Street Children in India

Street Children in India

Street Children in India

We have worked with street children in India for over 25 years, but why are there children on the streets of India in the first place? How do they survive, and what are the risks they face every day? In this article we have spoken to the CEO of Railway Children India, Navin Sellaraju, to find out more about who these children are, why they end up living on the streets, and how our work is trying to tackle this growing problem.
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Bringing a whole new virtual world to street children in Tanzania

Bringing a whole new virtual world to street children in Tanzania

Our marketing manager Graham Frost recently visited the teams in East Africa to help put together a virtual reality film that we will be able to use in our fundraising. The company behind the project, Youtoring, also took the opportunity to introduce the children at our Kivuko day centre to people and places they would never normally have the opportunity to see.
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These are the champions: empowering local communities to look out for children

These are the champions: empowering local communities to look out for children

Our teams in East Africa have pioneered a way of giving extra support to street children in Tanzania with the help from local community members. Our communications officer Henry Mazunda, went to meet the inspiring people willing to give so much of their time to others, when they have so little themselves.
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Changing the future for Emmanuel and his family

Changing the future for Emmanuel and his family

Our content officer, Kate Speedie, recently visited our projects in Tanzania to see our work in action and meet the children whose lives are changing with our long term family support.
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A day in the life of a family worker – Part 2

A day in the life of a family worker – Part 2

In the second part of our blog from Kissa Mwangosi, manager of our children’s centre in Tanzania, we hear more about what led her to her current role and the huge challenges, and rewards, it brings.
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A day in the life of a family worker – meet Kissa

A day in the life of a family worker – meet Kissa

Kissa Mwangosi has worked with Railway Children’s partners in Tanzania as the family work manager since 2015. She organises the work at our two children’s centres there.
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