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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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How we’ve been able to use football to reach children on the streets in Tanzania

How we’ve been able to use football to reach children on the streets in Tanzania

As football fever gets underway once again in the UK find out more about how Railway Children uses the beautiful game to reach street children in Tanzania and help them reach new goals.
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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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Lives being changed and lessons being learned

Lives being changed and lessons being learned

Part two of Andy McCullough's blog post about his trip to Africa to work with our teams on safeguarding children.
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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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Insight and inspiration from our teams in Africa

Insight and inspiration from our teams in Africa

Andy McCullough, Railway Children’s Safeguarding and Policy director, recently visited Africa to work with our teams.
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From street child to family champion

From street child to family champion

Sadock is a family worker with Railway Children in Tanzania. He works with children who are living alone on the streets. He knows better than anyone what these children need...
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