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Child poverty in Africa

Child poverty in Africa

Child poverty in Africa

Child poverty in Africa

Africa has the highest rates of child poverty in the world, but what are the causes and potential routes out of poverty?
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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

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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East Africa update: How making just a small change can totally transform lives

East Africa update: How making just a small change can totally transform lives

Emma Donaldson has been working at Railway Children for six years. She visited our projects in Tanzania to see first hand how our work is changing the lives of hundreds of children in Africa.
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Seeds and Sustenance

Seeds and Sustenance

Seeds and Sustenance

Grace and her children were struggling to survive. Find out how things have changed since we've helped her grow her own food.
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