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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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Meeting the children's whose lives we're changing: Mwanza

Meeting the children's whose lives we're changing: Mwanza

Helen Shepard has been at Railway Children for six years and visited East Africa recently to see the impact of our projects. She was moved and inspired by the seven-day trip that took her across the country to visit our children’s centres and into the homes of families we’re working with.
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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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More from East Africa: meeting the families you're supporting

More from East Africa: meeting the families you're supporting

I come to Africa at least every couple of months - more often this year - but recently I’ve been spending less and less time outside of meeting rooms and hotels. So on this trip I resolved to spend more time out with project staff in the field and start to connect with what we actually do again! Read part two of Pete's blog.
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A message from East Africa: the children I won’t give up on

A message from East Africa: the children I won’t give up on

Our East Africa Director, Pete Kent, has been on a trip to East Africa to see how your money is changing lives. Pete talks about how his work affects him as a person and as a dad.
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