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Facts, figures and a whole lot of challenges

Facts, figures and a whole lot of challenges

Our East Africa teams are about to expand their work into six new cities across Tanzania so we carried out surveys to count how many children are living on the streets of each area.
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Project update: new club to inspire change

Project update: new club to inspire change

Our projects in East Africa are expanding and reaching out to even more children who need our support. The growing success of our work in rescuing children from the streets and giving them a safe, secure future means that more and more young people are changing their lives and reaching their potential.
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Mt Kilimanjaro trek raises £80K for street children

Mt Kilimanjaro trek raises £80K for street children

A team of 12 intrepid rail professionals have just completed 7-day expedition to climb to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro and raise money for Railway Children.
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Taking fundraising to new heights

Taking fundraising to new heights

Our supporters go to amazing lengths to raise money to help us keep fighting for the world’s street children. A 54-year-old long term Railway Children supporter is taking to the skies and hoping to become the first person ever to cross Africa in a gyrocopter.
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Hosting an international conference to tackle the issue of violence

Hosting an international conference to tackle the issue of violence

Railway Children will join charity JUCONI to host Breaking the Cycle, an international conference for anyone working to change the lives of street-connected children.
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Mt Kenya trek raises £90K for children living on the streets

Mt Kenya trek raises £90K for children living on the streets

20 intrepid rail professionals took part in an 11-day expedition to climb to the summit of Mount Kenya and raise money for vulnerable children at the same time.
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Reuniting families in Kenya

Reuniting families in Kenya

Reuniting families in Kenya

Since November, with your help, we’ve successfully returned 32 children from our emergency shelter in Kitale back to their families.
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Sharing good practice around the world

Sharing good practice around the world

In November 2015, a group of Railway Children staff – along with colleagues from its partners in the UK and East Africa – travelled to Puebla, Mexico to learn about the ground-breaking work of JUCONI.
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