Railway Children has received a huge funding boost thanks to the generosity of the British people. The new grant, worth £3 million, from UK Aid Direct will help us transform the lives of street children in Tanzania.
India’s Railway Board has launched a guidebook for all railway stations to follow that will ensure they become safer places for the children there. The guidebook was developed between Railway Children and the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).
Railway Children was invited to take part in The Big Rail Diversity Challenge, which saw 500 people from across the rail industry take part in activities designed to push them out of the comfort zone of their traditional roles.
This year a group of intrepid adventurers cycled across India to raise money for us. Mum of four Christina Frost was one of the 20 Ride India participants, and shares why she was inspired to take part.