£3 million grant to help change lives in Tanzania

£3 million grant to help change lives in Tanzania

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.
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Film legend Bill to represent Railway Children at BGC Charity Day

Film legend Bill to represent Railway Children at BGC Charity Day

Railway Children is excited to announce that we’re teaming up with British film legend Bill Nighy to take part in a multi-million pound fundraising day thanks to BGC Partners.
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New guidebook to make India's stations safer for children

New guidebook to make India's stations safer for children

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).
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Street art challenge to help street children

Street art challenge to help street children

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.
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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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‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

‘I just felt like I had to do something, I couldn’t bear it.’

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.
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