Helping those living on the street in Ethiopia

Over 120 street children /teenagers are currently being helped in Ethiopia to help them get into school or receive educational training as well as the following supports have been put in place

  1. Counselling, communication and training – Providing counselling, communication and drama training, behavioural change training and sports activities to address the needs and rights these children and foster their integration.
  2. Coordination with Local Institutions– Working with Government and local institutions to address the issue of vulnerable street children and teenagers.
  3. Capacity Building:Training social workers to understand the specific needs of street children and training community police to understand the needs, fears and challenges facing street children and to increase their protection of them.
  4. Reunification of 20 children with their families Providing support for a social worker to assist children who following counselling wish to return to their families and to coordinate the family identification and reunification process into the family.
  5. Educational Support:Providing support to children/teenagers so they can re-enter primary and secondary school and working with older teenagers to identify their interests and develop skills so they can enter technical vocational colleges for training and certification.

Latest Events at the Foundation

Sanctuary’s Afternoon Tea

With Lorna Byrne

July 20, 2024

Connecting and Accepting – Workshop

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Sanctuary’s Afternoon Tea

With Lorna Byrne

October 12, 2024