Retrak America

Retrak works to transform highly vulnerable children's lives; preserve families; empower communities and give each of them a voice. We put children at the very heart of everything we do and will be fearless and tenacious in defending and promoting their rights.
Reaching Out to Street Children in Ethiopia
 
$46,111
$33,889
Raised
Remaining
Retrak reaches out to vulnerable street children in Ethiopia, to provide them with food, medicine, shelter, education and everything they need to build a new life away from the street. project reportread updates from the field
Rebuilding the lives of street children in Uganda
 
$64,521
$35,479
Raised
Remaining
The project provides 850 street children with the emotional, physical, spiritual, educational and economic needs to facilitate their transition off the streets and back into the community. project reportread updates from the field
Help 24 Street Children in Kenya Return Home
 
$1,179
$18,271
Raised
Remaining
Retrak will work with local organizations to help some of the thousands of children living on the streets in Kenya to return to a family setting, with either their own family or a foster family. project reportread updates from the field
Hope for Street Children in Malawi
 
$640
$29,360
Raised
Remaining
The Chisomo Children's Club in Malawi promotes long-term change by providing direct services to hundreds of street children and their families, enabling them to lift themselves out of poverty and to have hope for the future. project reportread updates from the field
Teaching Farming Skills to Ugandan Street Children
 
$4,956
$74,044
Raised
Remaining
Tudabujja, which means "we are being made new", is a Retrak transitional home in Uganda which provides 90 street children with the space to begin the adjustment from street life to family life. Providing children with this period away from the streets in a family environment helps them to work through psychological trauma, develop a positive outlook for the future and learn valuable skills on the farm and in the classroom. project reportread updates from the field
Buy a Dairy Cow for Tudabujja
 
$249
$1
Raised
Remaining
While staying at Tudabujja, Retrak's transitional halfway home and training farm located on the outskirts of Kampala, Uganda, street children receive practical and theoretical agricultural training. The skills and knowledge they gain at Tudabujja enable them to contribute to their family's welfare when they return home. project reportread updates from the field
Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering
 
$21,232
$3,769
Raised
Remaining
Children forced on the streets by drought will be frightened, hungry and exhausted - you can help them avoid further suffering by helping us to be prepared. The worst drought in the horn of Africa for 60 years is forcing children away from their homes and to the streets. We are desperate to ensure Retrak is prepared and equipped to help as many of the children as possible. Help us to ensure that these children have a real alternative to life on the streets. project reportread updates from the field
Pay for Zenia's Vocational Training
 
$2,850
$0
Raised
Remaining
Not long ago, Zenia was living on the streets of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Now, thanks to Retrak, she's enrolled in a vocational training program in that will enable her to earn a living and once again be a part of the community. project reportread updates from the field
Pay Michael's Salary for One Month
 
$756
$0
Raised
Remaining
At Tudabujja, Retrak's Halfway Home and Farm, Michael Esalu teaches Ugandan street children basic literacy, numeracy and life-skills. These catch-up classes help to prepare the children for their return to school by ensuring that they are at the same level as their peers back home, making them less likely to drop out and return to the streets. project reportread updates from the field
Buy Medical Supplies for Tudabujja's Clinic
 
$1,018
$0
Raised
Remaining
Tudabujja, which means "we are being made new", houses 90 Ugandan street children every year as they transition from street life back to the community. The harsh life on the streets of Kampala leaves many children with health problems. Medical care is therefore a key part of the program at Tudabujja. The project nurse visits Tudabujja on a regular basis to ensure that all children are fit and healthy. The children also receive education on health and hygiene. project reportread updates from the field

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