Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering

 
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has received 1 donation
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Final Report from Oromia
    By - Joan Townsend - Executive Director, Retrak America
    Thank you for supporting Retrak's feeding program in the Oromio region of Ethiopia, which is now coming to an end. It was set-up as an emergency program during the worst drought that the region had suffered in 60 years. Over the past two years, Retrak has provided supplemental feeding to over 1,000 children at two primary...
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has received 88 donations
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    "I don't know how I can thank you"
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    Dear Retrak Supporter, As 2013 draws to a close, all of us at Retrak want to thank you for supporting our work with street children in Africa. Retrak has had an eventful year; we expanded our programs into Malawi by partnering with an organization called the Chisomo Children’s Club in Blantyre, and we continued to...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    On Giving Tuesday, Help a Street Child in Africa
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    Today is Giving Tuesday, a national day of giving to kick off the holiday season. This year Microsoft is making Giving Tuesday even more special by making a 100% match to any gift that’s made to Retrak’s program in Ethiopia, doubling the impact of your donation to Retrak.  A gift of $20 from you will feed...
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Emergency Help in Rift Valley
    By - Kathleen Sheridan - Fundraiser
    For the first time last year, Retrak worked to reach vulnerable children in a disaster situation through our partner Rift Valley Children and Women’s Development Organisation (RCWDO). The partnership between Retrak and RCWDO enabled RCWDO to provide two target schools in Oromia with meals for one year, meaning...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Spotlight on our Partner Project in Ethiopia
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    The UN estimates that more than 10 million people in East Africa have been affected by the worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa in over 60 years. The drought in Ethiopia has resulted in a food shortage and increased malnutrition for over 97,800 people in the Oromia region alone. As a result families have been...
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has received 61 donations
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    A Teacher's Viewpoint
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    Ayyelech Argaw is a social science teacher in Goro Rayya Primary School in rural Ethiopia. Ayyelech says “Last year we did not have a school feeding program in our school. We usually encountered students who went faint while raising the flag in the morning. Inside the classroom, it was usual to watch students get...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Thank you!
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    As 2012 comes to a close, we at Retrak want to thank you for your support of our work with street children in Africa. Thanks to the generosity of donors like you, Retrak was able to accomplish some amazing things in 2012, such as:   Over 200 children were helped to return to a safe and loving family Retrak’s...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Adem's Story
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    The drought in the Horn of Africa has taken a tremendous toll on the people of Ethiopia's Rift Valley. Retrak has been helping some of the most vulnerable victims of the drought by partnering with the Rift Valley Women's and Children's Development Organization (RWCDO). RWCDO has been helping 650 children stay in school by...
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Biniam's Story
    By - Joan Townsend - US Country Director
    Biniam, age 14 Biniam is 14-year-old boy from Gondar, in Ethiopia.  He was living with his father and elder sister.  He also has an elder brother who is living independently.  His mother divorced his father and remarried another man.  Biniam lived a life of neglect and poverty, and was encouraged by his...
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has received 129 donations
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Jemal's Story
    By - Anna Richardson - Events Coordinator
    Jemal’s story highlights the importance of reaching children on the streets quickly. The longer a child has been on the streets he more help they will need to recover from the abuse, neglect and loneliness of street life. The droughts in East Africa have made more and more children like Jamal run away from home,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    Denis' Story
    By - Anna Richardson - Events Coordinator
    Like many vulnerable children, due to famine and poverty Denis lives on the streets of Kitale with his siblings. He works hard everyday to try and feed his brothers and sisters. They only have the clothes that they wear and sleep under sack cloth at night. Denis often ends up loitering in town, trying to find...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering posted a progress report
    The Horn of Africa Crisis
    By - Anna Richardson - Events Coordinator
    Thank you so much for supporting the Horn of Africa Crisis Appeal. The drought that hit East Africa has caused loss and devastation for thousands of people. Retrak asked for your support to help us deal with an increasing number of children on the streets, an issue that is a direct result of the droughts. Our partners...
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has made updates to their project page.
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  • Help These Children Avoid Further Suffering has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Organization

Retrak America

Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire, United Kingdom
http://www.retrak.org

Project Leader

Joan Townsend

US Country Director
Washington, DC United States

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