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Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$111,731
raised on GlobalGiving
7
years fundraising
0
projects funded

Mission

Maison de la Gare's mission is to achieve integration of the begging talibe street children into formal schooling and productive participation in Senegalese society. Tens of thousands of talibe children beg on the streets of Senegal for 6 to 10 hours each day for their food and for money to give the "teacher" or Marabout who controls them. They live in unconscionable conditions in "daaras", without access to running water, rudimentary hygiene or nurture, often without shelter and subject to severe abuse. Human Rights Watch published a widely distributed description of this situation in 2010, "Off the Backs of the Children". Maison de la Gare is acting wi... read more

Projects (2)

Karate Can Kick Hopelessness
Senegal / Children
 
Project Leaders
Rod LeRoy
Rod LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Issa Kouyate
Issa Kouyate
Team
Ndeye Diodio Calloga, Ndaraw Diop, Issa Kouyate, Bouri Mbodj, Aida Dieng, Anta Mbaye, Noel Coly, Amadou Ba, Ndeye Aby Ba, Abdou Soumare, Kalidou Balde, Cheikh Abdoulaye Ndiaye, Arouna Kande, Thierno Alassane Sow, Baka Fall, Awa Diallo, Elhage Jallow, Abou Sy, Oumou Samb, Abduramane Buaro, Adama Diarra
Organization Information
Avenue Charles de Gaulle, opposite Maitre Babacar Seye Stadium
Balacos, Sor
Saint Louis, Saint Louis B.P. 150
Senegal
221 77 534 0660

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4166851807
Organization Information
Avenue Charles de Gaulle, opposite Maitre Babacar Seye Stadium
Balacos, Sor
Saint Louis, Saint Louis B.P. 150
Senegal
221 77 534 0660

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE ID #4166851807

Project Reports

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Aug 28, 2019
A Possible Dream
Buaró aspires to build his life on his love of karate It is Thursday morning and he is one of the first to arrive at the center. This early in the day, most of the talibé boys are still...
Jul 31, 2019
A Cyclone Hits Maison de la Gare
Issa describes a renovation campaign that transformed the Saint Louis welcome center “A Canadian family arrived at Maison de la Gare’s center a few months ago.  We have been working...
Jul 18, 2019
The Sounds of Senegal
It is the middle of the night. Silence reigns. A the sheep bellows, he can be heard throughout the cartier. Still dark, the first call to prayer sings out over the city, echoed infinite times in every...
 
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