Hope for begging talibe children, St-Louis Senegal Mamadou Gueye, key member of the night rounds team Buaro leading a karate class in MDG center Abdou teaching a literacy class

Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$156,371
raised on GlobalGiving
9
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

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)

Project Leaders
Rod LeRoy
Rod LeRoy
Rowan Hughes
Rowan Hughes
Issa Kouyate
Issa Kouyate
Sonia LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Diodio Calloga
Diodio Calloga
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
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

Project Reports

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Mar 31, 2021
Slavery - A Modern Scourge
Talibé children are subjected to a brutal contemporary form of slavery Except for 2019, Maison de la Gare has received financial support every year since 2013 from the United Nations Fund for...
Feb 24, 2021
The Gift of Confidence, Discipline and More for the Talibe Children
Robbie describes the magic of karate for the talibés of Maison de la Gare Maison de la Gare’s karate program began six years ago, the brainchild of a young Canadian volunteer and newly...
Jan 27, 2021
The Struggle Continues
Issa Kouyaté reports on the rescue of 28 talibé boys abandoned in the street At the height of the shut-down in Saint Louis due to Covid-19, Maison de la Gare rescued talibé...
 
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