The very happy champions! Sonia presents some of the winners their rewards Many enthusiastic watchers ... the next karatekas? The competition begins

Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$99,241
raised on GlobalGiving
6
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
Ndaraw Diop, Issa Kouyate, Aminata Kone, Bouri Mbodj, Aida Dieng, Anta Mbaye, Coly Noel, Samba Ndong, Abibou Fall, Abdourahmane Soumare, Kalidou Balde, Abdoulaye Diallo, Arouna Kande, Mamadou Kande, Souleymane Ndiaye, Awa Diallo, Diodio Calloga, Abou Sy, Oumou Samb, Thieck Aw, Adama Diarra, Seydou Ba, Abdoulaye Seck
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# 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# 4166851807

Project Reports

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Jan 18, 2019
A Very Special Event at Maison de la Gare
On my most recent trip to visit Maison de la Gare, a very special activity took place at Maison de la Gare’s center, organized and funded in a very special way. The Douvris Cup Classic was a...
Dec 26, 2018
We are changing lives at Maison de la Gare
A grant in 2013 from the United Nations Fund for the Struggle Against Contemporary Forms of Slavery set us on our path.  We need your help to continue this work. Every month we welcome over 900...
Nov 28, 2018
Treasured and Troubled Memories of Maison de la Gare
"I find it nearly impossible to put in to words everything that was my experience in Saint Louis with Maison de la Gare.  When I close my eyes and take myself back, I picture the love of my host...
 
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