Lala leading games for the talibes, with Abdou Refereeing a game at Maison de la Gare Distributing food to talibes with volunteer Alicia Always ready to help, here repainting the center

Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$105,959
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
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 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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Apr 24, 2019
Maison de la Gare's Incredible Volunteers
Sixteen amazing human beings bring the best of themselves to improve the lives of the talibé children From the spring of 2018 until early 2019, sixteen volunteers from the United States and...
Apr 18, 2019
Bouaro
  It is Thursday morning and he is one of the first to arrive at the centre. This early in the day most of the talibé boys are still out on the streets, begging for their daily quotas of...
Mar 27, 2019
The Trip of a Lifetime
Le Book Humanitaire’s mission to Maison de la Gare in Saint-Louis, Senegal "When we left, which was unbelievably sad, I was deeply moved by the appreciation of the young talibés, by...
 
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