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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
$120,095
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 / Human Rights
 
Project Leaders
Rod LeRoy
Rod LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Issa Kouyate
Issa Kouyate
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

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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Jan 21, 2020
Sulayman's Story
Sulayman has always been a quiet, positive boy with a gentle spirit and a smile. He began with the karate program early, not long after karate was first offered at Maison de la Gare. Sulayman earned...
Dec 26, 2019
Begging for Change
Dominika Kulczyk exposes child slavery in Senegal for CNN Freedom Project and Kulczyk Foundation documentary series Forced begging is the most prevalent form of human trafficking in Senegal. Human...
Nov 27, 2019
The Talibe Children Discover the Magic of Art
Myah brings her talents as an artist to Maison de la Gare I sought my position as an Arts, Music, and Excursions teacher primarily because of my love for the arts and my strong belief in its power to...
 
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