Robbie fundraising at the Worlds in Florida Fundraising flyer used at WKC World Championships Robbie coaching students preparing to grade Talibes wash and hang their own uniforms

Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$88,833
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
Samantha Dougherty
Samantha Dougherty
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
http://www.mdgsl.com/eng.html
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
http://www.mdgsl.com/eng.html
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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Jul 25, 2018
How to Change the World Doing What you Love
"This year's WKC World Karate Championship was all about karate, but it was also about so much more than karate. It was about choosing to be positive in the face of tough challenges and how helping...
Jul 25, 2018
Making a Difference
Former talibé Arouna reflects on the impact of French students’ visits to Maison de la Gare "Once again, I want to tell you how valuable it is to be a volunteer with Maison de la Gare....
Jun 27, 2018
Marabout Thierno Yeril Sow
Issa Kouyaté praises an important ally in the struggle to improve the lives of the begging talibé street children "You can’t miss hearing his name in Saint Louis if you are...
 
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