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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
$137,508
raised on GlobalGiving
8
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)

Karate Can Kick Hopelessness
Senegal / Human Rights
 
Project Leaders
Rod LeRoy
Rod LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Rowan Hughes
Rowan Hughes
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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Jul 29, 2020
On a Path to Proud Self-Sufficiency
Maison de la Gare has launched a microfinance program, an essential tool for talibé apprentices in achieving financial autonomy During the darkest days of the Covid-19 crisis, while...
Jun 24, 2020
Life Begins Again - Slowly, Carefully
Restrictions are easing, and the talibé children are returning to Maison de la Gare’s center as an oasis in their difficult lives For over three months, the begging talibé children...
May 27, 2020
Month Two - The Struggle Continues
With your help, neighborhood Godmothers are now feeding close to 2,500 talibé children every day How quickly life can change! From hopeful anticipation, to unimaginable disaster, to tragedy...
 
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