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Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$172,586
raised on GlobalGiving
9
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)

Project Leaders
Rod LeRoy
Rod LeRoy
Rowan Hughes
Rowan Hughes
Issa Kouyate
Issa Kouyate
Sonia LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
Diodio Calloga
Diodio Calloga
Boubacar Gano
Boubacar Gano
Team
Ndeye Diodio Calloga, Ndaraw Diop, Issa Kouyate, Bouri Mbodj, Aida Dieng, Noel Coly, Amadou Ba, Ndeye Aby Ba, Abdou Soumare, Kalidou Balde, Cheikh Abdoulaye Ndiaye, Baka Fall, Awa Diallo, Oumou Samb, Abduramane Buaro, Adama Diarra, Boubacar Gano
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
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

Project Reports

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Sep 29, 2021
Keep Them Smiling
French volunteer Emmanuelle Pinet shares her project for the talibé children The daily lives of Basile, Sidiki, Omar, Bassirou and all the other little talibés of Saint Louis are very...
Sep 7, 2021
An Oasis in the Pandemic
In March of 2020 Covid-19 hit Maison de la Gare like a freight train. International volunteers evacuated the country. Planned volunteer visits and the revenue they bring were cancelled. Travel between...
Aug 25, 2021
It Takes a Village and, at MDG, They Have One
Joey shares his impressions from his Senegalese volunteer experience Before my time in Senegal, I understood the idea that it takes a village to raise a child as an old proverb to encourage community...
 
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