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Samba (Futa), Moussa (Gambia) & Oumar (Futa) Amadou & Oumar from Futa Tooro, Samba from Saloum A Maison de la Gare Classroom Karate Can Kick Hopelessness

Maison de la Gare

Org #11200
Vetted since 2012 Top Ranked Project of the Month Site Visit Verified
2007
year founded
$109,933
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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Jul 18, 2019
The Sounds of Senegal
It is the middle of the night. Silence reigns. A the sheep bellows, he can be heard throughout the cartier. Still dark, the first call to prayer sings out over the city, echoed infinite times in every...
Jun 26, 2019
Sewing for Life
Maison de la Gare’s tailoring apprenticeship program takes off A beautiful new building began to take shape within Maison de la Gare’s welcome center early in 2018, adjacent to the garden...
May 29, 2019
Lala Sene - An Extraordinary Senegalese Volunteer
“I feed myself off of my love for the talibés and their love for me” Lala sits under the shade of the bougainvillea, talking to a little talibé. Lala is listening to him,...
 
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