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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
$141,326
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)

Project Leaders
Rod LeRoy
Rod LeRoy
Rowan Hughes
Rowan Hughes
Issa Kouyate
Issa Kouyate
Sonia LeRoy
Sonia LeRoy
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
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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Oct 28, 2020
Portrait of Hope for Children Living on the Street
Diodio describes four years of progress in finding and safely reintegrating boys found living on the streets The four years of our grant from the European Union made possible a substantial...
Sep 30, 2020
A Portrait of Hope for the Talibe Children
Diodio shares Maison de la Gare’s remarkable story as a beacon of hope for the talibé children over the past four years A little over four years ago, we reported on “A New Chapter...
Sep 10, 2020
Who are the Talibes? And Why do they Beg?
Across the globe and throughout history there have existed unjust exploitations of certain groups of individuals lacking the ability to defend themselves. And, those in positions of power have taken...
 
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