Maison de la Gare

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...
Guet Ndar on the Langue de Barberie, where we found Mamadou and Seydou
Ave Dodds, St Louis, Senegal
(16.02650, -16.50849)
Hotel Keur Dada, site of the project launch
Ave Jean Mermoz, St Louis, Senegal
(16.03736, -16.50215)
Maision de la Gare's agricultural apprenticeship program at Bango
Unnamed Road, Senegal
(16.07386, -16.45031)
Maison de la Gare welcome centre, Balacos, Sor
Avenue General de gaulle, St Louis, Senegal
(16.02406, -16.49275)
Maison de la Gare's agricultural apprenticeship program in Bango
Unnamed Road, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.06454, -16.44885)
Maison de la Gare's center
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02418, -16.49274)
Maison de la Gare's center for talibe street children in Saint Louis
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02396, -16.49257)
Maison de la Gare's center in Saint Louis
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02392, -16.49266)
Maison de la Gare's center in Saint Louis, Senegal
Avenue General de gaulle, St Louis, Senegal
(16.02431, -16.49287)
Maison de la Gare's center in Saint Louis, site of the beginner karate classes
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02384, -16.49267)
Maison de la Gare's center in Saint Louis, the base of NODETA's activities for the talibe children
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02389, -16.49262)
Maison de la Gare's center in Saint Louis, where Sam volunteered
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02399, -16.49265)
Maison de la Gare's centre for talibe street children
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint Louis, Senegal
(16.02403, -16.49254)
Maison de la Gare's centre in Saint Louis, Senegal
Avenue General de gaulle, St Louis, Senegal
(16.02404, -16.49267)
Maison de la Gare's centre in Saint Louis, where Kaylin spent most of her time as a volunteer
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02399, -16.49280)
Maison de la Gare's centre in Sor, Saint Louis, Senegal
Avenue General de gaulle, St Louis, Senegal
(16.02371, -16.49262)
Maison de la Gare's emergency shelter, in its Saint Louis center
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02401, -16.49263)
Maison de la Gare's welcome center in Saint Louis
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02389, -16.49269)
Maison de la Gare's welcome center in Saint Louis, the base for this new project
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02370, -16.49262)
Maison de la Gare's welcome center in Sor, Saint-Louis
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02389, -16.49266)
Maison de la Gare's welcome center, the base for Jerejef's work for the talibe children
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02432, -16.49260)
Maison de la Gare's welcome centre for the talibe children
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
From report: Kalidou
(16.02385, -16.49260)
Maison de la Gare's welcome centre, the base of the Senegalese volunteers' activities
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02401, -16.49256)
Our welcome center for the talibe children in Saint Louis, Senegal
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02402, -16.49262)
Route du Cimetiere, Saint Louis, Senegal
(16.02456, -16.49151)
Souleymane's home away from home, Maison de la Gare's welcome center
Avenue General de gaulle, Saint-Louis, Senegal
From report: Souleymane
(16.02389, -16.49266)
TIP Hero Award presented to Issa by Secretary John Kerry in Washington
220-298 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20216, USA
(38.89103, -77.01450)
The old city of Saint Louis, site of the carriage tour
Rue Lanzun, St Louis, Senegal
(16.02767, -16.50576)
The sandy lot that serves as a soccer pitch
Route du Cimetiere, Saint-Louis, Senegal
(16.02415, -16.48952)
   

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