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...

Ndaractu, published July 28, 2016

Ndaractu, published July 28, 2016
Photo from Progress Report 'It Must End!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Diodio addresses the crowds in Rosso

Diodio addresses the crowds in Rosso
Photo from Progress Report 'It Must End!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Skits dramatize difficult lives of talibe children

Skits dramatize difficult lives of talibe children
Photo from Progress Report 'It Must End!' (view small | med | large | orig)

This must end

This must end
Photo from Progress Report '14,779 Begging Talibe Children in Saint Louis' (view small | med | large | orig)

Ndaraw explains the census plan to the marabouts

Ndaraw explains the census plan to the marabouts
Photo from Progress Report '14,779 Begging Talibe Children in Saint Louis' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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