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...

Registering new karate students at Sor-Karate

Registering new karate students at Sor-Karate
Photo from Progress Report 'Souleymane' (view small | med | large | orig)

Now a yellow belt, leading the karate class at MDG

Now a yellow belt, leading the karate class at MDG
Photo from Progress Report 'Souleymane' (view small | med | large | orig)

Coloring, a first chance to be a child

Coloring, a first chance to be a child
Photo from Progress Report 'Souleymane' (view small | med | large | orig)

In class, Souleymane in the foreground

In class, Souleymane in the foreground
Photo from Progress Report 'Souleymane' (view small | med | large | orig)

A child at heart - Souleymane skipping

A child at heart - Souleymane skipping
Photo from Progress Report 'Souleymane' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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