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...

... while the assembly listens attentively

... while the assembly listens attentively
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Chapter for the Talibe Children' (view small | med | large | orig)

Diodio presents the project ...

Diodio presents the project ...
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Chapter for the Talibe Children' (view small | med | large | orig)

Deputy Governor Fall presides over the ceremony

Deputy Governor Fall presides over the ceremony
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Chapter for the Talibe Children' (view small | med | large | orig)

Our EU application - an enormous team effort

Our EU application  -  an enormous team effort
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Chapter for the Talibe Children' (view small | med | large | orig)

Deputy Governor Sahite Fall with Issa and Diodio

Deputy Governor Sahite Fall with Issa and Diodio
Photo from Progress Report 'A New Chapter for the Talibe Children' (view small | med | large | orig)
 
   

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