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...

A corner of MDG's Bango agricultural property

A corner of MDG's Bango agricultural property
Photo from Progress Report 'New Opportunity for Talibe Children- You Can Help' (view small | med | large | orig)

Kalidou learning to sew at Maison de la Gare

Kalidou learning to sew at Maison de la Gare
Photo from Progress Report 'New Opportunity for Talibe Children- You Can Help' (view small | med | large | orig)

Teacher Abdou leading singsong in MDG center

Teacher Abdou leading singsong in MDG center
Photo from Progress Report 'New Opportunity for Talibe Children- You Can Help' (view small | med | large | orig)

Proud of his okra crop at MDG's Bango property

Proud of his okra crop at MDG's Bango property
Photo from Progress Report 'Souleymane' (view small | med | large | orig)

Registering new karate students at Sor-Karate

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

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