Child Rescue Kenya

CRK mission is to assist children in need while developing communities to better care for their own children. Our vision is a world where children enjoy all their rights, especially the right to be a child BACKGROUND INFORMATION. Child Rescue Kenya is an organization operating in Trans-Nzoia County in Kenya. The Organization assists vulnerable children and families through integrated development initiatives.CRK facilitates the rehabilitation of street children, and other abused or neglected children, by encouraging close links between community -child, project-child, and project - community. Multifaceted activities combine child rehabilitation centers with community development initiatives...
Mar 15, 2016

Safety Haven For Street Children

Liyavo Chidren in the last three weeks has become an alternative home for children fleeing the streets who would have ended up being locked up in police cells in an apparent town " clean Up exercise". we are hosting by today about 30 children who we recieved and the number is likely to increase as the Investors' conferance nears.

The authorities are in up gear preparations for investors conferrance. More demolitions have been experienced and wanton arrests for town youths and children done. in the wake of these happenings children have had to run and so we are recieving them into our centre.

The centre has continued to reintergret children into their families  throught out 2015, Over 250 children were rescued from the streets to our centre and 137 children reintergrated and continue to be supported from the safety of thier families and relations.

We continue to thank our supporters for the noble work.

thank you.

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Jul 2, 2015

Family for Children - Rose

Rose (not her real name) first came to the streets in 2011 then aged 8 years after her parents separation due to alcohol abuse by her mother which resulted into the father relocation to Nairobi ( Kenya Capital)  with a new wife he had just married.

Due to lack of food and care; Rose decided to look for food in dumb sites in town with her siblings aged 6 years and 4 years. They would go to school in the morning, go to town after school and later go back home before dark, after some time stopped going to school completely and fully joined the streets

Child Rescue Kenya street outreach team spotted them and from interractions and follow up to their home it was established that they had no food, the mother was always drunk and would not care for them and the environment at home was extremely unconducive to children because in her drunken stupor she would entertain male guests in thier single room house in the presence of Rose and other children on occasions they came home.

Child Rescue Kenya through the government department of Children services rescued Rose and her other 2 siblings and placed them in our Liyavo Child Care centre and embarked on serious working with Rose's Mother to help her out of alcohol addiction and possible reunification of  the family.

Rose’s mother has undergone support to help her reduce drinking, she has tremendously improved and now Rose's Father occasionally visits her. The father has also been engaged by CRK's Family worker and has started to change his attitude towards his wife and promises to work hard to support his family.

In this remarkable improvement Child Rescue Kenya enrolled Rose in an informal skills school that is near her home and with constant support and visits they seem to be getting along well

Thank you so much for your continued support.

Mar 31, 2015

Solidarity Sleep Out

Solidarity Sleep Out
Solidarity Sleep Out

On 12 April, street children, NGOs, celebrities, policy makers, businesses and concerned individuals the world over mark the International Day for Street Children. This annual dedication to a particularly vulnerable group in our society was launched in 2011 by the Consortium for Street Children (CSC), the leading network dedicated to guaranteeing the rights of street children worldwide.

Child Rescue Kenya is joining a host of street children charities on the eve of the International Day for Street Children 2015 to Sleep Out on Manchester's Oxford Road (UK), in Solidarity with children all over the world who are surviving on the streets.

Please give now to show your support for the volunteers sleeping out, and the children in Kenya that CRK works with. If you want to join us on the day (April 11 2015): http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solidarity-sleep-out-tickets-16271098293

Please support CRK's efforts by donating to one of the projects below.

 

https://www.globalgiving.co.uk/fundraisers/solidarity-sleep-out-2/


http://www.globalgiving.org/fundraisers/solidarity-sleep-out/

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