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Selam's mother at the reunion with her daughter "I was received with open arms" Reaching Out to Street Children in Ethiopia Girls at the Retrak Lighthouse.

Retrak

Org #46972
Vetted since 2018 Site Visit Verified
1994
year founded
$33,465
raised on GlobalGiving
12
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Retrak is a UK registered international NGO (started in 1994) with a vision of a world where no child is forced to live on the street. We engage with children (both boys and girls) on the streets, including those at risk of child trafficking and modern slavery. We provide temporary care and support before reintegrating children back into a safe family environment, including follow up support for the children, their care-givers and communities. Retrak's two principal countries of operation are Uganda and Ethiopia but we also work through partners in Malawi and Zimbabwe. We have also worked previously through partners in Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya and Tanzania. Retrak wo... read more

Project Leaders
Priyanka Zacharias
Priyanka Zacharias
Teresa Wyness
Teresa Wyness
Team
Ben Cooley, Tim Nelson, Neil Wain, Elaine Jones, Neil Cossey, Adam Hewitt
Organization Information
Metropolitan House, Station Road, Cheadle Hulme
Cheadle, SK8 7AZ
United Kingdom
01614856685
Organization Information
Metropolitan House, Station Road, Cheadle Hulme
Cheadle, SK8 7AZ
United Kingdom
01614856685

Project Reports

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Aug 3, 2020
Update on Retrak in Uganda: Anna's story
Protecting the children in Retrak’s care and the staff who work with them remains one of the charity’s top priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The teams at our Lighthouses are...
Aug 1, 2020
Update on Retrak in Ethiopia: Selam's story
Protecting the children in Retrak’s care and the staff who work with them remains one of the charity’s top priorities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The teams at our Lighthouses are...
Mar 6, 2020
Update on Ethiopia and Sara's story
In Ethiopia there are thousands of vulnerable children* encountering hunger, poverty, violence and abuse on a daily basis. Retrak’s principal aim is to reintegrate these children back into a...
 
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