Children
 Bolivia
Project #4209

Rescuing children from a life on the streets

by Kaya Children International

Summary

The Kaya Center provides education, counseling, family support, and life skills training to children on the streets in La Paz, Bolivia, giving them a chance to reinvent their futures.
$50,000
total goal
$8,424
remaining
376
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

In Bolivia, thousands of children have dropped out of school and are living on the streets. The Kaya Center helps these children restore their relationships with their families and get back in school, providing special education and therapeutic services catered to their unique needs. Children receive care and support during the day when their families are unable to provide supervision. They recover lost years of schooling, heal from the traumas of the streets, and develop healthy living skills.

Solution

Children get a comprehensive education, receive special education services and counseling, and participate in a variety of extracurricular activities that help them develop important life skills.

Long-Term Impact

The project will serve 60 children, rescuing them from a life on the streets and providing them with the education and support necessary for a healthy, sustainable future.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.kayachildren.org

Organization Information

Kaya Children International

Location: Lincoln, MA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.kayachildren.org
Project Leader:
Sarah Kwok
Development Associate
Lincoln, MA United States
$41,576 raised of $50,000 goal
 
425 donations
$8,424 to go
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