Here you will find all the learning from our innovative learning projects, including reports, workshop write-ups, think pieces and reflection from children, the team and the wider community of practice. You will also find relevant sector news, case studies, resources and guest blogs.

Building with Bamboo at the ‘Pathways to Resilience’ conference in South Africa

I was one of the presenters at the ‘Pathways to Resilience’ conference, which was held in Cape Town in South Africa from the 14th to the 17th June 2017. Our ‘Resilience dream team’ included: Sian Wynne, the Resilience Project Manager; Sarah Thomas de Benitez, former CEO of the Consortium for Street Children and co-founder of …

Building with Bamboo’s First Learning Update

We are delighted to announce the publication of Building with Bamboo’s first learning update! This is the first of three updates in which we share the emerging learning from our first learning and innovation cycle (January – March 2017). In this update, we provide a brief introduction to the project, our approach to ‘resilience’ and …

Supporting the parents of street-connected children

Behind each street-connected children there are stories that should be told and heard, unfortunately most of these stories are rather painful than sweet. Precisely, the outreach team from JUCONI have been thinking about the way these stories may affect children, also how children explain to themselves the challenging experiences they had to go through and the …

Building with Bamboo on Ugandan TV

I was invited by KOTV channel host, MC Jerry, to a live interview about resilience which was recently aired on Ugandan TV. The objective of the interview was to share with the audience about our work supporting street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. The TV host was also interested in learning about …

‘Resilience: From Research to Practice’ Shared Learning Panel

We are pleased to announce the first Building with Bamboo shared learning panel, Resilience: From Research to Practice. The panel will take place on 21st June at 13:00-14:30 UTC (14:00-15:30 UK). Building with Bamboo is an international learning project exploring resilience-based approaches to working with street-connected children who are exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. The project builds on findings …

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