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.

What is resilience?

Resilience is difficult to define. Lots of different definitions have been suggested: The capacity to withstand considerable hardships, to bounce back in the face of great adversity, and to go on to live relatively normal lives. (Gilgun, 1996, Silva, 1996, Turner et al., 1993, Vanistendael, 1995)  A sense of self-esteem and self-confidence; a sense of …

Introducing Krishna from CWISH

I am Mr. Krishna Prasad Subedi and I live in Nepal. I am passionate about working with vulnerable children who have no voice of their own. I started my career as a human rights activist. I actively participated in monitoring the human rights situation during the period of internal insurgency (1996-2006), and I was later …

Introducing Alfred from SALVE International

My name is Alfred Ochaya and I am a Ugandan. I have a passion to support street-connected children because they encounter many difficult situations on the street. I have sadly seen them suffer to the extent that some of them die or are killed. This forced me to think that I needed to work with …

Introducing Martha from JUCONI Ecuador

Who are you?  My name is Martha Espinoza What organisation you are from? I am from JUCONI Ecuador Brief summary of experience working with street children? I started working with street children seventeen years ago when I first joined JUCONI.   I used to go to the streets to make the first contacts with them while we played fun …

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