Art Exhibition on Resilience in Jinja, Uganda

As part of our activities to explore resilience among street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation, we have organised an art exhibition in Jinja, Uganda. 250 people attended and 30 children participated in the art exhibition by explaining the meaning of the words written in the pots they moulded, children also performed a …

Shared Learning Panel 3 – Summary and Recording

BwB presented their third and last shared learning panel, Resilience: from Research to Practice, on Wednesday 28 March 2018.  16 practitioners and researchers participated at the webinar, they had the opportunity to learn about the latest lessons and challenges experienced by Resilience Champions during the learning and innovation cycle 3, and also, to further discuss …

Learning and Innovation in Action: Sense-Making in Nepal

In February, I met with the Resilience Champions at CWISH, our Learning Partner in Nepal, to conduct our final cross-site visit including our third and final Sense-Making Session. The sense-making sessions, conducted over two days, have formed a core part of the learning and innovation process which we have been using to innovate and adapt …

Resilience Youth Camp in Uganda

Adolescence can be a very happy and exciting developmental period. But it can also have its share of stress. The stress that youth experience, like the stress that individuals experience at any stage of development, is caused by the pressures that are placed on them and can come from a variety of sources.   Resilience …

Nepal Roundtable Event Summary

CWISH, supported by the Consortium for Street Children, organised the first in a series of country roundtable events aimed at sharing the learning from the BwB project. The roundtable was held in Kathmandu on 5 February 2018 and was widely attended by about 70 participants including government officials, NGOs and teachers.   Nepal Roundtable – …

Living a life of Resilience Film

Children usually face challenging situations at home and are blamed by their parents and punished for this, in the worse cases children are asked to leave their home. It is a shame for children or any other person to lose connection with their families, as this is one of the reasons why children decide to …

Nepal Workshop Roundtable

Nepal Workshop Roundtable We are pleased to announce that the first Building with Bamboo Workshop Roundtable will be held on 5 February from 13.00 to 16.15 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Our learning partner in Nepal, Krishna from CWISH and organisation that supports child domestic workers, will be hosting the BwB In Country Roundtable, in which child-centred organisations, …

How to reassure children facing emotional trauma?

I have had numerous experiences working with street-connected children. The majority of these experiences have helped me to realise that “change is tough for anyone”, but even more for street-connected children. Have you ever thought of spending a night on the street? It’s not easy at all.   We reassure children that we will be …

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