Learning Activities for Resilience

What an abstract concept is resilience!  Are we born with resilience or do we get it from social interactions?  What is this process? JUCONI’s team have been asking these questions and more in the last few weeks. The common understanding is that resilience makes you psychologically strong like a bamboo. But we were interested to learn how vulnerable children and families understand …

Introducing CSC’s toolkit for working with adolescent street-connected girls

Any street-connected child may be exposed to sexual abuse, but this is an issue which predominantly affects girls. It is the biggest challenge cited by street-connected girls and they report a higher frequency of sexual violence than boys. The result is that girls experience a greater tendency towards depression and self-harm, more emotional dependency on substances, and a higher …

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 …