Rap Song Written by Street-Connected Children in Jinja

S.A.L.V.E Intenational’s resilience-based programme encourages street-connected children to reflect what resilience means to them through arts. Some of the street-connected children we work with have recently made a statue, which is lying down in the way that a child might do on the streets. They have also wrote a rap song on resilience and they …

Expert Workshop: Building Resilience in Children Exposed to Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

We would like to invite you to our expert workshop on Building with Bamboo: an innovative international learning project exploring resilience-based approaches to working with street-connected children who have experienced sexual abuse and exploitation. Date: 4th May 2018 Time: 9.00 – 14.00 UK time Venue: Baker McKenzie, 100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA (there will also be the option to join …

Building with Bamboo’s Second Learning Update

We are excited to announce the publication of the Building with Bamboo’s second Learning Update. We warmly invite you to have a look at it here.    This is the second of three updates in which we present main highlights from the second learning and innovation cycle, and also, the process that Resilience Champions go …

Ecuador Workshop Roundtable

Ecuador Workshop Roundtable

Ecuador Workshop Roundtable We are pleased to announce the Building with Bamboo Ecuador Workshop Roundtable which will be held on 21 March from 9.00am to 12.30pm in Guayaquil. Martha from JUCONI, our Learning Partner in Ecuador, will host the workshop. This is going to be an excellent opportunity for key stakeholders and local NGOs to explore resilience-based approaches to working …

Uganda Workshop Roundtable

Uganda Workshop Roundtable

Uganda Workshop Roundtable We are pleased to announce the second Building with Bamboo Workshop Roundtable, which will be held on 19 March from 13.00 to 17.00 in Jinja, Uganda. Alfred from SALVE International, our Learning Partner in Uganda, will be hosting the BwB In Country Roundtable in which SALVE’s work to develop resilience-based approaches to …

Resilience During Christmas Season

Christmas is coming and there is a sense of happiness and well-being in our hearts because we will have the opportunity to enjoy a peaceful time with our families and dearest ones. It seems as if our lives were following a happy story line which it has already been written. However, when I reflect on …

The Relevance of Secure Attachments

How street-connected children develop a secure attachment with caregivers, social workers and other trust worthy adults plays an important role in building their resilience. At home children who develop a secure attachment with their parents are most likely to be resilient in the face of adversity. Developing Secure Attachments with Street-Connected Children There are a …

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