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 …

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 …

London Expert Workshop – Summary

The Building with Bamboo Expert Workshop hold on 4 May in London was a huge success. 20 practitioners and academics participated at the event and had the opportunity to explore our learning and approach. Participants also were able to meet in person our Resilience Champions, Alfred Ochaya from SALVE, Uganda, Krishna Subedi from CWISH, Nepal …

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 …

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 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, …

Shared Learning Panel 2 – Summary and Recording

On the 25th of October 2017, Building with Bamboo (BwB) presented their second shared learning panel ‘Resilience: From Research to Practice’. 17 practitioners and academics from different organisations had the opportunity to hear about the latest updates on the BwB project and exchange ideas on resilience in street-connected children. For those who were unable to …

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 …