The Consortium for Street Children (CSC) is a global network that raises street children’s voices, promotes their rights and improves their lives. We do this through our focus on advocacy, research and network development.
Patrick Shanahan: Street Children Champion and Co-founder of CSC member StreetInvest
Consortium for Street Children, sends its deepest condolences to the family and friends of Fr Patrick Shanahan who died on Sunday. Patrick was an inspiration to many in the street children community having founded and led many organisations in Africa, including StreetInvest.
Invitation to Fundraising Golf Day
You are cordially invited to a Golf Day for the Consortium for Street Children being hosted at Buckinghamshire Golf Club on Wednesday 7th September.
Counting Webinar 13th September
In 1989 Unicef estimated that there were 100 million street children in the world. This figure was repeated in 2002 and again in 2005. However, it is a figure that has been repeatedly criticised as being invalid and having no basis in fact.
However challenging, obtaining accurate data on street children is essential for practitioners, policy-makers and donors alike, who can use this information to better direct their programmes, policies and to target and evaluate their funding streams.
CSC’s next Counting Webinar, an opportunity for practitioners and academics to share knowledge and expertise on counting, will take place on the 13th of September from 3:00 – 4:45 pm GMT.
We have over 80 members including:
Laughter Africa works with street children to fulfil their aspirations and to help them to bring about positive change in their lives in the following ways:
(1) By trying to trace the street children’s families in the hope that they can be reunited with their family. Continue reading