Building with Bamboo is now live!

Do you want to be part of a community that generates knowledge, improves interventions and creates sustainable change for street children?

Building with Bamboo is our new international learning project, in partnership with Oak Foundation, exploring how resilience-based approaches can improve outcomes for street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

We’re very excited to announce that the Building with Bamboo Community of Practice and Learning is now live:

Project Manager Sian (second from right) with our three Resilience Champions: (L-R) Martha, Alfred and Krishna.

On the website, you can find out more about the pilot projects and our learning partners in Ecuador, Uganda and Nepal. There are already some blog posts up which we encourage you to take a look at.

We also invite you to sign up for our Building with Bamboo community. This will allow you to participate in online conversations with our Resilience Champions and other experts in the field, and to contribute directly to the discussion around resilience in relation to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation. As a member of our Community of Practice and Learning, you will help to develop innovative, long-term solutions to the problems faced by street-connected children, and you will be part of a global conversation influencing the future direction of the sector.


Children visited by Alfred, one of our Resilience Champions.

As a member of our community, you will also be able to access our learning resources. There are already some great resources available on the site.

More resources, blog posts and conversations will be added as the projects progress – so make sure you check back regularly!

You can also follow Building with Bamboo on Twitter to ensure you stay up-to-date with the progress of the project.

If you have any questions, please email