Created in 2001, Dynamo International has the social purpose of development cooperation especially in the fields related to children and youth in street situations, education and social street work. The challenge is that all around the world, every person, child and adult in street situation, can get aid, protection, social and educational support.
Dynamo International’s action is concretized through 4 main strands:
INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY PROJECT:
Support to young people in implementing international projects and internship experiences.
ADVOCACY, DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION AND AWARENESS-RAISING
SUPPORT TO OUR SOUTHERN PARTNERS’ PROJECTS CONCERNING CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN STREET SITUATION :
Projects in Vietnam, DR Congo and Haiti
COORDINATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF SOCIAL STREET WORKERS:
“Dynamo International – Street Workers Network» currently consists of 50 national platforms of street workers from Southern and Northern countries. It promotes the exchange of best practices, training actions and giving voice to the key actors in this field, by calling on political authorities and other bodies to fight against exclusion and inequalities.
The Network has the following objectives:
- To encourage and support the networking and coordination of street workers in each country in order to generate national and international solidarity between key stakeholders in this field to promote equality, empowerment, human rights protection of people in street situation.
- To promote street work, its specificities and its recognition.
- Engaging governments to build sustainable and structural responses against the problems faced by street people around the world.
- Strengthen the skills and capabilities of street workers in developing and professionalizing street work through:
• The creation of educational tools produced via the exchange of best practices and information provided by the street workers from different national platforms.
• The organization of training, seminars and international meetings, in collaboration with the Street Work Training Institute.
Find out more about Dynamo-International – Street workers Network on www.socialstreetwork.org “