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is working to ensure these 200 children remain in education by helping their families to improve or establish small businesses. In addition, SCoL is seeking to help more street connected children in Westpoint and expand into other highly impoverished parts of the city.
Why Sierra Leone?When Street Child began its work, Sierra Leone was considered to be the poorest nation in the world [UN World Poverty Index 2008]. This was just one of many statistics that made a compelling case for Sierra Leone to become the focus of the charity's work.
Street Child UK currently partners with Street Child of Liberia (SCoL), a Liberian registered NGO, to deliver a street based programme in the capital city, Monrovia. SCoL is made up of a team of dedicated Liberian social workers who are trained and supported by a street work expert, seconded from Street Child's Sierra Leone projects.
Street Child continues to have a huge presence in Sierra Leone, working where the need is greatest and the help from NGOs and other charities is often least.
Street Child began its work in Sierra Leone in 2008 working with a small number of street children. As little as five years later, we had helped around 2,000 street children create stronger bonds with their families and have helped more than 20,000 out of school children gain access to education.
With your help, Street Child is working towards making an impact on both these issues.
Why Liberia?Having worked in Sierra Leone since the charity's launch, in April 2013 Street Child expanded its street based programme across the border into Liberia.
populated capital city (more than half of the population are based in Monrovia); and one of the world's lowest primary school enrolment rates (49.3% net enrolment compared to the Sub Saharan average of 76%). Though the exact number is unknown Liberia, like Sierra Leone, has a critical number of street connected children (all stats UNICEF).
The first of SCoL's projects is based in Monrovia's beach front slum, WestPoint. The team have been working with 200 street connected children who are now reunited with families and back at school. SCoL Reebok Ventilator Supreme On Feet
With close geographic proximity and a shared history of civil war, Liberia faces very similar problems to those in Sierra Leone: gross poverty (84% of the country live below Reebok Grey Shoes the poverty line); a highly Saucony Grid 8500 Black
According to our own research, there are close to 50,000 children relying upon the streets for their survival, a portion of them living full time on the streets. Leading brutal lives that rely upon child labour, petty crime or prostitution to survive, theirs is a sad and harrowing existence.
In 2013 we launched our first project in Liberia, helping Saucony New
Since 2012, Street Child has been conducting needs assessments throughout West Africa in a bid to take the models that we've developed in Sierra Leone to other nations desperately in need of help.
street children in the capital, Monrovia.
Whilst the current picture is more optimistic World Bank projections for 2013/14 ranked Sierra Leone as having the second fastest growing economy in the world a prevalent lack of child rights and extreme poverty remain widespread.
There are also an estimated 300,000 children in Sierra Leone without access to education. Often neglected rural areas of which there are many offer little or no opportunity for children to break from the existing cycle of poverty.
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