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The Latest Impact Report

The Latest Impact Report

Cheka Sana latest quarter impact report reflecting on key achievements and milestones for the charity, street-connected children and youth and the families it supports. Every year thousands of children across East Africa run away or are forced to leave homes that have become unbearable through poverty, abuse, violence and neglect. Reaching a…
Fadhil’s Story

Fadhil’s Story

Fourteen-year-old Fadhil is full of life. He has great ambitions. He recently joined the secondary school after having a great a result in the primary school of passing his national examination with an average score of “A”. But three years ago, Fadhil faced a barrage of challenges. Fadhil lived happily at home…
Lesson 1 – Issues Facing Street Children

Lesson 1 – Issues Facing Street Children

Now that learners have found out about life for street children and the sort of support they need, they could reflect on when poverty, sexual orientation or gender identity and sexual, physical or emotional abuse intensifies; what are the challenges children’s face, and how this affects the kind of support that is…
A year like no other

A year like no other

As 2020 comes to an end, we look back at the ways you’ve supported children and young people through an unimaginable year 2020 has changed all our lives. Looking back, it’s hard to reconcile the world we were living in before March 2020 to the one we find ourselves in now. For…
Vaccine for all

Vaccine for all

A Covid-19 vaccine should be made available for street youth in Africa A globally accessible and affordable Covid-19 vaccine is in the interests of all humanity. It is the only way to end the pandemic for good. Speaking to many of my close relatives, friends even the group of young people we…