With your donations, we fund our partners who do brilliant, innovative and impactful work that really makes a differece
Cheka Sana is finding new ways to help thousands of children living alone on the streets and at risk in East Africa
We on work on the ground – as well as campaigning for lasting change – to help children and young street mothers to escape the extreme poverty.
Why we campaign for
street children’s rights
Street Born Project
Tragically, in 2018 Mwanza city has 1940 children and youths living and working on the streets. Of those about 418 female street-involved youth/sex workers were identified and about 218 of female were below 18 years. This is an increase of 229% since 2014.
A Safe place to call home
We believe every child should have a safe, secure and decent place to call home
Leticia’s story encapsulates, the key factors pivotal in finding an indefinite solution for street children in Tanzania
Street Children Sports Academy
We believe sport and physical activity has the power to shifting perception and bring about positive social change for street children and communities
Improving Street Children’s Mental Health
Sexual and mental health problems are on the increase world-wise especially among street children
How your donations help
Could provide ten street children in Tanzania three meals a day for a week at a residential centre.
Could provide a street girl with a dignity kit containing soap, underwear and reusable sanitary towels, enabling her to manage her period safely and with dignity and to ensure she does not miss out on her education.
Could provide a family of five of reunited child with a food relief package to last a month, ensuring the family do not go hungry and that the children do not return to the streets or go to school with an empty stomach.
Could provide street young mother with livelihood support, training and a start-up business grant, including training enabling them to financially recover from the lives of the streets and afford the costs of living and sending their children back to school.
Together we can help build a
brighter future for every child
More ways to get involved
If you believe that no child should have to live on the streets alone and that all children should grow up feeling loved with a sense of belonging, then please donate and support our work.