Homelessness Children! Project Status: CALL FOR ACTION! Team Leader: ESRAN MUSTAFA Impacted Youth: Street Children in Karachi, Pakistan and orphan children in Skopje, Macedonia. Team Mates: 2 Volunteer Hours Spend: 5 hours X 7 days Impact: 11 children
Photos Captured by Team in Action
Working On Solution
Our Project 100 million living in the street world wide!!! Vulnerable to victimization, Exploitation, Abused of their civil and economic rights What should we undertake by this?
Who are Children overconsidered the worldHomeless and Around 1 million children on theStreet Children? streets of Egypt 10-12.000 homeless children in ‘A Child of the Streets’ South Africa 11 million street children in India ‘A Child on the Street’ 170.000 street children in ‘Part of a street family’ Indonesia 1 to 2 million street-involved ‘In Institutionalized youth in USA Care’
As a result of abandoned childrencaused… AIDS epidemics Prostitution Civil war in Africa The effect of politics, economics, social crises 90% of street children use psychoactive substances(medicines, alcohol, cigarettes, heroin, cannabis) Medical care! Inadequate living condition increase susceptibility to chronic illnesses The mental, social and emotional growth are affected by their nomadic lifestyles … Security, protection, and hope More than anything else, they lack love!
Solution! Everyone of us to do at least something for every street child the number of homeless children would be reduced…. Give your moral and financial support to these children it would really make e big difference in their life… Lets get all together and help this children, lets stop this forever!
How to get Involved? By volunteering working in shelters and other area on your country Participating in legislative efforts Funding the program that assist street children You can raise awareness of this issue by educating yourself, your peers, colleagues, students, teachers, family members, and others around you interested in this issue.
People already in action! Casa Alianza, active in Mexico and Central America; Child Hope in UK Butterflies, in New Delhi; Street Kids International, in Canada On a local and regional level, initiatives have been taken to assist street children, often through shelters.
Team and Our Details Jehangir Khan(Student, NED University, Pakistan) Esran Mustafa(Studying Bachelor of Business Informatics at South East European University, Skopje, Macedonia)
Refrences:http://www.cyc-net.org/cyc-online/cycol-0904-Homelessness.htmlhttp://www.streetchildren.org.uk/_uploads/resources/Street_Children_Stats_FINAL.pdfhttp://jxb7076.hubpages.com/hub/Is-Anyone-Helping-The-Homeless-Children(Above links served as the resource of information. However, some ofpictures are taken from Google images, and international and localNGO’s website/personal records has been used for collection of dataas to show and realize the world about this problem. All links can’t bementioned since on this project we did loads of searching and collectingdata from websites. Please notify us if you want to comment)