Wednesday, September 14, 2011


entrance to Songa mbele street children home center 
Songa Mbele houses older boys who where once street children,
. The house through in bad need of repair serves as a comfort zone for boys who have been traumatized by the harsh street of Dar. The home center takes care of more than 15 street children.

Our meeting with children at New Hope family street children home
New Hope family street children home has a remarkable story. The home center was established by two former boys who were living in the streets, who after experiencing first hand the brutality of the streets decides to evade the same fate for other children by starting this home. years later this center is a home for more than fifty children from all corners of Tanzania, who came to this home to seek refuge. New hope is living up to its name. 

A shop owned by New Hope family, the shop brings income to the home center 

Children playing at Kwetu home center
Kwetu home has been a haven of peace for girls who have endured violence in the community. This center houses girls for up to six months as the staff at the center finds the parents or existing relatives. Eventually the girl is reunited with the parents.

Entrance to Kwetu home center
Me and children at New Hope Family street children