Our partners

Institutional donors and foundations

High impact projects that change the outcome for street children

Funding from our generous trusts, institutional donors, foundations, other charities and NGOs is the lifeblood that enables our network of organisations to deliver projects around the world.

We connect like-minded funders with our delivery partners to manage appropriate funding of projects, promote the work of our donors and evaluate the impact and outcomes.

We know that our funders want to know how their money is being spent and what it has achieved.

Red Nose Day USA: Keeping street-connected children safe

In 2019, CSC, working with Red Nose Day, completed our joint ‘Keeping street-connected children safe’ project. We funded innovative direct-service delivery projects for street children through our partners Gurises Unidos in Uruguay, Bahay Tuluyan in the Philippines, CESIP in Peru, Voice of Children in Nepal, S.A.L.V.E. International in Uganda and CHETNA in India.

Red Nose Day USA also funds our global ‘4 Steps to Equality’ campaign, our ‘Digitally Connecting Street Children’ project with partners across the world, and our pioneering work in Uruguay, helping the government to adopt the General Comment No. 21 on Children in Street Situations.

Red Nose Day remains a committed partner and will continue with us for another two-year project for 2020-21.

DFID & Institute for Development Studies: Child labour in action: Research innovation in South and South-East Asia

This project, working in Bangladesh, Nepal and Myanmar, is identifying ways we can increase children’s options, in order to avoid engaging in hazardous and exploitative labour. This four-year project started in 2019, and CSC brings valuable advocacy for street children to this broad consortium of partners, working together to better protect vulnerable children.

DFID & Railway Children: Advocating for the rights of street children in Tanzania

CSC is partnering with Railway Children to further the Tanzanian Government’s ability to uphold the Convention on the Rights of the Child for street-connected children.

Commonwealth Foundation: Advocating for the rights of street children in Bangladesh

We and our network members work with street children, the civil society and the government, to create change and improve the quality of street children’s lives and their access to education, healthcare, shelter and safe employment opportunities.

“Building with Bamboo” – Building resilience in street children

Funded by The Oak Foundation, and in collaboration with local partner organisations from the CSC network, the project developed, implemented and evaluated three innovative learning pilots in Ecuador, Uganda and Nepal, to discover if and how a reslience-based approach could improve the well-being of street-connected children exposed to sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

If you are interested in finding out how you can help street children by working in partnership with the Consortium for Street Children, please get in touch with Beth Plessis, beth@streetchildren.org

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