Children and Young People Living on the Streets in Mwanza, Tanzania – Headcount Report October 2012
This report contains the findings of a “headcount” of children and young people who work or live on the streets of Mwanza, Tanzania. The purpose of conducting this headcount was to establish the number of street-based children and young people so as to inform ongoing strategic responses for them by various stakeholders.
Between 11th October 2012 and 18th October 2012, the headcount identified a total of 1,888 children and young people living and/or working on the streets of Mwanza. Of these, there were 257 children aged under 11 years, with 189 boys and 68 girls.