News/Media

In this section you find all kinds of information about the organisation Chance for Children as well as the subject of street children in Accra in general. If you would like to stay informed about what is going on with CFC, we recommend signing up to our three-monthly newsletter. Also very interesting is the blog of our interns in Ghana, where they share their impressions and experiences. The download centre offers a large archive containing a variety of facts and information. Additionally you can check out upcoming events, where CFC is presenting itself and its work.

News

Current news and interesting reports concerning our organisation as well as the topic of street children in general.

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Download centre

Here you can download various info materials about our project or the situation of Ghana’s street children.

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Official Opening

Inauguration ceremony of the Drop-In Centre at the new location in Abossey Okai On 19th November 2015 we celebrated the official opening of our Drop-In Centre. It was a big success: Our children were drumming and …

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Facts

There are more than 90.000 STREET CHILDREN in ACCRA. Roughly HALF of them are GIRLS. 3/4 of the street children originate from OUTSIDE of ACCRA They left their families in SEARCH of MONEY and WORK. 5% of the street children were already BORN ON THE STREETS. 40% dropped OUT OF SCHOOL, 60% have NEVER VISITED one. STREET BOYS work mainly as CARRIER, WASTE PICKERS, SHOE SHINE BOYS or CAR WASHERS. STREET GIRLS often sell WATER, FOOD and in some cases also their BODIES. Census on Street Children, 2011

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What we do

In this section we introduce you to the various fields of work within the Chance for Children operation.

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Streetchildren

Learn more about the fate of Accra’s street children and read some of their personal experience reports

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Who we are

Here you can get to know Chance for Children a bit better and get insights into our organisation and its structure.

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