Project achievements - summary
From July 2021, IDYDC rescue 32 CLWS (27 male, 5female) aged 7-17 and provide them with short term shelter and different sessions like one to one session, grouped counselling ,life skills session, Education through COBET class . Among 32 CLWS who rescued were from street and others were from social welfare office. Out of 32 CLWS who rescued at Upendo rehabilitation centre 6 CLWS were re-unified with their respective families(4 female,2male) 3CLWS dropped out(3 male) remaining 23 CLWS(2 female,21 male) still receiving social services like short term shelter, life skills session, hygiene session and education for more preparation to be re-unified with their families
The above picture shows CLWS having lunch at the Upendo Rehabilitation Center dining room.
The above are CLWS provided with short-term shelter at Upendo Rehabilitation Centre.
Above picture shows CLWS participating in drawing competition.
Access to HIV/AIDS services
In this quarter, 66 CLWS (66 male) attended Upendo Day Centre for accessing psychosocial support and informal life skills education. IDYDC center workers used different methodologies like sports and games in providing life skills sessions, building rapport in counseling children including one-to-one sessions, group discussions, art therapy. These activities aim on preparing children for reunification.
Provision of Safe Space/Rescue Centre’s to CLWS: In this quarter, IDYDC rescue 32 CLWS (27 male, 5female) aged 7-17 and provide them with short term shelter and different sessions like one to one session, grouped counselling ,life skills session, Education through COBET class.
- Difficult to get truth (Reason: Nature of the Children living and working on the street (CLWS)). Plan for resolving challenges: Continue to build rapport with them, adding more on different activities such as picnic, visit other children home for exchanging program and experience, encourage of self-help group.
- Poor attendance of CLWS in literacy class (COBET CLASS). Reason; Difficult environment they live in: Increasing encouragement and link CLWS with family workers for more follow-up. Increasing Awareness of CLWS by teaching them the importance of education in their life.