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Street Child is a UK charity, established in 2008, that aims to create educational opportunity for some of the most vulnerable children in West Africa.

Street Child in the News

 

street child in the news

Post-Ebola Liberia: A New Chapter For Education With the launch of Street Child's Partnership Schools for Liberia, Programme Manager Felicia takes a look at post-Ebola Liberia in the Huffington Post  

Post-Ebola Liberia: A New Chapter For Education

With the launch of Street Child's Partnership Schools for Liberia, Programme Manager Felicia takes a look at post-Ebola Liberia in the Huffington Post

 

One Year After West Africa Was Declared Ebola-Free, The Crisis Is Far From Over One year on from when the World Health Organisation declared West Africa Ebola-free, Street Child's Director of Communications shares the reality of life after Ebola for some of the hardest hit families in the Huffington Post

One Year After West Africa Was Declared Ebola-Free, The Crisis Is Far From Over

One year on from when the World Health Organisation declared West Africa Ebola-free, Street Child's Director of Communications shares the reality of life after Ebola for some of the hardest hit families in the Huffington Post

Sierra Leone's Ebola crisis one year on: 12,000 orphaned children are STILL desperately battling to survive as some even exchange sex for food  On the anniversary of Sierra Leone being declared Ebola-free, the Daily Mail shares the stories of the girls struggling to survive. 

Sierra Leone's Ebola crisis one year on: 12,000 orphaned children are STILL desperately battling to survive as some even exchange sex for food 

On the anniversary of Sierra Leone being declared Ebola-free, the Daily Mail shares the stories of the girls struggling to survive. 

Rocked by Ebola, and teenage pregnancy, two young mothers from Sierra Leone share their story Global Citizen shares the story of two teenage mothers who Street Child are supporting to go to school.

Rocked by Ebola, and teenage pregnancy, two young mothers from Sierra Leone share their story

Global Citizen shares the story of two teenage mothers who Street Child are supporting to go to school.

Photos of marathon runners on display as Londoners are encouraged to join Sierra Leone run Ahead of the Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon launch, the Evening Standard shares the story of the marathon.  

Photos of marathon runners on display as Londoners are encouraged to join Sierra Leone run

Ahead of the Street Child Sierra Leone Marathon launch, the Evening Standard shares the story of the marathon.

 

Why aren't Sierra Leone's girls going to school? On International Day of the Girl Child, Street Child's Director of West African Programmes explores why Sierra Leone's girls aren't going to school in the Huffington Post

Why aren't Sierra Leone's girls going to school?

On International Day of the Girl Child, Street Child's Director of West African Programmes explores why Sierra Leone's girls aren't going to school in the Huffington Post

Girls Speak Out appeal - 2016

Street Child would like to thank all the outlets who supported the Girls Speak Out appeal. Their coverage helped Street Child ensure that we can make girls' voices as loud as they can be. For a full overview of the Girls Speak Out coverage please click here or see below for some of the coverage highlights:

Saddest family portrait: The Grandmother raising EIGHTEEN of her grandchildren in Sierra Leone as their family is broken by Ebola Grandparents Ramatu and Alusine , in their seventies and caring for 18 grandchildren, share their story with the MailOnline

Saddest family portrait: The Grandmother raising EIGHTEEN of her grandchildren in Sierra Leone as their family is broken by Ebola

Grandparents Ramatu and Alusine , in their seventies and caring for 18 grandchildren, share their story with the MailOnline

"I was in a body bag about to be buried in an Ebola grave... Then a doctor saw my toe twitch" Ebola survivor Zidane Konneh shares his story with the Evening Standard during our Girls Speak Out appeal.

"I was in a body bag about to be buried in an Ebola grave... Then a doctor saw my toe twitch"

Ebola survivor Zidane Konneh shares his story with the Evening Standard during our Girls Speak Out appeal.

Sierra Leone two years after Ebola: What does life look like now? In the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic, the Independent takes a look at life in Sierra Leone through a selection of photos.

Sierra Leone two years after Ebola: What does life look like now?

In the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic, the Independent takes a look at life in Sierra Leone through a selection of photos.


Legacy of Ebola appeal - 2015

Below are the series of articles published in the Evening Standard as part of our media partnership for our Legacy of Ebola appeal.

I'll count on you to back charity marathon in Africa The Evening Standard launches our Legacy of Ebola Appeal via an interview with patron NIck Hewer

I'll count on you to back charity marathon in Africa

The Evening Standard launches our Legacy of Ebola Appeal via an interview with patron NIck Hewer

Orphaned by Ebola and starving, these young girls were forced to have sex just to eat A 2-page Evening Standard article on girls identified as at increased risk of sexual abuse due to Ebola

Orphaned by Ebola and starving, these young girls were forced to have sex just to eat

A 2-page Evening Standard article on girls identified as at increased risk of sexual abuse due to Ebola

'Ebola killed my parents and 24 relatives... now we go hungry' The second Evening Standard articles focuses on Osman Kamara from Sierra Leone

'Ebola killed my parents and 24 relatives... now we go hungry'

The second Evening Standard articles focuses on Osman Kamara from Sierra Leone

The Londoners running for charity in Sierra Leone to help children with Ebola A fifth Evening Standard feature focused on Londoners running the Sierra Leone Marathon 2015

The Londoners running for charity in Sierra Leone to help children with Ebola

A fifth Evening Standard feature focused on Londoners running the Sierra Leone Marathon 2015

The Sierra Leone village where every orphan is a victim of the Ebola epidemic The Evening Standard covers the plight of beneficiaries in an Ebola-devastated village

The Sierra Leone village where every orphan is a victim of the Ebola epidemic

The Evening Standard covers the plight of beneficiaries in an Ebola-devastated village


Ebola orphan appeal - 2014

Sunday Mirror Christmas Appeal: Help the Ebola Orphans The Sunday Mirror launches its Christmas 2014 appeal with Street Child to help the Ebola orphans

Sunday Mirror Christmas Appeal: Help the Ebola Orphans

The Sunday Mirror launches its Christmas 2014 appeal with Street Child to help the Ebola orphans

Ebola orphans scream for their tragic parents - their only hope is YOUR generosity Secretary of State for International Development adds her voice to our appeal in the Sunday Mirror

Ebola orphans scream for their tragic parents - their only hope is YOUR generosity

Secretary of State for International Development adds her voice to our appeal in the Sunday Mirror

Bob Geldof on his first Christmas without daughter Peaches, plus Band Aid and Ebola crisis Bob Geldof speaks out in support of our Ebola Orphan Appeal with the Sunday Mirror

Bob Geldof on his first Christmas without daughter Peaches, plus Band Aid and Ebola crisis

Bob Geldof speaks out in support of our Ebola Orphan Appeal with the Sunday Mirror

Ebola orphans finaly have something to cheer as kind donations allow them to buy food and clothes Sunday Mirror reports back on how funds from our Christmas Appeal helped orphans on the ground

Ebola orphans finaly have something to cheer as kind donations allow them to buy food and clothes

Sunday Mirror reports back on how funds from our Christmas Appeal helped orphans on the ground

Idris Elba backs Mirror fundraiser to save Sierra Leone's Ebola orphans In the Sunday Mirror Idris Elba lends his support and an emotional plea from one of our beneficiaries

Idris Elba backs Mirror fundraiser to save Sierra Leone's Ebola orphans

In the Sunday Mirror Idris Elba lends his support and an emotional plea from one of our beneficiaries


The ebola crisis appeal - 2014

Ebola - as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone Front page feature in The Observer to launch a series of articles wirtten by beneficiary, Bintu Sannoh

Ebola - as seen through the eyes of a 13-year-old from Sierra Leone

Front page feature in The Observer to launch a series of articles wirtten by beneficiary, Bintu Sannoh

Back to School after Ebola. But all is so changed. Bintu focuses on the reopening of Sierra Leonean schools for her fourth Observer feature

Back to School after Ebola. But all is so changed.

Bintu focuses on the reopening of Sierra Leonean schools for her fourth Observer feature

We have survived Ebola - and its stigma. But life is hard. A second Bintu feature in The Observer on stigma within the community

We have survived Ebola - and its stigma. But life is hard.

A second Bintu feature in The Observer on stigma within the community

Ebola has almost gone, but life is still desperate in Sierra Leone One year on from her first Observer feature, Bintu looks back at 12 months of the Ebola crisis

Ebola has almost gone, but life is still desperate in Sierra Leone

One year on from her first Observer feature, Bintu looks back at 12 months of the Ebola crisis

After Ebola: the darkest days of terror are over Bintu's third feature in The Observer focused on Street Child supporting her Aunty into business

After Ebola: the darkest days of terror are over

Bintu's third feature in The Observer focused on Street Child supporting her Aunty into business


other street child coverage

On top of our the Girls Speak Out and Legacy of Ebola appeals, Street Child's work has been widely reported by global media outlets, see below a range of coverage featuring Street Child: