Facilitating the reintegration of street children

2013 - 2015

Tikondane was founded by the Missionary Sisters of Our Lady of Africa in 1998 and offers hands-on care and protection to street children who are at risk. In Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, Tikondane provides street-outreach work, transit accommodation, psycho-social support and counselling, legal support and advocacy, as well as facilitating the reintegration of children into their families, communities and school systems. HDF provided grant funding for the transit component of Tikondane’s reintegration process.


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