FANOS for Ethiopian Street Children Charitable Organisation

Basic services for street and working children

Ethiopia is one of the worst countries in relation to street children’s issues.According to a local study in 2004 by the Arada Sub-City Social Affairs Office, more than 8000 street children have been identified.Combolcha,in Wollo province, in which we run our project, is among the identified towns.

history Campaign has now closed

It ran from 12:00 PM, 1 September 2012 to 12:00 PM, 1 June 2015

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1084098)





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Children and young people (girls and boys under 20) who are working and living on the street and have no access to basic services: shelter, healthcare, education and training. Families/parents and carers of street children/young people who are living in slummed, overcrowded and hazardous housing conditions, and absence of sanitation.


Improving access to basic services: shelter, food, clothe, healthcare and education, as well as reunification of their families/relatives or finding foster carers that enable them to have a safe place to sleep, food to live on, better health and education (via back to school programme and supplementary classes) and to meet their basic needs and improve their lives;