Articles tagged 'street kids'

Nearly 5 000 children live on streets 20 March 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe has an estimated 4 701 children living and working on the streets of the country's major cities — Harare, Mutare, Bulawayo and Beitbridge — the Social Welfare ministry has revealed. Without clarifying how recent the estimates were, last week Social Welfare deputy minister Tap...
Act on street children 25 November 2015 HARARE – The City Fathers and the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) should do motorists a favour by removing street children begging from busy roads. The street children, most of them barely five years old, are so daring that they beg amidst moving cars, lorries and buses, which pose a real dange...
A day in the life of a street kid 25 May 2014 HARARE - Wondering up and down the streets of Harare with no place to call their home has become a lifestyle of homeless street kids. They survive with little or no food in their bellies with no hope of what the future holds for them. Being awakened by the morning breeze to go into the stre...
Sexual abuse of street kids rife 13 October 2013 HARARE - It is nearly midday and Nyasha (not real name) enters into the Cesvi aid agency offices in Harare. The teenager is handed some tablets which she swallows immediately and makes her way out of the Milton Park-based office. This office has been a source of hope for the many HIV-positi...
Economic collapse pushes children into streets 28 March 2013 HARARE - As the world marks Social Work Day (WSWD) today, an alarming number of children are living on or from the streets. On the other hand cases of abuse of children have risen exponentially. Council for Social Work (CSW) chairperson Phillip Bohwasi said the deterioration of social services in...