Multi-sectoral approach towards solving street families menace

State and non-state partners have been urged to collaborate to curb the increasing number of street families in the country. Speaking during a public participation forum on The National Policy on Rehabilitation of Street Families at ELCK Lutheran Bible College in Kapenguria, Alex Masibo, the Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund board member called for collaborative […]

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Government set to launch national policy on street families

The government is set to establish a national policy aimed at providing a systematic and sustainable framework for rehabilitation of the street families in Kenya. The sole purpose of the policy will be to provide guidelines to guide and coordinate rescue, reintegration and re-socialization of the street families. While addressing the media during a public […]

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Government working on policy to improve handling of street families

The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection is working out on a policy to streamline integration of street families to communities. Street Families Rehabilitation Trust Fund is currently doing public participation before finalizing the policy that will also support and empower vulnerable families to revert to resilient livelihoods. A board member with the Trust Fund […]

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Stop using street children for selfish gains

The Street Families’ Rehabilitation Trust Fund has warned institutions and individuals against using street families for their selfish gains warning that their days were numbered. Speaking Monday during a one-day public participation on drafting National policy of rehabilitation of street children, the team leader Mr. Pius Wario said once the policy is in place, it […]

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An old colonial court premises becomes a haven to street urchins

An old colonial court premises in Nyamira County is set to become a haven to 500 street children currently roaming various streets of Kisii County. The premises is currently being used as a remand home to children offenders and those in need of protection and care, as they await court determination on whether to be […]

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