What SSSK does
Students Supporting Street Kids (SSSK) aims to raise awareness about the issues affecting street connected children, and to raise money for projects that work with and for such children.
The next Street Child World Cup will be in Brazil in 2014. SSSK will be supporting this event and for more details see www.streetchildworldcup.org NOTE that our next AGM will be on Mon 6 Jan 2014, and put that date in your diary.
Consortium for Street Children Annual Review
SSSK is a member of the Consortium, and the recently published CSC-Annual-Review-2012 outlines what they do, particularly in the areas of awareness raising and of advocacy. The CSC also reviews the research undertaken, and promotes shared learning. If you are concerned about the needs of street-connected children, and how those needs can be met, TAKE A LOOK at the Review.
The Street Child World Cup
See a remarkable little film about what has happened to some of the Ukranian children who took part in the 2010 Street Child World Cup http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th7t4iOxKQE
See the exciting video clips on the last page under NGOs we support AND take a look at:
http://www.youtube.com/streetchildworldcup which has a whole series of brilliant videos.
If you are planning or undertaking an event to raise funds for SSSK please use www.bmycharity.com/sssk
Please note that we are only able to support NGO’s that members have visited.
Have a look at what it’s like to live on the streets in Colombia or in Ethiopia:
Have a look at how NGOs work to help street children:
http://www.voiceofchildren.org.np/ under VOC programmes and Street Children Project. Other NGOs work in similar ways, and there is much more information here (on the SSSK website) under both Links and NGOs we support.
A wide ranging source of information
There’s a website http://www.gvnet.com/streetchildren/ which has been set up by Professor Martin Patt from the University of Massachusetts in the USA. It is intended as an educational tool, and includes articles about the prevalence, abuse and exploitation of street children in more than 150 countries. It provides a huge resource, including some specifically for teachers and some for parents. It consists mainly of press reports and articles, but there is other material as well.