Friends of the Street Children (FSC)

some skills for our girls at the organisation
some skills for our girls at the organisation

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Children learning Chinese
Children learning Chinese
some soccer moments with the boys of Friends of the street Children
some soccer moments with the boys of Friends of the street Children
Zambia's best referee paying a courtesy call to our organisation
Zambia’s best referee paying a courtesy call to our organisation
Friends of the street children taking part in youth day celebrations
Friends of the street children taking part in youth day celebrations

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Happy kid

children of friends of the street children outing with the Director of the organisation Mr Christopher Mulenga
children of friends of the street children outing with the Director of the organisation Mr Christopher Mulenga

Friends of the Street Children (FSC) works with, and for, the street children in Kitwe on the Copperbelt province of Zambia.

Street children are individual children that are significantly affected by the streets. As an organisation, we have developed a responsive approach through our programming to help children leave the streets and grow in homes where they are supported by responsible adults. As an organisation, we believe that children and young people need our support because as humans, we are born weak, helpless and vulnerable. Therefore, we need a responsible adult to take care of us while we are still young. Children that live and work on the streets need support, care and direction lest they should grow without proper guidance. They need to survive and develop for them to come and make meaningful contribution to the society. This requires consented effort from all people living on the face of the earth.

Since 2001 FSC has aimed to change perceptions of street children, working to find long term solutions; providing refugee shelters for children, high quality street-based services and offering much-needed friendship, guidance and support.

Friends of the Street Children run three main programmes to respond to the needs of children: Street outreach programme, rehabilitation programme and reintegration programme. We also advocate for the right cause of children.

Friends of the Street Children