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On 12th April 2012 we and other street children actors within Dagoretti to join the rest of the world to mark International Day Street of Children at The District Commissioner Ground.  We held peaceful procession within Kawangware to inform the community about the plight and rights of the street children. The Administration Police who for the last years have been like worst enemies with the street boys worked hand in hand with us, from leading and protecting  through the procession to serving during the open event held at the District Commissioner Ground.

Thanks to the support and coordination of Maisha Poa Centre, Fida International, KITO International, Mainstream Sports Academy, Undugu Society, EARYN, KARDS, X-Change Perceptive, Mary Faith Children Centre, The Administration Police, City Council of Nairobi, Different Media Houses, former and current street youth/children who all participated.

Below are the days activities in pictures.

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More stories from the event:

Street Children: Does not Hurt to care. By Consolation in East Africa

Restoring Hope in Kawangware: X-Change perspective

It’s few hours before we will be joining the rest of the world to mark International Day of Street Children. The Day is celebrated every year on 12th April. It provides a platform for millions of children around the world – and their champions – to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored.

Luckily, the Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Channel 1 TV have joined hands with us to enable the voices of the children be heard louder together. Today they visited us to make a documentary which will culminate the main event on 12th April, please be tuned tomorrow to KBC TV 7pm and 9pm Prime News to get a glimpse of what happened during the day. The event is organized courtesy of the Street Actors within Dagoretti.

During the video shoot outs, the street children and youths pleaded relentlessly for their rights with the faith that their voices will reach the far end of the world. Here are some pictures of the making of KBC Channel 1 News

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