"Every child needs a trustworthy adult in their life"
Every child needs a trustworthy adult in their life

Resource Library


Street work training

StreeetInvest's training materials have been developed based on two decades of field experiece and have subsequently been delivered to nearly 250 organisations in Central, East and West Africa, as well in Guatemala, India, the UK and Russia.
  • Introduction to Street Work: A Precis

    Summery of StreetInvest's introductory street work module for street workers

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  • Working with Girls: Street Work Module

    Explore the attitudes and value base of those who work with girls on the street

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Working with street children

StreetInvest has acted as a consultant for several resources developed to support work with steet connected children.
  • A Passport to Participatory Planning

    Resource pack to bring street connected children's voices in NGO planning, monitoring and evaluation

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  • Nothing About Us Without Us

    Capacity building guidance for organisations who want to work directly with adolescent street-connected girls

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StreetInvest’s headcount methodology is recognised as the leading approach for the sector by the Consortium for Street Children (see “Do I Count if you Count me?”) and has been used by range of organisations, including UNICEF, to conduct headcounts of street children in Sierra Leone, Ghana, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania as well as smaller pilots in India.
  • Do I Count if you Count me?

    CSC Briefing Paper 2015

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Growing Up On The Streets

Growing up on the Streets is an international research project working with 198 children and young people (aged 14 – 20) in three African cities – Accra, Ghana; Bukavu, DRC; and Harare, Zimbabwe. This longitudinal participatory research project was developed to examine and better understand the lives and conditions affecting children and youth living on the street and in informal settlements. The research is supported by StreetInvest while the University of Dundee is the lead academic partner. The project received full approval from University of Dundee Research Ethics Committee. For more information please visit the Growing up on the Streets page.
  • Briefing Paper 9 - Spirituality on the streets

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  • OHCHR Report on Street Children

    UN OHCHR Protection and promotion of the rights of children working and/or living on the street, 2012

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Monitoring and Evaluation