Poppy Velosa-Ayres


Poppy has been working in support of street children since she took a work placement from St Paul’s Catholic College Sunbury at the age of 15 years. She has continued to support street children since. In addition to personally arranged visits to both Ghana (conducting research into police violence towards street children) and two visits to Sierra Leone to work with street child organisations. 

Poppy worked with StreetInvest as Fundraising and Operations Officer for a year before she went to university in 2009. She is currently studying Animal Management and hopes to use this to support street children in the future through African animal conservation projects.