Children in street


Street children and beggars ask government to assist them

04-23-2018 The government of Burundi is proceeding with the activity of removing all children and beggars from the streets.The latter say the government should help them financially. “I am no longer able to cultivate. How will I live without any help?” says an old woman met in a transit center (...)

Fighting street children phenomenon must respect children rights, says activist

08-08-2017 Burundi police arrested over 150 people including children who come from other provinces in Bujumbura city center. The police plan to bring them back to their provinces of origin. Children’s rights activist says street children must be first sensitized to the importance of their return to their families. Yesterday, (...)