street child


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Noun1.street child - a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphanedstreet child - a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"
child, kid, minor, nipper, tiddler, youngster, tike, shaver, small fry, nestling, fry, tyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
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PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government project Zamong Kor (Our Home), for rehabilitation of the street children, was inaugurated here Friday by a street child.
PESHAWAR -- The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government project "Zamong Kor" (Our Home), for rehabilitation of the street children, was inaugurated here Friday by a street child.
She survives on handouts from UK charity Street Child.
Youssef, who said the survey was only undertaken for one day, added that a vital factor that makes a major difference in the results of studies is the definition of a street child.
The Examiner's sister paper the Sunday Mirror has teamed up with charity Street Child to raise cash to care for children orphaned by Ebola in West Africa.
Ray Moore, the charity's co-director, runs football courses for boys and girls, broadening horizons physically and socially, and next year they'll be sending a team to the Street Child World Championship, in Brazil.
You are taking a street child for granted and trying to diminish his dignity.
The founder of Bat4Africa, Charlie Munton has said that money raised from the specially designed, grade one English willow bat will go to the Street Child Africa charity that works with local partner organisations in sub-Saharan Africa, the Mirror reports.
The lunch has been organised by Our Lady of the Annunciation Bishop Eton Support Group in Liverpool which has raised money for Street Child Africa since 2004.
The adventure centre company has set an “ambitious” [pounds sterling]100,000 target for the race, set to raise funds for The Street Child World Cup, a worldwide campaign advocating the rights of children living on the streets full-time.
Ziko Reda, a 15-year-old street child, spends all day in the street rather than going to school, in order to earn some money for his family.
I spent lots of university holidays out there, volunteering mainly for a baby orphanage in Nakuru, and venturing across the country to volunteer at a few other places, one being a street child charity called Action for Children in Conflict," she said.