The LIVE, LOVE & LEARN (LLL) street children home has existed since 2010. 30 children aged 5-18 have a home here. They are looked after by three home mothers/cooks, two social workers, two teachers for after-school lessons and a sports teacher who coaches the children on Saturdays. A psychologist and a nurse come once a month, and at other times if needed.

Our motto: Live, Love & Learn.

As a result, all the children visit a good private school and most of them have worked their way up to places 1-5 in the pupils’ performance ranking. With reliable rules applying to all the pupils, our children have acquired a high degree of emotional and social competence in addition to their good marks.

The children stay in the LLL house until they have finished school. Then they switch to the scholarship program or do a vocational training course. In some cases it proves possible to integrate the children into what remains of their families before they finish school. The scholarship program or a business training course offered in combination with a micro-credit are used as means of support, if required. In most cases, the social worker continues to look after the children. Younger children are admitted to the house once individual children have been successfully integrated.

At a glance

  • 30 girls and boys aged 5-18

  • Good teaching at private schools with certificates on completion

  • Three home mothers, two social workers and two teachers

  • Goal: re-integration in what is left of their families

  • After finishing school: university or vocational training
    (transfer to scholarship programme)

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