Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Meal-A-Day and Child Protection Committee in Sierra Leone

On Tuesday 30th October 2012 the Christadelphian Meal-A-Day Pikin Dem office at Old Signal Hill Road, Congo Cross hosted the monthly meeting of the Western Area Child Protection Committee in Sierra Leone.

The meeting was aimed at bringing various stakeholders including officials of the Ministry of Social Welfare, Gender and Children’s Affairs, the Freetown City Council and other Child Protection Organizations together to discuss on developmental issues relating to the transformation on the lives of street children.

Mrs. Nancy King is the Coordinator of the Programme listed psychosocial counseling, religious and moral education to street kids, educational and other capacity building support, family tracing and reunification and alternative care where necessary, medical examination and treatment for children, monitoring and evaluation of reunified children in their schools and at home, family mediation and maintenance of  effective and efficient coordination by networking with other organizations that are implementing child protection programmes in the country as some of the key activities the Meal-A-Day Pikin Dem Programme is undertaking.

Read more about it: In Sierra Leone, Child Protection Committee Plans Development