Retrak, enables African street children to return to life in a caring and stable family environment, either with their own family, foster family, or by living independently in the community.
From the website:
Retrak began in Kampala, Uganda in 1994 as a football club providing
street children with the opportunity for play and, for a short while at
least, escape their day to day problems and dangers. Recognising both
the need and the potential, Retrak expanded the scope of its work beyond
football and, by 1997, had become a UK charity and was registered in
Uganda as a non-governmental organisation (NGO) called the Tigers Club
Project; later renamed Retrak.
Retrak has enabled hundreds of children to move off the streets and back
into their communities. As well as Uganda, we now also have a centre in
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia which has been hugely successful and we work with
partners in Kenya. We plan to move into new areas where our experience
and programmes can be used to transform the lives of children on the