welcome to The Chaplain Margaret Foundation
For 20 years, Chaplain Margaret has been working and helping street children in Kenya who come from a difficult street life with the objective of leading them into a responsible and an independent adult life with the hope of a brighter future.Browse through the site to learn more of her activities and ways in which you can partner with her in this inspiring and important endeavor.
About Street Children
According to UN sources there are up to 150 million street children in the world today. Chased from home by violence, drug and alcohol abuse, the death of a parent, family breakdown, war, natural disaster or simply socioeconomic collapse, many destitute children are forced to eke out a living on the streets, scavenging, begging, hawking in the slums and polluted cities of the developing world.Various categories of street children exist. There are those who work on the streets as their only means of getting money, those who take refuge on the streets during the day but return to some form of family at night and those who permanently live on the street without a family network. All are at risk from abuse, exploitation and vigilante... Read more....