Street children are common
phenomenon in Indonesia. This phenomenon has been happening since
long time ago. This case needs a serious solution since it is
the effect of poverty and poverty itself is a major problem in
every developing country. Being one of them isn't a good decision
because it won't lead to the brighter future, ruining their happy
childhood and their presence often being a debated problem by
every element of society. But being like that isn't their own
choice, the situation force them.
are not enough awareness about their condition. In the other side
they are human beings just like us who needs protection, education,
warranty of feeling secure.
are 2 categories of Children of Street:
1. They who still live with their family, but spend most of their
time on the street.
2. They who truly live on the street without any parental guide.
range of age is between 4 until 15 years old. See? They probably
have the same age or even younger than you. But they sacrifice
their childhood, working to earn money. Can you imagine, how hard
you must struggle against the difficulty of street life? Furthermore
you're a 4 years old helpless child who just have learned the
We Choose This Topic?
One day, when we went to
City Library to discuss our citizenship task, we met a child whose
clothes are crumple. We were so astonished, because it was during
the school hours, yet that child just roaming on the road with
empty can on her hand, begging money to people who passed along.
Soon, we realized that she's a street child. In that moment, our
will to reveal their hidden life is risen.
By Think Quest 2008, we tried to show you that in some part of
this world, there are many people who need your help. Their fate
may not as fortune as us. Yet 1 thing is clear, WE
CAN HELP THEM!! We can make their life better!
Your sincere help should make them smile happily...
This site is their voice. For the sake of their future, we tried
our best to make this site and hopefully we can show it to the