Empowering street children in Kenya

Chanje M M Dahlgaard, Rosen Lozev, Sanne L Sørensen & Shadi Rozbahani

Studenteropgave: Semesterprojekt


In this project we look at the development of Kenya, since its independence in 1963, and how this has created the current situation of street children. We look into the government and civil society interventions, as these play a vital role in the process of alleviating this social problem. We use the development theories (dependency and classical Marxism) to explain the root of the underdevelopment in Kenya, and the empowerment theory and lifelong learning approach as possible solutions. We recognize education as crucial for empowerment of the local communities, and highlight how the Millennium Development Goals, especially no. 2, is used as a connector between the national and the local level of interventions for the street children.

UddannelserInternationale Udviklingsstudier, (Bachelor/kandidatuddannelse) Bachelor el. kandidat
Udgivelsesdato22 jun. 2012
VejledereMogens Buch-Hansen


  • Civil Society
  • Non-Formal Education
  • Education
  • Street children
  • Kenya
  • Empowerment