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Stories from The Street

Apr 26, 2022

In India, almost 23 million girls drop out of school each year once they start their period. (BBC 2020).

In this episode we speak to Sanjay Gupta, Founding Director of CHETNA in India. Sanjay talks us through the everyday challenges faced by girls living in the slum communities in Delhi when it comes to managing their...


Sep 1, 2021

An estimated 90 percent of the world’s school-aged children have had their education disrupted by the pandemic, according to UNESCO. We know that before the COVID pandemic, 1 in 5 children and young people around the world were not in school. That’s an estimated 263 million children missing out on an education (UN,...


Nov 25, 2020

In the third episode of our podcast series we talk to Toybox CEO; Lynne Morris and Director of Marketing and Fundraising at Toybox; Naomi Lewis. Why these two guests? Lynne and Naomi have been a big part of the Toybox journey when it comes to birth registration projects, part of our Toybox community which has registered...


Oct 28, 2020

In the second episode of our podcast we talk to Naomi Opiyo and Emily Malcolm from the Toybox International Programmes Team to find about the effect of the global pandemic on street children.

We’ll find out what’s changed, how Toybox and our overseas partners have responded, including some of the innovative...