Increase access and quality of care and social and educational services for vulnerable girls and boys particularly those in street situations and their families



In September 2022, with financial support of the EU Office in Kosovo and in partnership with UNICEF, Terres des Hommes started with implementation of the project “Increase access and quality of care and social and educational services for vulnerable girls and boys particularly those in street situations and their families” with the main goal and objectives:  


By 2025 central and local institutions have strengthened and integrated child protection systems for prevention and response services to address abuse, neglect, and exploitation.


  • Day Care Centres in Prishtina and Prizren provide sustainable integrated services for vulnerable boys and girls and in street situations .
  • Public awareness on forms of prevention of the violence, stigma and discrimination against children in street situations and prevention of incentivizing and supporting begging by the public increased.
  • The capacities of vulnerable families to provide appropriate care, protection and encourage education for their children are improved.
  • Life, vocational and employability soft skills of vulnerable girls and boys and adolescents in street situations have increased.
  • The Multidisciplinary Roundtables for Assistance in Case Management (former Case Management Roundtables, CMRs) mechanisms are functional and effective.
  • Two child protection houses established and operationalized.
  • Justice for children professionals’ capacites strengthened to implement diversion measures for juveniles in contact and conflict with the law.

Direct beneficiaries: 1600 children (35% girls and 65% boys); 300 families of vulnerable children; around 200 child protection professionals (social workers, police officials, education officers and community-based organization workers; 100 justice for children professionals (prosecutors, judges, probation officers)

Indirect beneficiaries: 2,500 vulenrable children (1,800 boys and 700 girls) benefiting from prevention, protection and reintegration services provided by the Multidisciplinary Roundtables for Assistance in Case Management (CMRs); 1,800 juveniles (20% girls 80% boys) benefiting from the diversion measures imposed by juvenile justice professionals (Judges and Prosecutors); 500.000 people will be reached through awareness-raising campaigns.

Duration: September 2022 – November 2024




Project partners

Office of Good Governance, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Finance, Labour and Transfers (as a relevant ministry for Social Services), Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Education Science, Technology and Innovations, University of Prishtina (Department of Social Work and Department of Psychology), Kosovo Police, Kosovo Institute for Public Administration, Probation Service, Correctional Service/ Educational Correctional Centre, Council for Social and Family Services, Centres for Social Works Kosovo wide, Association of Kosovo Municipalities, Municipal Directories of Education, Municipal Directories for Social Services, Civil Society Organizations.

Target area: Kosovo wide

Related news and publications

It was a cold winter day when the mobile team of the Day Care Center for Children in Street Situations saw ten-year-old E. K. for the first time. The little boy was selling small items at the main square of Prishtina. Despite being aware of the dangers, he said he had to do it to take care of his…
In a recent event at the University of Pristina, Egzona Gashi, the coordinator of the Day Center for Children in Street Situation, took the stage to present the impactful work of Tdh Kosovo, with a specific focus on the services provided by the Center. The audience for this presentation comprised…
“𝗜𝘁 𝘁𝗮𝗸𝗲𝘀 𝗮 𝗹𝗼𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗱𝗲𝗱𝗶𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝘀𝗮𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀, 𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗽𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗻𝗰𝗲, 𝘀𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗹𝗼𝗰𝗸𝗲𝗱, 𝗰𝗮𝗻 𝗯𝗲 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻𝗲𝗱… 𝗔𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝘀𝗲 𝗱𝗼𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝗱𝗼 𝗻𝗼𝘁 𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝘀𝗲𝗹𝘃𝗲𝘀, 𝗯𝘂𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗺𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗱𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁”. The message that Mimoza Gavrani, a political expert, civil society activist, and TV author, had for the women of…
The muddy trail that leads to their concrete one-storey house in the outskirts of Prishtina becomes almost unpassable during rain. However, that hasn't been the only obstacle Maliqe and Ismajl have dealt with on their quest for education. The siblings were once children in a street situation,…