18.06.2018

Child Trafficking in Kenya

 

Swahili

 

 

Are you worried about a child? Call Child helpline NOW on  116
If you have any questions or concerns you can contact them on WhatsApp: 0722 116 116 (7am – 6pm), or visit their website.
  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children are being exploited and abused within Kenya. Promises of sponsorship to study or well-paid jobs are often lies.

 

 

How exploitation happens:

Unfortunately, children are commonly exploited by people we know. If you receive an offer, whether from a stranger or someone you trust, please check it is not a fake promise.

Ask questions:

Where are they going? Where are they staying? Can you contact your child when they arrive there? Can you speak with an adult there?

Children are also directly targeted, either online through social media or in person in the community. Middlemen promise gifts and money, and gain their trust with false promises.

Some boys and girls are forced to work as shamba boys, yayas and house help. They work from the early hours of the morning until late at night with no food, money or education. Other children are forced into commercial prostitution or forced to beg on the streets.

This is human trafficking.
It is illegal.

Worried about something?

If you have any concerns regarding the safety of a child, please contact Child Helpline or an organisation in your area:

Child helpline – Kisumu, Nairobi, Mombasa   116

MACT – Nairobi  +254 723 708 734

ANPPCAN – Nairobi  +254 738410690

TRACE Kenya – Mombasa  +254 722 499302

HAART – Mombsa, Nairobi  +254 780 211 113

The Cradle  – Nairobi  +254 734 798 199

SOLWODI – Kisumu  +254733821368

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