Kilbourn, Phyllis, editor.
1997 Street Children: A Guide to Effective Ministry. Monrovia,
1996 Children in Crisis: A New Commitment. Monrovia, CA:
2000 Reaching Children in Need. Eastbourne, England: Kingsway
The following links have been useful to the staff of Niños
de la Luz and are recommended as good sources of information
for research and other investigative purposes associated with
Christian ministry to street children around the world, but
particularly in Latin America. NDLL does not necessarily endorse
ALL the information found under the following links.
Bibliography on Street Children
By Joël Mermet
Provides an exhaustive list of articles, books and research
papers written about street children around the world. This
is a must see if you are doing research on street children.
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN)
This is a global network that disseminates information about
the Convention on the Rights of the Child and child rights
among non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations
agencies, inter-governmental organization (IGOs), educational
institutions, and other child rights groups. The website contains
links, resources and information on upcoming events.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch is an independent, nongovernmental organization.
The organization promotes human rights, including those of
street children around the world. the website includes publications
on human rights work, articles, news briefs, links to other
organizations, and current events.
International Justice Mission
IJM is a Christian organization dedicated to exposing abuse
and injustices committed towards children at risk and specifically
street children. The organization works via referrals from
missionary organizations and development groups. Their website
contains links to human rights groups, news briefs, and other
pertinent information related to human rights work.
Publishes books on nature and people around the world. The
website provides a worldwide resource library on community/street
children. Under this page you will find articles, organizations
This is an informal worldwide network, made up of supporting
associations and sponsors, which puts local programs and schemes
in place to help homeless children. The website contains information
on street children, such as definitions of street children,
organizations working with them world-wide and other pertinent
Shine A Light
Shine A Light is a network organization that seeks to bring
together organizations (Christian and secular) dedicated to
working with street children specifically in Latin America
and promotes the best practices of community-based organizations
in order to improve services for homeless and dispossessed
children in Latin America. The Shine A Light website provides
good resources, articles, case studies and contacts to variety
of organizations throughout Latin America.
Street Angels Africa
With a focus on West African street children (known as Almudos),
this website provides valuable information on street children
around the world, including resources and organizations that
work with these children.
The Viva Network
This is an Evangelical Christian organization that is dedicated
to bringing together Christian projects around the world that
focus on Children at Risk for the purposes of sharing ideas,
information, providing resources, training and reaching children
with the Gospel. The website provides contacts with Christian
organizations throughout the world, articles, resources and
Unicef is a United nations agency dedicated to children's
rights around the world. The Website contains press releases
pertaining to children at risk, events, resources and other