Child in the Sky
At the Child in the Sky center the children stay permanently. They live, eat en sleep there. In the morning from 08.00 till 12.30 hr they go to school. After lunch they start working at various vocational skills such as farming, agriculture or cooking. After working time there is time to play football or volleyball. In the evening they watch dvd, make music or play games. They can watch television, play table football or pool table.
A day at the Watoto Foundation
An ordinary day at the Watoto Foundation in Makumira is as follows:
|8.00h - 12.30h||School|
|12.30h - 13.30h||Break|
|13.30h - 16.30h||Vocationary training|
|17.00h||Football and other sports|
|19.00h||Diner, sports, games etc.|
Good behavior is being rewarded. On Sunday afternoon they get some hours free time, there is a movie or something else the children like.
Every year around Christmas time, all children are brought home to their family. Some of them have not been in contact with their family in years because they lived on the streets. In one week time the employees of the Watoto Foundation cross Tanzania to bring the children home. Reunification is an important target for the Watoto Foundation.