Founder's BlogBlue Dragon's founder, Michael Brosowski, shares the lessons he has learned from the children and young people he meets from day to day.
Some children become homeless because of extreme poverty, violence at home, or mental illness. But sometimes the reasons for a child being on the street can be devastatingly simple…
Thiem and his father were sleeping rough when Blue Dragon came across them in a park. This week, they disappeared – but our effort to help them did not end.
A 12-year old boy and his father are sleeping rough in the city during a heatwave and pandemic. What will it take to get them to safety?
Trafficked to China 21 years ago, everyone believed that Liem was dead. But her parents refused to give up hope.
Maiv is a 15-year old H’mong girl with multiple disabilities. She is blind and has an intellectual impairment, and has survived shocking abuse. Today’s blog shares her story, and her hope for a brighter future. **Trigger warning: Please be aware that some of the content is extremely sensitive.
A new wave of COVID is leading to a new spike in kids sleeping on the streets of the city.
At the height of the 2020 lockdown, a young woman called for help. Trapped in slavery since the age of 21, this was her first chance to escape. But it was not to be.
Working with street kids, we hope for “happy ever after” endings. But real life is always more complex than that.
“If not us, then who?
If not now, then when?”
When you’re in pain
When you think you’ve had enough
Don’t ever give up
– Up and up, Coldplay
Street kids live in constant fear and danger. And for a child like Panh, returning home is not always a lasting solution.
Sold into a forced marriage far from home, Na never expected to be a victim of human trafficking. But in this case, she wasn’t the only victim…