School children face daily deadly crossing

8th Apr 2017 0

The Old Lansdowne road in Philippi has extremely heavy traffic, which causes hundreds of accidents involving cyclists, pedestrians and cars every year. The most pedestrians that are in danger are school children because they travel to and from school almost 200 times per year.

No birth certificate, no education

29th Nov 2016 0

A seven-year-old Philippi girl has internalized the shame of not having a birth certificate to such an extent that she hides inside the house so that people don’t ask why she is not at school.