Guinea

Association des Jeunes pour la Paix et la Non Violence – Homeless Guinée

Established in 2014, AJPNV aim to helping homeless people reintegrate into the community through organising football activities, awareness-raising workshops, education, and skills training.

Participants

Marginalised youth and people experiencing homelessness

Locations

Kaloum, Dixinn, Matam, Matoto, Ratoma, Kindia, Labe, Kankan, and N’nzrekore

Homelessness Statistics

52.2%
Of the population live below the national poverty line (World Bank, 2015)
31.5%
Of the population have shelter with permanent walls

In 2012, only 31.5% of the population had shelter with permanent walls. Standard of living in the towns is low, with poor sewage management and rainwater drainage, and bad access to drinking water (Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2013-2015).