By G.K. Lieten, Talinay Strehl

This short experiences the phenomenon of highway young children in towns in Peru. It appears to be like at many of the conceptual concerns and, after analysing why kids are on the street and what behaviour and which aspirations they show, offers with the coverage matters and classes to be realized. This short investigates whilst and why the transition from childrens in the street (street-working kids) to kids of the road (street residing youngsters) happens and elucidates how they live on. It explains the fluidity and the dangers concerned about any kind of baby highway life.

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Jherson (17) commented about his friend: I have known Antonio since we worked together in the bakery. We are fighting a lot, but at the end we always give each other a hand. We have to do that, because we live together day and night. We are each other’s only help, because our parents have forgotten about us. We help each other, because we are alone, without family. We live the same disastrous life. But friendships on the street can be threatening also, as Jherson suggested. Arguments and fights, mostly related to girlfriends, money or drugs, are common.

Having a lack of structure in their life, little persistence in difficult situations and non-compliance with rules. Street-living children have different strategies for making a living, ranging from labour activities (such as shining shoes, carrying goods, pulling carts and collecting garbage) to illicit activities, such as stealing and drug trafficking, and to performances with a variety of musical instruments. Other economic activities include acrobatic performances and windscreen cleaning at traffic junctions, washing cars, guarding cars, cleaning tombstones at the cemetery and begging, including requesting food at restaurants.

However, despite the heavy police oppression in the River Rímac area a small group of adolescents and youngsters still live here, among them are the most deteriorated and addicted street children with signs of dementia and schizophrenia. 1 Settling Down in the Street 27 historic centre, like in and around markets, shopping streets and areas with a high density of restaurants and bars catering for Peruvians. At night, they also sleep in the municipal’s dormitory or rarely in internet cafés, dilapidated buildings, in the hills around Cusco, under bridges or on the pavements.

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