IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 3, March 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
This is part of a broad study that sought to investigate the appropriateness of counselling being given to street children by non-governmental organisations in Harare, Zimbabwe. This paper looks at copping strategies employed by street children on the difficulties of street life in Harare, Zimbabwe. A qualitative descriptive survey was used was used to guide the methodology. A purposive sample of organizations that work with street children based on their visibility in dealing with street children participated in the study. Officials of non-governmental organisations who have direct contact with street children and street children who received some assistance from the non-governmental organisations were randomly selected to participate in the research.