Social Projects Address Needs Of Struggling Families


Children romp in the 'rubber room' at the 'Arche' youth center in... News PhotoBerlin,Bestof,Child,District,Fun,Germany,Horizontal,Social Issues,Topics,TopixPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesBERLIN, GERMANY - OCTOBER 05: (EDITOR'S NOTE: All recognizable children were photographed with the consent of their parents.) Children romp in the 'rubber room' at the 'Arche' youth center in Marzahn-Hellersdorf district on October 5, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. The Arche (which means Ark) is a Christian-based facility that provides children of all ages with a hot lunch, help with homework, arts and play facilities and in general a welcome place to come to in Marzahn-Hellersdorf district in east Berlin, a district with high levels of unemployment and social problems. An employee said up to 90% of the children come from challenged families and that many arrive at Arche illiterate. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)