Protecting Children’s Safety and Emotional Well-being Through Play
Strengthening literacy and attitudes towards equality
In Mozambique, only 4% of children in third grade read at a grade-appropriate level. But in Namaacha, where this Reading Club operates, things are changing. After school, Reading Club Instructors use games and play-based activities to help children strengthen their understanding of core literacy concepts and practice their reading skills.
Let Her Play
When girls play, it’s the first step in their journey to becoming powerful, independent women. It sounds simple, but playing ignites a girl’s abilities to take charge of her own life. Sign up to receive some of the real games that girls play in our programs. You can play them with a girl in your life and see for yourself what she learns.
How parents are supporting children’s learning and development with play
Through Play to Grow, parents learn about more than their children’s social-emotional and educational developmental needs, they learn skills and strategies to address those needs themselves.
It's not just a seat. It's a brighter future.
Millions of girls face a bleak present where forces beyond their control conspire to limit their dreams and their futures. But they want a brighter future, and they are doing their best to claim it in the face of these incredible challenges. We need to act now and support them. You can start with a seat.
Help Children Recover from the Pakistan Floods
Pakistan is in crisis from the destruction caused by historic flooding. We are responding by providing mental and emotional support and distributing hygiene kits in flood-affected areas. As conditions stabilize, we will help open the doors of damaged schools so children can safely return and pursue their education.
Floods in Pakistan Threaten the Future of Millions of Children
We are deeply saddened to witness the devastating impact of the massive flooding in Pakistan. As floodwaters recede, the incidence of water-borne disease is rising.
Youth Making Change
With the right support, children and youth are able to speak up, motivate their peers, and lead change in their communities. Meet some of the inspiring youth who are at the forefront of that change, thanks to their incredible leadership.
Achieving Change Together in Thailand
Young people in Thailand face many obstacles to success, including poverty, displacement, a lack of employment opportunities, and societal pressures. The ACT project helps them develop non-violent coping strategies to deal with these and other challenges.
Help Them Rise
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