The Confidence to Learn: Victoria’s Story
Victoria is a bright and determined nine-year-old who dreams of being a doctor. Victoria knows that to achieve her dream, she has to do well in school. She’s able to pursue her dream thanks to the support of Tumaini, her Right To Play-trained teacher, who uses play in the classroom to make the classroom an engaging and inclusive place for both girls and boys.
How Peter Went Back to Learning
Peter couldn’t afford a school that could accommodate his disabilities. That meant he wasn’t going to school at all. Thanks to the help of the Right To Play-trained school inclusion committee, Peter is back in class, learning and playing with his peers.
Getting in the Game: Ahmad’s Story
When Ahmad was a baby, he survived birth asphyxia which left him with long-term physical impacts. Growing up he felt isolated, ignored and self-conscious. Right To Play’s TOGETHER project in the Palestinian Territories has helped create an inclusive environment where Ahmad can play, learn and thrive.
How Madiha Is Standing Strong for Girls
Thatta in Sindh province is one of the most conservative areas of Pakistan, where girls are strongly discouraged from pursuing life outside their homes. Madiha refused to let tradition tell her what she, or any other girl, could or couldn’t do.
Meet Natalie, a Coach Building Peace in Burundi
Burundi has been wracked by waves of political violence since 1962, including decades of political violence culminating in a 12-year civil war. Coaches like Natalie are working to bridge the divisions violence has created in Burundi and help children from different ethnic and political groups learn to coexist respectfully and peacefully with one another.
How Win Is Following His Dream of Becoming an Athlete
Through programs and facilities made possible by Right To Play, Win was able to work on his confidence, leadership abilities, and skills in the sport he loves: football.
A Former Refugee Inspires Young Students: Harriet’s Story
Harriet became a refugee as a child, but thanks to the support of her parents and teachers, managed to become a teacher in Uganda. Now, she's paying it forward by helping refugee children overcome the trauma of displacement to keep on learning.
How Dzidzornu Is Claiming Her Confidence
Through the support of a Junior Leaders club, Dzidzornu has come out of her shell, claimed her confidence, and become an influential leader among her peers. The club Dzidzornu and her friends attend is part of the Gender Responsive Education and Transformation (GREAT) program.
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