Posts in Children
Holistic Education for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Community Relief and Development Action is a non-profit based in Cameroon whose goal is to provide an inclusive and holistic educational program targeting vulnerable and internally displaced children as well as orphans in the Tiko semi-urban slums.

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Combatting Vitamin A Deficiency

98% of the people living in Bungoma County in Western Kenya are small-scale subsistence farmers living on less than $1.50 a day and the majority are malnourished and suffer from food insecurity. Women and children have an especially low social status and very few opportunities for self-determinism. Throughout the region, vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is a major health problem, …

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Protecting the Rights of Children

Community Care Foundation Uganda focuses on sensitizingcommunities on child rights and on equipping these communities with the knowledge to promote and protect the rights of children. In order to achieve this, we are providing our support to facilitate and form eight child right clubs in primary and secondary schools in the Masaka District bringing both girls and boys to discuss and debate the rights of children …

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Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence

The goal of the Peace and Development Outreach Volunteers in Liberia is to reduce the incidence of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) and harassment in schools. Most of the abuses and crimes are perpetrated by teachers and male students against girls between the ages of five to fifteen.

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Creating Culturally Relevant Books

Our newest grantee, Tomorrow’s Stars, is committed to improving educational opportunities for approximately 500 children in Elmina, Ghana. There are currently very few local content books in the schools and community libraries, and this organization firmly believes students deserve to have culturally relevant books they can relate to by seeing children who look like them and reading stories that are meaningful to them.

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Restoring Hope to Orphaned Children

Raise A Child Initiative in Uganda aims to provide a springboard for orphaned children to develop their learning skills, thinking skills, positive attitudes and self-love. Orphaned children often experience higher levels of stigma, psychological stress and trauma, leading to poor school attendance and educational achievement, and are at a much greater risk of abuse and mistreatment.

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Meet our 50th Grantee! Saving Madagascar Together.

We are very proud to announce that we are supporting two big projects from the Mad Dog Initiative, an organization working on the ground in Madagascar: firstly, the organization will expand their environmental-humane education program throughout the Mitsinjo region in the Western part of the country, including developing new content for education outreach, supporting teacher-training workshops…

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Emergency Education Support

We are very excited to announce our collaboration with The Denis Miki Foundation to provide emergency education support to children living in some of the conflict affected areas of the Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon. Two years into the Anglophone Crisis, hundreds have been recorded dead, over a thousand homes burned, dozens of schools attacked and over 250,000 people have fled their homes.

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Humane Education in Tanzania

Meru Animal Welfare Organization’s goal is to raise awareness amongst children about the humane handling of animals and how to treat animals as sentient beings. Through humane education classes, it seeks to eliminate ignorance and myths about animals which are pervasive in the community. We are collaborating with them to conduct these classes at approximately 17 schools located in the Meru District in Northern Tanzania, reaching up to 350 students per school…

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Feeding Orphans and Vulnerable Children

We are so proud to be lending our support to Kassanda Children’s Aid in providing nutritional support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) affected/infected by HIV/AIDS by facilitating the establishment of kitchen gardens in their households. 120 families in the Kassanda District in Eastern Uganda will be trained in organic farming, integrated pest management and simple irrigation techniques.

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Clean Water for Locals

We are providing our support to RICEP Korogocho to install a 10,000-litre water storage tank in the community of Baba Dogo in Nairobi to provide access to safe and clean drinking water for the residents. Almost all of the water in this community is provided by private vendors due to design limitations of the current supply system. Up to 60% of the population does not have water available within 50 meters of their home.

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Sports for Slum Children

Cesba Kenya’s goal is to enroll children and youth from the slums of Ongata Rongai and Nairobi in sporting and recreational activities. Physical education and engaging in play are key factors in a child’s development, but the majority of kids living in the slums don’t have access to sporting facilities or any kind of social amenities.

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Hip Hop is Green!

We are very excited to announce that we have partnered with the New Jersey chapter of Hip Hop is Green to organize its signature 10th Element of Hip Hop Health & Wellness event which is a hands-on, immersive, fun, creative and explorative learning experience, consisting of (1) a plant-based dinner …

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Empowering Children to Lead Healthy Lives

Go Economic Empowerment Programme (GEEP) in Central Kenya is on a mission to educate primary school children on the importance of proper hygiene practices and introduce them to gardening and healthy nutrition to provide them with a sense of empowerment and self-reliance.

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Using Art to Promote Girl Child Rights

We are very proud to support Girls to Lead Africa in their work to sensitize girls, parents, community members and local leaders in the Kanungu District on the dangers of gender-based discrimination and girl child rights abuses through the use of art. This district is located in the western part of Uganda and is a rural, remote, and very hard-to-reach area.

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Menstrual Health Management for Girls

Development Expertise Centre is working with schools in the Buikwe District in Central Uganda to support young girls in understanding and managing their sexuality. Every month, countless girls miss schooldays as a result of menstruation. Although parents are supposed to provide their young daughters with information about their sexuality, they too lack the skills …

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Spreading Compassion

In a world where animals are too often neglected or subjected to wanton cruelty, there are organizations who fight tirelessly to improve the lives of all animals. Our newest Grantee, the Liberia Animal Welfare and Conservation Society, works every day to prevent such cruelty and to promote kindness, respect, caring, and compassion for all animals …

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