GFC’s grassroots partners are helping refugees who are on the move to safer destinations, and are assisting families that have resettled with securing basic support and rebuilding their lives.
While participating in a regional convening of GFC grassroots partners, program officer Tara Sun Vanacore is reminded of GFC’s core mission.
In Swaziland, Young Heroes Foundation helps children and youth living with HIV/AIDS to stay in school, find careers, and become self-sufficient.
The challenge: raise as much “money” as possible (using artificial currency) at GFC’s South Asia regional Knowledge Exchange. Learn how one young social entrepreneur won donors’ hearts.
The 2015 West Africa Knowledge Exchange began with the telling of a heart-wrenching story, and ended with a deeper understanding of issues affecting vulnerable children.
A newspaper article prompted GFC’s Emmanuel Otoo to reflect on child protection and care during his travels to visit GFC grassroots partners in Bangladesh.
In early June, I had the chance to participate in GFC’s 2015 Central Asia Knowledge Exchange in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. I usually work with GFC grassroots partners in West Africa, so this was an opportunity to experience a different region, and it was exciting to learn directly from participants how they were improving the lives of […]
Although all GFC grassroots partners work with children and youth, many lack official child rights and protection policies in their own organizations. GFC is setting out to change that by facilitating special sessions on this topic.
Located in Kyrgyzstan, Children of Tien-Shan runs an emergency shelter for vulnerable children, with the eventual aim of reuniting them with their biological families or placing them with foster families.
Whether running a mobile library system or empowering girls through education, community-based organizations in Ghana are making great strides in serving vulnerable children and youth.