In this guest blog post, Dr. Manjeer Mukherjee describes the rigorous child protection policies at Arpan, where she is senior program officer.
GFC grantee partners in Nigeria give first-hand accounts of the impact of Boko Haram on their communities, their organizations, and their children.
GFC program officer Kulsoom Khan arrived in Pakistan two days after the terrorist attack that killed more than 130 children at the Peshawar Army Public School in northwestern Pakistan.
GFC’s Pamela Pratt reflects on the workshop that brought together 11 grassroots organizations in Uganda, all of which are working to rebuild the country through programs for women and girls.
Emmanuel Otoo tells the inspiring story of three girls with disabilities who, thanks to their own determination and the help of a GFC grantee, are leading productive lives in Lagos, Nigeria.
With a small emergency grant, a GFC partner was able to purchase warm clothing and coats for nearly 40 children and youth who have been displaced by conflict in Ukraine.
GFC’s Neha Raval witnesses first-hand the benefits of Roma inclusion in Moldova.
Recently, I was fortunate enough to visit GFC grantee partner Onda Solidaria and its sports program in São Cristóvão, a neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro surrounded by favelas (slums).
The shadow of the plane raced over brown hills where nothing grew. The sight of that shadow brought on the confluence of loneliness, adrenaline, and anticipation that I had become familiar with on my first trip for GFC.
Human trafficking in Nigeria has spiked in recent years, with thousands of women and children forced into domestic servitude and commercial sexual exploitation. Here is one girl’s story of survival and hope.