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.
The recent GFC Mesoamerican Knowledge Exchange, held in Panama City, brought together a diverse group of Global Fund for Children grassroots partners from Central and North America.
GFC staff recently helped distribute a donation of 7,000 items of children’s clothing to homeless families, thanks to partners Tea Collection and the Homeless Children’s Playtime Project.
While visiting a community of Bajau people with GFC grantee Cartwheel Foundation, GFC’s Tara Sun Vanacore gains insight to her own role in supporting grassroots organizations.
In honor of International Women’s Day, GFC’s Sarah Ellison reflects on her surprising visit to the red light district of Kolkata, India, last month.
In this guest blog post, Dr. Manjeer Mukherjee describes the rigorous child protection policies at Arpan, where she is senior program officer.