HOW ELLA AND JOYCE ARE ADVOCATING FOR THEIR RIGHT TO EDUCATION
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.
Small Hands, Big Dreams
Palestinian children suffer from the constant threat of violence and conflict. Through games, they learn to deal with their fears.
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.
A BIGGER LESSON THAN WINNING: HAITHAM'S STORY
Haitham is a coach in the Palestinian Territories teaching children lessons that go far beyond the pitch, such as respect for others, team spirit, and the dedication it takes to find the best in themselves.
CULTIVATING CREATIVITY: DELICE’S STORY
Delice hasn’t always been confident sharing her writing with others. When she started attending a Reading Club just under two years ago, she wouldn’t have imagined reading out loud, let alone reading something she had written herself. But with the support of volunteers trained in Right To Play’s experiential approach to literacy, Delice can let her creativity shine.
HOW ARFAANA IS CHASING HER DREAM
Originally from Quetta, Arfaana's family moved to Karachi in search of a better life. But in Karachi, as in many other places, her teachers thought it was more appropriate for girls to study arts instead of science. Using skills she learned in the GOAL program, Arfaana studied harder in science and advocated for herself so her teachers would have no reason to not let her study.
HOW FATIMA KEPT HER REFUGEE FAMILY STRONG
Fatima’s family is one of the millions that have been profoundly affected by the Syrian Civil War. For the past seven years, she has been the primary caregiver for her two granddaughters. But Fatima was worried that the girls were becoming more distant, especially after lockdowns began.
CONNECTING HEALTH AND EDUCATION: ESPERANCE'S STORY
The My Education, My Future program is providing opportunities for girls in Tanzania and Burundi to learn about sexual health, and help keep young refugees like Esperance in school.
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