Member Spotlight

Rosemary is one volunteer keeping her community healthy
December 22, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

Rosemary was born and raised in Kivori. She has been a ChildFund volunteer for almost six years. She is warm, kind and takes pride in being part of helping build a healthier community.  “When people have a health emergency, they run to me. They recognise me as a community health volunteer – it gives me


WeWorld Index 2022 finds a world that is still profoundly unequal
December 8, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

Today, 1 in 2 children and more than 1 in 3 women live in countries where they experience some form of exclusion. Without drastic change, it will take 182 years to achieve a level of adequate inclusion for them. An annual report published by ChildFund member WeWorld finds a world that is still profoundly unequal,


RWC2021 ends with a resounding victory for all women and girls in rugby
November 28, 2022 by ChildFund Rugby Member Spotlight
Rugby World Cup 2021 New Zealand
Rugby World Cup 2021 New Zealand

At Eden Park stadium, no seat was empty as more than 40,000 people cheered on teams during the finals of the Rugby World Cup 2021. One team emerged victorious, but for child rights organisation ChildFund, this was also a victory for women and girls in rugby everywhere.  ChildFund Rugby is the first-ever Principal Charity for


I want to learn and have the same opportunities as other children
November 14, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

“It is only 700m to my school, but it takes me almost an hour to get there,” said 12-year-old Ny, a first-grade student at Muslims Language school in the Chhluong District. Ny is a bright, energetic boy. Like his peers he likes to play and go to school. But at the age of 9 months,


Lan is living in a semi-boarding house in Vietnam
November 2, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

Lan*, aged ten, is a fifth-grade student from the Dao ethnic group. The nearest school to her home is still 12km away. During the weeks, she lives away from home with her younger sister and cousin in a small shack near the school. She has done this since she was eight years old. The shack


Responding to the ongoing crisis for children and families in Ukraine
October 25, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

In the many months since Russia launched a full-scale military invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, thousands have died and nearly 18 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance and protection across Ukraine.


Making a positive impact on early
development in Africa
February 22, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

ChildFund’s Canadian-based member Children Believe is helping communities recall the importance of the early stages of child development through work in maternal and child health in Africa.  Since Children Believe began working in the country in 1987, it has stayed true to a commitment to create a future of hope for children, families and communities.


Stuck in Time: A report from WeWorld on the 10-year war in Syria
March 15, 2021 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

In the decade that has passed since the outbreak of the Syrian war on March 15, 2011, the conflict has had a disastrous effect on the country. It has destroyed businesses, hospitals and schools; left hundreds of thousands dead, injured or missing; and triggered the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. With no


Reflections from ChildFund Australia’s Nigel Spence
December 18, 2019 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

After 14 years at the helm of ChildFund Australia, CEO Nigel Spence stepped down at the end of December 2019. The Australian Council for International Development just recently named Nigel as the recipient of its Outstanding Contribution to the Sector Award, celebrating his 40 years of commitment, enthusiasm and tireless advocacy for children. ChildFund Alliance


Child Brides of India: Pooja’s story
September 30, 2019 by Children Believe Member Spotlight