Member Spotlight

Children, not refugees
June 14, 2023 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

Every year, it is estimated that 400,000 children are born into the life of a refugee. In addition to suffering the trauma of being forced to leave their homes, young refugees face many threats to their wellbeing: exclusion from education and healthcare, limited access to food, water and shelter, and the daily risk of violence.

Asia’s families must be empowered to combat online abuse
May 30, 2023 by Roland Angerer, Regional Director Asia, ChildFund International Member Spotlight

Digital technologies have revolutionized the way children learn, socialize and entertain. Their significance was profoundly felt during the COVID-19 pandemic when many children confined at home were still able to continue their education, pursue hobbies and connect with friends. However, with this enormous opportunity has come enormous risks to children’s safety, as online spaces have been

Educo launches first social laboratory to end violence against children in Spain
April 13, 2023 by Educo Member Spotlight

Educo has launched the first social laboratory to tackle violence against children and adolescents in the Spanish education system. This will focus on the creation of original and innovative projects that allow Educo to respond to a range of issues, including violence in the classroom. “About 25% of boys and girls experience bullying. Spain has

Globalizing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion
March 27, 2023 by Fred Witteveen, CEO, Children Believe Member Spotlight

It’s well established that women and girls, more than 50% of the global population, face systemic discrimination. But did you know that 250 million people experience discrimination because of inherited status like their faith or ethnicity? Or that 75% of stateless people around the world belong to minority groups? And indigenous women are six times

Good nutrition creates a brighter
future for Gilo
March 21, 2023 by ChildFund New Zealand Member Spotlight

Four years ago, 6-year-old Gilo’s future was bleak. She was severely malnourished following a long drought in the eastern area of Kenya where she lives. Today, her health has improved, she is getting the food she needs to grow well, and she is attending school.  With the help of ChildFund New Zealand and other members of ChildFund

No school today. The war has come.
December 30, 2022 by ChildFund Alliance Member Spotlight

At four in the morning, Oleksandr’s mother enters his room and says: “You shouldn’t go to school today because the war has come.” Thirteen- year-old Oleksandr is then forced, like so many other children in Ukraine, to experience the trauma of war up close. The day before the war broke out, Oleksandr and his classmates

Education can’t wait for children in
Burkina Faso
December 28, 2022 by Educo Member Spotlight

The security crisis in Burkina Faso, caused by an escalation in violence by armed groups, has resulted in more than a million internally displaced persons and the closure of schools. Around 60 percent of those displaced are children. If nothing is done, many students may drop out of school permanently. Worse still, they will be

Rosemary is one volunteer keeping her
community healthy
December 22, 2022 by ChildFund Australia 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 WeWorld 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,

Dairy centre improves food security and drives employment in Kenya
November 30, 2022 by ChildFund New Zealand Member Spotlight

ChildFund New Zealand is supporting a dairy factory in Kenya that is providing sustainable incomes to farmers and their families. At its peak, Masimba Dairy Processing Centre in Emali, a rural and semi-arid area of Kenya, can collect up to 14,000 litres of milk per day. The factory is critical for farmers and their families