Global Fund for Children

Your monthly update on GFC’s work with young changemakers transforming our world...

Meet Rosilla—Champion for Girls’ Education in Kenya

Rosilla's Story

This month, we want to introduce you to another Samburu girl—Rosilla. Like Retoki, who you met last month, Rosilla escaped sexual exploitation as a young girl with help from our partner Samburu Girls Foundation. This vibrant 16-year-old leader is blazing the trail for girls in her village to claim their educations. Rosilla sat down with Global Fund for Children to share her story, the first in our Role Model series, featuring youth standing up for their rights around the world. Read Rosilla’s story in her own words.

Uniting Borders for Migrant Girls

Uniting borders for migrant girls

Tapachula, home to the largest migrant detention center in Latin America, is one of the main entry points for migrants and asylum seekers coming into Mexico from the south. Next week, this city will host the first transnational convening of GFC’s Migrant Girls Protection Network. More than two dozen organizations—including the 11 grassroots partners in our migration initiative with NoVo Foundation—will come together to develop cohesive strategies for supporting children through this complex humanitarian crisis. “We’re calling this convening ‘Uniting Borders’ because we need the whole picture to improve our services and create collective responses to the needs of migrant girls,” said Rodrigo Alonso Barraza García, GFC’s program officer based in Chiapas, Mexico. Learn more from Rodrigo in this in-depth interview.

How a Global Fashion Brand Found its Philanthropic Match

Did you read about Global Fund for Children in Forbes? Leigh Rawdon, co-founder of the clothing company Tea Collection, discusses her globally-inspired brand and its approach to corporate social responsibility—including Tea’s long-time partnership with GFC. “We share the same mission of celebrating local initiatives, meaning that we find local, on-the-ground leaders that best know the needs of their respective community. We believe these types of leaders are the most empowered and can make the biggest difference. This ideology resonates with our brand as we also believe there is no cookie-cutter approach to life and culture." Read the full article.

GFC and Tea partnership

We’ve Moved!

After more than a decade on 14th Street, Global Fund for Children has a new home. Earlier this year, we launched a fresh look and renewed vision for our organization. Our new space is a part of that plan, designed to encourage openness and collaboration as we strive to improve the lives of young people around the world. The paint is still wet, but our address is official:

Global Fund for Children
1411 K St NW, Suite 1200
Washington DC 20005

Uncover Hidden Corners of the World with GFC

What makes this summer camp in Kyrgyzstan one-of-a-kind? (Hint: it’s not the yurts.) Beyond the obvious health hazards, how does the waste-picking industry put children at risk? Get on-the-road reports from our team, along with other stories about the children you’re helping on our website.

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At GFC, we’re in the business of building movements and delivering
life-changing programs to children and youth.
Consider a gift today for a better world where
children are safe, strong, and valued.

FOLLOW US


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Global Fund for Children © 2019 All rights reserved.
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Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.

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