----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
A key ingredient for helping young mothers succeed
In Zambia and Tanzania, Tika and Adiah are getting a second chance at completing their education. They’re going back to school thanks to GFC partners that take care of the girls’ number-one priority: their young children. Learn how these innovative NGOs integrate girls’ education with early childhood programs, creating a dual-generational approach to child and youth development.
Want to spark change? These girls know how! [VIDEO]
Sisters Jazmin and Marlene live in Chimalhuacán, Mexico, at the base of a massive state landfill, where widespread poverty keeps many children out of school. In spite of the challenges they face, these budding martial artists have a message about how they (and you) can change our world for the better. Hear their message of hope in this new story and video.
Three tips for grantmakers who want to #shiftthepower
At GFC, we’re committed to exploring power dynamics in our relationships with our local partners – and to checking our ego at the door. In an article for Council on Foundations, our CEO and President John Hecklinger teamed up with Philanthropy University CEO Connor Diemand-Yauman to discuss new shifts in how capacity development gets done. Read the article to learn how we make sure local actors take the lead.
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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.