----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
From mountaintops to online food delivery
In Thailand, Zy Movement Foundation hosts an annual Climb to Change a Life event, taking children with movement disabilities up mountain peaks and increasing their confidence and independence. During the COVID-19 pandemic, however, this GFC partner has traded its hiking boots for a set of pots and pans. Read about Zy Movement Foundation’s new youth entrepreneurship program in this blog from GFC’s Maria Creamer.
Can virtual meetings make us happier?
As the COVID-19 pandemic set in, GFC’s Kim McClain worried about how GFC’s 40+ partners in Latin America would navigate the crisis. As she and her team set out to create new spaces for partners to connect, she also had the opportunity to analyze data from their virtual calls. Find out what she learned about online meetings – including how to keep the attendees from feeling like Zoom zombies. One solution? A virtual dance party.
Perseverance in the fight for girls’ rights
Without the advocacy of Asociación AMA, thousands of young people in Guatemala would lack access to comprehensive sex education. Today, in the face of COVID-19, this GFC partner continues to ensure girls have the information to protect their health, rights, and future. Learn how AMA is training teachers and empowering girls in this blog from GFC’s Daniela Martinez and Vanessa Stevens.
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