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Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.

Empowering girls in Liberia

Naomi Tulay-Solanke and youth pose for a picture

Naomi Tulay-Solanke launched Community Healthcare Initiative (CHI) during an Ebola outbreak in Liberia. The organization started by mobilizing young people to teach disease prevention in their communities. Today, CHI engages youth in addressing other challenges, including teen pregnancy, early marriage, and menstrual hygiene. Read the full story on how CHI empowers young people to live healthy lives and take on leadership roles.

Developing community capacity to fight COVID-19

A Rural Aid representative teaches proper handwashing in India

When the second wave of COVID-19 struck India, GFC’s Asia team sought innovative, community-based responses. They teamed up with local organizations to train nonprofit staff on caring for COVID-19 patients at home. Find out more about the trainings and other steps GFC has taken to support partners in India.

Grantmaking by and for young people

A young person participating in a program run by The Warren Youth Project

Members of GFC’s Youth Leadership Council and a group of young people in the UK are engaging in participatory grantmaking in two new initiatives. While one initiative focuses on safeguarding and the other on gender and masculinities, both recognize the value of youth perspectives in the grantmaking process. Learn more about how young people are guiding these efforts.

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