----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
Bringing healing in Ukraine through the arts
Children and young people continue to face the impacts of the war in Ukraine. Harnessing the power of theater and the arts, GFC Spark Fund partner Theatre of Contemporary Dialogue (TCD) is helping children cope with trauma while providing them with safe spaces to learn and play. Read more about how this youth-led organization is using the arts to bring healing amidst the war.
As part of its Ending Violence, Empowering Girls initiative, in April GFC hosted the first West Africa Adolescent Girls Summit in Liberia. The summit explored the issues facing young people in the region and equipped them with advocacy tools to mobilize change. Six months later, we caught up with five young people who participated in the event. Here’s what they had to say.
Atina wins the prestigious Child10 Award
We are delighted to share that GFC partner Atina received the Child10 Award in October, in recognition of its work in Serbia fighting human trafficking and sexual exploitation. The award was presented by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden to Marijana Savić, the Director of Atina and a GFC Board member. Learn more about Atina and this prestigious award.
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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.