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

From Bangladesh to the World Cup

LEEDO at Street Child Cricket World Cup

Earlier this month, the first-ever Street Child Cricket World Cup brought together talented young athletes from around the world – who also have a shared history of growing up on the streets. Eight youth from our Dhaka-based partner LEEDO traveled to Cambridge for the tournament.

Learn more about our visit with these international athletes in a new story from Communications and Digital Media Manager Nina Ford.

An unexpected lesson in sex education

Sexual and reproductive health lesson in Thailand

“I look up from the display of creative condoms and the staff cracks up. My Pakistani upbringing hasn’t prepared me for this.” GFC’s Kulsoom Khan, Regional Director for Asia, was in for a surprise on a recent visit to Child Rights Protection Center in Thailand.

In her latest blog post, find out what she learned about how to teach teens about sexual health.

How diverse programming helps girls stay in school [new report]

Girls in school in Latin America

We all know that getting a solid academic foundation is key to becoming an economically independent adult. But in Central America, girls are dropping out of high school at alarming rates – and for a host of different reasons.

Explore why girls leave school and what our local partners are doing to stop it in a new report by our Regional Director for the Americas, Kim McClain.

Plus, don’t miss our May match challenge!

Matching Gift Challenge

When you donate to GFC before May 31, your gift will be matched dollar-for-dollar by an anonymous donor, up to $10,000. To have an even bigger impact, become a monthly donor and your first month’s donation will be tripled, making your support for children and youth go three times as far.

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