ChildFund International is a Christian organization that sponsors children in need largely through monthly donations from individual sponsors. These donations are used to support the transition from extreme poverty for these children and their communities. In addition to their sponsorship program, ChildFund receives grants and donations to provide trainings and capacity building activities, health and education programs, emergency relief, and food distribution.
Girls Not Brides is a global partnership of more than 350 civil society organizations from over 60 countries working to address child marriage. Members are based throughout Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas and are united by a commitment to end child marriage and enable girls to fulfil their potential.
This Toolkit was prepared to assist USAID Mission staff working in the E&E region in identifying and propagating good practices in case management services. It provides the user with a comprehensive assessment framework for analyzing current systems, procedures, and practices against international standards and professional case management practices at both the case level and system level.
This initiative saves the lives of women, children, and newborns in Nigeria by building a movement of Champions advocating for improved reproductive, maternal, newborn, and child health (RMNCH). They invest in Nigerian advocates and organizations that are championing change and leading the fight for healthy mothers, children, and families.
This initiative protects girls from violence, and ensures girls can attend school, stay healthy, and learn skills to escape poverty. To date, they have contributed to the improved education, health, livelihoods, and rights of 3 million girls through girl-friendly laws, funding, and programs around the world.
This report aims to arrive at a clearer understanding of reintegration practices for separated children in low and lower-middle income countries. The research pulls together learning from practitioners and academics working with a range of separated children, such as those torn from their families by emergencies, children who have been trafficked or migrated for work, and children living in institutions or on the streets.
This report describes the challenges children in Guyana face such as poverty, violence, and lack of support from family and teachers. Civil society organizations (CSOs) continue to advocate for the rights of all children and youth, and often provide refuge, in lieu of state protection, for children facing abuse, even with their very limited resources. But in some instances, CSOs are not well equipped to deal with sexuality and gender issues affecting children.
This report provides information on the current status of child blindness around the world and the work of essential USG humanitarian and development assistance programs funded by USAID in addressing this serious problem. USAID, in partnership with 25 U.S. and international NGOs, is working with the world’s poorest and most vulnerable populations to eradicate preventable and treatable causes of childhood blindness.