How William Helped His Friends Stay Safe and Learn
Schools in Ghana have been improving their safety with regular handwashing, masking, and other measures, but teachers and officials are facing the challenge of informing parents about all the changes made to protect students. William felt empowered to inform his friends’ parents due to the confidence and support he’d developed in Right To Play programs at his school.
A Bigger Lesson Than Winning: Haitham’s Story
Haitham is a coach in the Palestinian Territories teaching children lessons that go far beyond the pitch, such as respect for others, team spirit, and the dedication it takes to find the best in themselves.
Right To Play Teams With Oilers Foundation On Gender Equity Program For Indigenous Youth
Right To Play and the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation teamed up this spring to develop a ball hockey program to teach gender equity to boys and girls in Indigenous communities. In April 2022, nine youth workers from five partner communities in Alberta were trained to develop a ball hockey program tailored to the needs of children in their communities.
"We Are Strong" - Watch the Music Video Made by Youth from Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Alberta
Youth from Fishing Lake Métis Settlement in Alberta had an exciting time recently, learning to write and record music. In partnership with inPath’s N’we Jinan Mobile Production Studio, community youth got a chance to write lyrics, record their music and make a music video for their song “We Are Strong”.
How Arfaana Is Chasing Her Dream
Originally from Quetta, Arfaana's family moved to Karachi in search of a better life. But in Karachi, as in many other places, her teachers thought it was more appropriate for girls to study arts instead of science. Using skills she learned in the GOAL program, Arfaana studied harder in science and advocated for herself so her teachers would have no reason to not let her study.
How Fatima Kept Her Refugee Family Strong
Fatima’s family is one of the millions that have been profoundly affected by the Syrian Civil War. For the past seven years, she has been the primary caregiver for her two granddaughters. But Fatima was worried that the girls were becoming more distant, especially after lockdowns began.
ADVOCATING FOR EQUALITY: EMELYNE’S STORY
Emelyne was struggling in school, falling behind, and having difficulty affording supplies. Her father encouraged her to drop out. Now Emelyne is not only succeeding in the classroom, but she’s also using her voice to advocate for equality in her community.
Cultivating Creativity: Delice’s Story
Even before the pandemic, girls in Rwanda faced significant barriers to accessing education, and those barriers grew in the wake of COVID-19. Delice dropped out of school. This is the story of how she got back to learning and discovered a love of reading and poetry.
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