Building a Foundation for Literacy
School closures in Mozambique threatened to set back children's educational progress. While schools were closed, literacy clubs helped them practice reading safely and regularly. Now that schools have reopened, the clubs help children build on lessons and strengthen their academic skills as they catch up for lost time.
Thank You to All Who Participated in This Year's #Rally4GirlsEd
On February 4, 2022, Right To Play Canada hosted its 2nd annual Rally For Girls’ Education virtual pep-rally to kick off International Development Week and a week-long challenge. Thanks to all who turned out!
A Child’s Voice Can Save a Life: WASH Clubs in Uganda
In Uganda, we're using games to teach children learn how to properly wash their hands and prevent the spread of infection, forming local clubs that engage the country's most vulnerable children.
Small Hands, Big Dreams
In July 2021, more than 500 children from vulnerable communities in the Palestinian Territories attended a Right To Play-lead summer camp with activities designed to help them cope with and heal from trauma. The summer camp is part of the TOGETHER program, which was made possible with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada and implemented in partnership with UNRWA.
2nd Annual Virtual Quiz: A Night of Stories, Friendly Competition and Fundraising Success!
On November 17, 2021 Right To Play Canada hosted its second annual Virtual Play Quiz: Trivia for Charity, to resounding success!
Empowering Girls Through Sport and Play in Senegal
Superstar footballer Sadio Mané provides an assist as Global Ambassador to Right To Play, working to increase gender equity in Senegal by using the power of sport and play to help girls achieve their dreams.
CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS
Depression, anxiety, and behavioural disorders are some of the most common mental health challenges children and youth face. They are major contributors to lost school days, dropping out, poverty and other negative life outcomes. In their most severe forms, they can lead to suicide, the third leading cause of death for adolescents worldwide.
Right To Play Canada Announces New Canadian Advisory Board Leadership Positions
Right To Play Canada is pleased to welcome a new Chair and two new Vice-Chairs, Indigenous Programs
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