Never Give Up: Chala’s Story
Rising Up: Empowering Displaced Children in Thailand to Cope With Crisis
We have empowered more than 120,000 displaced and refugee children in Thailand to develop confidence in their future.Here's how we're adapting that work amid COVID-19.
A Mother’s Courage — Fatena’s Story
Fatena, one of our 20th anniversary alumni, protects her family from the psychological strain of life as refugees using skills she learned from Right To Play.
"I Have a Big Vision": Gilbert's Story
Gilbert has big plans: he wants to be a civil engineer designing affordable and accessible housing for people with disabilities, people whose lives have been shaped by the legacy of the 1994 Rwandan Genocide, just as his own family's lives have been.
Rising: Aissa’s Story
Aissa joined a Right To Play program in Mali 12 years ago. Now she's a leader, empowering girls through the non-profit organization she founded.
A Desperate Decision: Antonia and Sarah’s Story
Antonia and Sarah were nearly forced into marriage at just 12 and 10 years old, but the sisters are back with their families and re-enrolled in school. This is their story.
Out of the Horrors of War, Hope
Qasida's father was killed during the Syrian Civil War. Here's how she found hope.
Aurora speaks truth to power
These young people are using the power of storytelling to help eliminate child marriage and early pregnancy from their hometown.
New Generation, New Hope
Obaansi is just 18 years old, and the first member of her family to go to high school, but she’s already changing the lives of children in her hometown.
Life played out on the pitch
Said is transforming and uniting his community from a dusty football pitch in Lebanon.
Saying "NO" to Child Marriage
With some help from Right To Play, Zaida was able to resist child marriage and continue her studies.
Htoo Htoo participates in a Play Day
Htoo Htoo, a 12-year-old Karen refugee from Myanmar who was born in Thailand's Umpiem Refugee Camp. Watch him experience his first Play Day.
Ife is an advocate for the inclusion of deaf people in Ethiopian society.
A girl with a voice is a strong girl
In Elu Eteya, Ethiopia, Liya desperately wanted to stay in school. She needed support and she found it in this group.
By finding her power on the field, Khansa found the power to say no to child marriage
Khansa dared to do the impossible: stand up to child marriage. This shy, brilliant high-schooler found the power to challenge a deep-seated tradition and have her voice heard.
The Incredible Strength of a Girl
She's resilient. She's brave. She's a role model to her peers. Her passion for education has driven her to achieve the second-highest grades in her class...
When Akwasi Frimpong Dared to Dream, Big Things Happened
Growing up poor in a one-room home in Kumasi, Ghana, Akwasi Frimpong always dared to dream. At the age of eight he immigrated to the Netherlands. He had never left his hometown or seen white people before. He didn’t speak the language and he struggled to make friends at school. But Akwasi was determined to find his place in his new home.
To protect others, Rhobi used something even more powerful than tradition: her voice
Rhobi uses her own painful experiences on the theater stage to warn children, parents and members of her community of the dangers of female genital mutilation.
Opening the eyes of parents, to open doors to education
Julienne is already a community legend at 12 years old. She believes that all children, especially girls, deserve to go to school and she is spreading her message to change the lives of her peers.
Play Ambassador Zahra Mahmoodi Rose Above Barriers To Realize Her Dreams
Play Ambassador Zahra Mahmoodi tells us how she rose above barriers to realize her dreams and how she breaks and remakes the rules, both on and off the football pitch.
How a child of war became a warrior for peace
As a former Right To Play participant, Malual has become a beacon for hope.
Moving together to move mountains
A band of bold Malian youth are speaking up for children’s rights and protection, spreading their message on different platforms, including live theatrical performances.
Gulmeena: girl champion and champion of girls
In Peshewar, Pakistan, where deep-rooted traditions often obstruct girls' access to education, Gulmeena creates new opportunities and inspires hundreds of young girls from her region with her story.
Help Them Rise
You can transform a child's life.Donate