Finding healing through music: Alain’s story
Refugee children in Lebanon like Alain often struggle to process the traumatic experiences they've gone through. A program in Beirut helped Alain learn how to express himself, cope with negative emotions, and connect with others through music and arts.
Connecting Health and Education: Esperance's Story
The My Education, My Future program is providing opportunities for girls in Tanzania and Burundi to learn about sexual health, and help keep young refugees like Esperance in school.
Youth Building Positive Life Skills Through Relationships
In Dauphin, Manitoba, Indigenous youth have taken a leadership role to create free programming for kids to build confidence, community and gain new skills. The Dauphin Friendship Center is entering their fifth year of partnership with Right to Play, and are focused on running programs around relationship-building in youth.
Preparing Youth for Adulthood
In a Secwepemc community in British Columbia, youth have access to a Right To Play program that builds their motivation, skills, and independence as they move into adulthood and employment.
Standing Up for What She Believes In: Adele’s Story
Life is hard for girls in rural northern Tanzania. Many girls are forced to undergo female genital mutilation and marry young. Adele enrolled in a Right To Play child rights club at her school and uses the knowledge and confidence she gained there to help girls resist the dangerous practices.
Standing Strong: Claire’s Story
Claire was sexually assaulted, became pregnant, and out of fear of teachers and classmates, dropped out of school. Over time, she was able to reclaim her agency, return to school and wants to become a teacher.
WORKING TOGETHER: SARATA’S STORY
55% of school-age children in Mali are involved in some form of work. Sarata was one of them, working in the mines after the death of her father pushed her family into poverty. Now she is back in school and wants to become a doctor.
Free to Be Himself: Taha’s Story
Taha is a Palestinian refugee who grew up with a mobility impairment. He felt helpless and struggled to leave his home in Gaza, but thanks to a psychosocial support program for children with disabilities, he developed the confidence and independence to face the world.
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