HELPING CHILDREN COPE AFTER THE FLOOD: MEHBOOB'S STORY
In September 2022, more than 33 million people were affected by the most devastating floods in Pakistan’s history. More than 1,700 people lost their lives, including more than 400 children. In Sindh province one of the most affected areas, Right To Play provided play-based psychosocial support to children affected by the floods to help them cope with trauma and anxiety and express their emotions. Mehboob, a 22-year-old Right To Play-trained coach, supported the emergency psychosocial response.
BUILDING HER VISION FOR THE FUTURE: AISHA'S STORY
Aisha is only 13 but she knows what she wants from her life. She used to be shy and disengaged from school. Learning through play helped her connect to lessons, develop her skills and confidence, and believe in her dreams.
FINDING HER VOICE THROUGH ART: NOUR'S STORY
Nour came to Lebanon with her parents as a refugee from the Syrian Civil War. Living as refugees meant discrimination and poverty. Nour found real comfort in writing and performing, even as challenges continued to pile up
DREAMING OF A BRIGHTER FUTURE: DANIYAL'S STORY
The story of how one boy is coping with the trauma of the Beirut explosion through Right To Play’s play-based mental health programme.
The Confidence To Learn: Victoria's Story
Victoria is a bright and determined nine-year-old who dreams of being a doctor. Victoria knows that to achieve her dream, she has to do well in school. She’s able to pursue her dream thanks to the support of Tumaini, her Right To Play-trained teacher, who uses play in the classroom to make the classroom an engaging and inclusive place for both girls and boys.
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.
HOW AMBROISE STOOD UP FOR STUDENTS
One in two Rwandan students report the use of violence in schools. But after attending a Right To Play training session, Ambroise realised that the use of violence in class had the opposite effect to what he and his fellow teachers were hoping to achieve.
RESISTING EARLY MARRIAGE: HOW FELDA RETURNED TO SCHOOL AND BECAME A LEADER
Mozambique has one of the highest rates of child marriage globally. Almost 48% of girls will get married before they turn 18 years old. Many of these girls drop out of school and never go back. But, with the support of a Right To Play-organized Girls' Club, Felda was able to come back to school after an early marriage and become a leader.
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