HOW SEENAA & SABBOONTU ARE DESTIGMATISING MENSTRUATION
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.
FINDING THE STRENGTH TO HELP OTHERS: AYA’S STORY
Before Right To Play became part of her life, Aya was shy and nervous in group settings. Now she fearlessly speaks to groups of girls and leads them through confidence-building activities.
DETERMINED TO LEARN: MAMERTE'S STORY
With more support from her teacher, Mamerte is excelling in the classroom. The games the students play together have given her a stronger sense of connection and belonging with her classmates. Her favourite subjects are reading and math.
HOW NADIRA OVERCAME BULLYING AND FOUND HER VOICE
Growing up in a refugee camp, Nadira faced many of the common challenges those experiencing displacement, including skyrocketing inflation and rolling blackouts caused by electricity shortages. But through a partner programme with Right To Play, she began to trust people and feel safe, which allowed her to focus on her studies.
ALLYSON FELIX INSPIRED BY GIRLS IN MOZAMBIQUE
Allyson first witnessed the power of play-based learning in Mozambique seven years ago. Her return to the school was an opportunity to learn about the work that has taken place to help children, especially girls, in the Namaacha region thrive and develop their full potential with access to quality education.
MAKING HISTORY: DZIDZORNU'S STORY
Dzidzornu made history this year by becoming her school's first female head prefect. In Ghana, head prefects play an important role in the school; they represent the student body with school management, and they act as a leader for their fellow students. Head prefects are almost always boys. But 18-year-old Dzidzornu defied the odds by running for the position and winning!
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 against child marriage. This shy, brilliant high-schooler found the power to challenge a deep-seated tradition and have her voice heard.
HOW PETER WENT BACK TO LEARNING
Peter couldn’t afford a school that could accommodate his disabilities. That meant he wasn’t going to school at all. Thanks to the help of the Right To Play-trained school inclusion committee, Peter is back in class, learning and playing with his peers.
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