Category Archives: Children

Guide Children (Extract)

Blind beggars on the busy streets of Tamale, northern Ghana are sadly a very familiar feature. Most of them became blind through poverty or ignorance as they could not get treated on time. They cannot move without being guided all … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract1)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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The Broken Promise (Extract2)

The traditional practice of fostering young girls to their aunties in northern Ghana was initially meant to strengthen family relationships but it is now a major obstacle to girl’s education. Produced by the Learning Circle, a group of 21 women … Continue reading

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Shall We Tell Him? – Tanzania

In Dar es Salam, Tanzania, a group of adult caregivers discuss the challenges of looking after children born with HIV. They have recently participated, together with the children, in a training workshop on the “Stepping Stones with Children”methodology ran by … Continue reading

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Survivor

“Survivor” is based on the true story of Malika, a young Ugandan woman who learns she is HIV positive, as a child. The film was produced during a participatory film workshop for women, members of Mama’s Club, a support network … Continue reading

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Vital Communities (Extract3)

This film follows a group of children, their families and their communities participating in creative activities over a period of 5 years. This action research study aims to measure the impacts of participating in the arts. Filmed and researched by … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Vital Communities (Extract 2)

This film follows a group of children, their families and their communities participating in creative activities over a period of 5 years. This action research study aims to measure the impacts of participating in the arts. Filmed and researched by … Continue reading

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“Children First!” – “Watoto Kwanza!” – Tanzania

Communities can be unsafe places for all people living with HIV because of violence, including stigma and abuse. Children living with or affected by HIV can be especially vulnerable without appropriate support. But guardians and parents may lack sufficient skills … Continue reading

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Our Africa Project

Our Africa: an amazing collection of videos by African children across the continent showing their lives and countries. Children from the SOS Children’s Villages are being trained to use small flip cameras to make their own films and tell their … Continue reading

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DR Congo – School Partnerships in Kinshasa

While Graal, a 16 year old from the DR Congo is wishing for peace in her country so she can study, new partnership initiatives between schools in Kinshasa offer a glimpse of hope for the most deprived teachers and students. … Continue reading

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