Brighter than Gold: Balla’s Story
Balla, 12, worked in Mali's most dangerous gold mines. Today, she is back in class, excelling in mathematics and French, and wants to go to medical school. This is her journey.
A Former Refugee Inspires Young Students: Harriet’s Story
Harriet became a refugee as a child, but thanks to the support of her parents and teachers, managed to become a teacher in Uganda. Now, she's paying it forward by helping refugee children overcome the trauma of displacement to keep on learning.
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 realized that the use of violence in class had the opposite effect to what he and his fellow teachers were hoping to achieve.
BUILDING HER VISION FOR THE FUTURE: AISHA'S STORY
More than 60,000 children live on the streets of Accra, Ghana’s capital, and are not in school. Aisha dreams of being a journalist to speak against child labor and homelessness and to draw the government's attention to these issues.
Getting in the Game: Ahmad’s Story
Ahmad has now started to help other children with disabilities in his school to understand their capabilities and accept themselves as they are.
How Win Is Following His Dream of Becoming an Athlete
Through programs and facilities made possible by Right To Play, Win was able to work on his confidence, leadership abilities, and skills in the sport he loves: football.
How Eloisa Is Closing the Learning Gap
Eloisa is just ten years old, but she’s a leader in her school’s reading club, helping her fellow students to strengthen their academic skills as they go back to school after long closures created by COVID-19.
How Ruth Helps Her Peers Return to School
Since COVID-19 first struck Rwanda, schools have been closed for a total of 41 weeks of instruction. But when schools reopened, many children didn’t return. Ruth was one of them. Her journey back to school began when she and her mother were visited at home by members of her school’s local Junior Leader club.
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