Tag Archives: children

Lead Uganda

L.E.A.D Uganda is an educational leadership program that transforms traumatized children living on the edges of society into leaders. We locate bright and motivated children – AIDS orphans, former child soldiers, abducted girls, child laborers – who have the raw materials to succeed but lack opportunity. more

Photo of the Day. May 8. « Lead Uganda.

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Born into Brothels

from the BBC: Born into a brothel in the Indian city of Calcutta, Avijit Halder’s life has undergone a dramatic transformation.

The 20-year-old is currently pursuing a degree at one of the top film schools in the US. It all started with the filming of an Oscar-winning documentary, Born into Brothels, which dealt with the lives of the children of Indian sex workers.
Avijit Halder was one of eight children of sex workers who featured in the 2004 documentary film, co-directed by Zana Briski and Ross Kauffman. read rest of article

Kids with Cameras foundation

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Girl empowerment programs

Girls Write Now NYC based program. Writer mentors with girls, college essay writing workshops, and more.

Girls Inc. – global

viBe Theater Experience (viBe) is a non-profit performing arts/ education organization that empowers teenage girls through the creation and production of original performances. more
Read an article by director Dana Edell at CAN: Ripples of the Fourth Wave: New York’s viBePoetry

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Palestinian Children in Lebanon

I’m still searching for a website for the program, but here’s an article I had found a while ago:

Lahza: Camp Life Seen Through Children’s Eyes
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