We're delighted to share an update on Laxmi, who you may have read about in previous years as 'Nisha'. Laxmi attends one of the Learning Centres we support in Bihar State, India and we first spoke to her when she was 10 years old. She's 13 now, and dreams of opening her own dance school. Read on to find out more....
"Sunshine and rainbows" - Rohingya children tell us what it felt like to go back to school after lockdown in Bangladesh
The Rohingya refugee children we support in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh were delighted to return to school in September when our learning centres were allowed to open again after lockdown. But don’t just take our word for it, read on to hear from the students and teachers themselves.
Over the past few months, civil society groups across China, India, the US and UK have been working together on the Freedom to breathe campaign; supporting children’s calls for a right to clean air. Children on the Edge have added our voice to the campaign.
Complementing the 30 Early Childhood Development centres in Kyaka II refugee settlement in Uganda, our ‘Cluster Group’ pilot project has begun, offering early years education and support for over 800 children in communal spaces around their communities.
This approach has just won the Theirworld Education Innovation Awards and we are excited to be taking early years education to wherever the children are, making learning and early years support accessible to thousands more children who are currently cut off from education.
Read on to find out more about this innovative pilot project.