We’d like to introduce you to 4 year old Bieneme, whose development has come on in leaps and bounds since joining our cluster group lessons in the Kyaka II refugee settlement in Uganda.
Diwali is India’s biggest and most important festival of the year, but the Dalit children we support often don’t get to take part in these national celebrations as a result of ingrained discrimination.
Read how our partners go the extra mile to ensure the children at our Learning Centres can celebrate safely, with special activities and events that they can enjoy together.
In Kyaka II refugee settlement in Uganda, we support teachers from our early years programme to set up their own businesses by providing small business loans. Read about how this initiative works and meet Martha, who used her £40 loan to set up a thriving sewing business.
An artillery attack in Myanmar has completely destroyed the community of Munglai Hkyet, in Woi Chyai, one of the internally displaced persons (IDP) camps we support in Kachin State.
At least 29 people, including 11 children and a two-month old baby were killed, with many more injured. We are deeply saddened that two young children from our preschool centre in Munglai Hkyet were among the victims.
In Lebanon, our partners, Triumphant Mercy provide education for Syrian refugee children in a dedicated school in Zahle. The curriculum includes vocational activities which the children love, but participation in these classes has often perpetuated gender stereotypes. We’re delighted to share how we are beginning to break down these gender barriers to open up opportunities for girls and boys.
81-year-old retired army Major Mick Stanley was so moved when he saw the crisis unfolding in Ukraine that he's decided to take to the water in his boat; 'The Tintanic', and raise money to support Ukrainian refugees. The one-man rowing boat is completely homemade, constructed from sheets of corrugated iron and decorated with flags and bunting.
We’re delighted to share that the number of classrooms we are supporting for Rohingya refugees on Bhasan Char island in Bangladesh has doubled this summer.
Take a look at the progress that has been made and meet student, Puri.
The Body Shop At Home has been a passionate supporter of Children on the Edge for decades and this month we popped our Christmas hats on - in near 28 degrees of sunshine - to celebrate with consultants at their Christmas conference.