Children's Emergency Fund
News Alert: Right To Play Office in Gaza Severely Damaged by Air Strike
Right To Play is deeply distressed to report that our office in Al Remall Al Janoubi, Gaza was severely damaged by an air strike on October 10. Thankfully, no staff members were in the office at the time of the incident.
New Policy Brief: Play and Psychosocial Wellbeing
For too many children, crisis is the new normal. Climate-related disasters, forced displacement, and conflict put a heavy emotional burden on children and can inhibit their development. Our new policy brief explains.
Laying a foundation for learning in Burundi
When My Education, My Future started in 2020, it set out to restore the crumbling infrastructure that made classrooms unsafe for students and equip teachers to make class more fun and engaging. Since then, Right To Play has restored more than 10 school buildings, giving children a safe place to learn.
2022 Annual Report
Conflict, climate change, economic instability, and the effects of COVID-19 continued to endanger children in 2022. Thanks to our supporters, we protected, educated, and empowered more than 2.78 million children in 15 countries around the world in last year.
Bridging the Gaps Caused by Displacement
Displacement creates many gaps in children’s lives: children who are refugees are more likely to be out of school than their peers. They are more likely to experience fear, anxiety, and other mental health issues. It can be easy to lose hope.
ENCOURAGING TINKERING AND BUILDING SKILLS IN CHILDREN
The Plug in Play program is turning the classroom into a playful place where students make, tinker, and code together, exploring the world through their hands and imaginations, and developing academic and holistic skills that support lifelong learning and success.
Strengthening literacy and attitudes towards equality
In Mozambique, only 4% of children in third grade read at a grade-appropriate level. But in Namaacha, where this Reading Club operates, things are changing. After school, Reading Club Instructors use games and play-based activities to help children strengthen their understanding of core literacy concepts and practice their reading skills.
Protecting Children’s Safety and Emotional Well-being Through Play
Child Protection Specialist Huda Ghalegolabi speaks about the impact of conflict and displacement on children, and how play-based psychosocial support programs can help protect children from further harm by enabling them to cope and recover.
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