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Stories of change

All organisations we partner with provide us with frequent project updates, so we can follow the work closely. We also do field visits to all our projects to learn more. But to really understand how our programs are affecting people’s lives, we gather stories from the ones being reached by our projects. Through these stories we understand the complex challenges we try to overcome, how their lives were before and how it has changed and improved. It’s stories about real people, real struggles and real achievements. We call them Stories of Change.

14 Jan, 2020
“WE’RE CREATING A FUTURE TOGETHER”Equality High up in the mountains of northern Sweden, 20-year old Zaher is on a hike with his friends and volunteers from the Swedish Red Cross. Walking lon...
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13 Jan, 2020
Changed her destiny and now runs a successful businessEquality Growing up in Ivory Coast, Yeo Nakoni was taken out of school at the age of 15 to support her parents on their farm. Her destiny was set. It could ...
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13 Jan, 2020
From extreme poverty to proud business leader and employer
Equality Business success seemed far from Sarojini’s reach as a child as she grew up in extreme poverty and every day was a struggle. Sarojini got used to...
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13 Jan, 2020
From typing service to a growing stationary business
Equality Growing up and selling products and services to make ends meet, inspired 35-year old Martha Sócola Morales to start her own stationary business on...
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13 Jan, 2020
Successful factory owner despite a tough startEquality 25-year old Bara’a Al-Shobaki is one of seven siblings and lives in Jordan. When her father’s job wasn’t enough to support the whole family, ...
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19 Dec, 2019
Peace Circus doing magicEducation Classroom environment drastically changed with the help of our partner War Child.
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29 Nov, 2019
Knowledge key to breaking taboos and improving health
Water Without knowledge about how to manage their periods, teenage girls can end up dropping out of school, missing their education and putting their hea...
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28 Nov, 2019
Keeping studying aliveEquality Thanks to Kiron Open Higher Education Rania got support and education in a new country.
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28 Nov, 2019
Investing in children with disabilitiesEducation Through our partnership with UNICEF, we can help transform the lives and futures of thousands of young children with disabilities. One of them is o...
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28 Nov, 2019
The March Madness Attendance Challenge Education To do well in school children must be in attendance. Our partner Children’s Health Fund’s Healthy and Ready to Learn program, used innovation a...
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18 Nov, 2019
Access to sanitation brings health to the village
Water After the health clinic in West Doguri received proper sanitation services, the number of visitors increased, resulting in better health among the ...
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18 Nov, 2019
Learning how to play
Education With the help of Save the Children, Cristi got support and preparations for kindergarten.

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9 Sep, 2019
Entrepreneur against all odds
Equality 47-year-old Marian is from Bombali in Northern Sierra Leone has faced many challenges in her life including the 11-year civil war in which her moth...
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4 Sep, 2019
Using the sun and AI to produce greener nylonPlanet Nylon is popular in the fashion industry, not only for hosiery which may what first comes to mind, but also for blouses, dresses, tights, underwear...
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2 Sep, 2019
Mother and son reunitedEquality With the help of online and offline channels and the power of community-based peer to peer network, REFUNITE managed to re-connect John with his mo...
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14 Aug, 2019
Safety and dignity brought by public toilets
Water “I thought clean water and a hygienic toilet was meant for rich people. But, when the new toilet opened I felt very privileged.”
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4 Jul, 2019
The peace circus is coming to townEducation Diomedes has gained hope, self-confidence, friends and a new environment that respects diversity and promotes equality for girls and boys.
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26 Jun, 2019
“I can do whatever I want”Equality Moataz is one example of how students can achieve their academic goals and succeed in their studies with Kiron.
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25 Jun, 2019
"My role as a Mama Yeleen has earned me respect and acknowledgment” Education Fatoumata is best known as a Mama Yeleen, or role model mother. She was chosen by her community to convey key messages of positive change to other ...
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20 Jun, 2019
Bringing Excitement to Reading BooksEducation “I will always do the best I can for the children when I’m with them.”
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