How small savings amount to big change
In rural Ethiopia, poor parents have little to spend on their daughter’s education and spend even less if they do not value it. Our Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) project, delivered with local partner CHADET, identifies girls who are at risk of dropping out of school for these reasons and supports them as well as their parents, who are often single mothers.
Human Trafficking in Nepal
Human Trafficking has truly become a global threat to vulnerable women, children and men worldwide. It is an injustice that affects millions of people every year on every continent and at all socioeconomic levels. Trafficking is a highly-organised and lucrative business, generating 150 billion US dollars per year, 99 billion of which is generated by sex trafficking within the prostitution industry.
From Hopeless to Hopeful
Atieno, a mother of three children and wife to an abusive husband, was living on a dumpsite in one of Nairobi’s largest slums. Facing extreme poverty, the family would spend every day on the dumpsite scavenging for food in dangerous conditions chemical waste, toxic fumes and used needles.
Steps to End Child Labour
Waste picking is one of the worst forms of child labour and causes irreversible damage to health. Bangladesh has a large waste picking community. ChildHope, and our Bangladesh partner Grambangla Unnayan Committee (GUC) are working on lives and livelihood issues to support this vulnerable community.
In Dhaka alone, over 120,000 women and children earn a living by waste picking...
Stories from ChildHope: Amit in Nepal
Since the earthquakes in Nepal, there has been a 15% increase in human trafficking. We were faced with two choices – do something or do nothing.