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Nepal
Nutan's story

Nutan's story

"Along with my friends I shared openly how it was very difficult for us to come to school during periods."

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Nepal
Ehani's story

Ehani's story

“Because of the availability of toilets and sanitary pads, I can now attend school during periods too. The toilets are much cleaner now.”

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Bangladesh
Sheuli's story

Sheuli's story

"The day care centre took away all my worries about my child’s wellbeing allowing me to focus on earning the money we needed to survive.” ​

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Ethiopia
Dr Argaw Wossen

Dr Argaw Wossen

"The whole world agrees that educating people really impacts people lives. It goes with your self-worth, your social status, it supports with you all kinds of negotiation in life. If you're educated you can make your life decisions by your own; you have more agency. Even if education is only one resource, it really contributes to the development of a person."

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India
Amjad's Story

Amjad's Story

*Amjad is 17 and has a dream of becoming a chef in a hotel. For now, he is very proud to work as a Child Health Educator, helping other street children.

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India
Lives transformed by Butterflies

Lives transformed by Butterflies

Butterflies has been working with street connected children since 1989. Read the stories of Laxmi the ethical entrepreneur and Suraj the future doctor.

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Kenya
Doctor Aspirations in Kenya

Doctor Aspirations in Kenya

ChildHope believes in encouraging children to shape their futures to new heights. We hear about Steven's new aspirations to become a Doctor.

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Ethiopia
Interview with a GEC Teacher

Interview with a GEC Teacher

We speak to a teacher in the Girls Education Challenge (GEC) programme which empowers the girls of the world to sculpt their own futures.

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Bangladesh
Sokhina's Story

Sokhina's Story

16 year-old Sokhina lives in a slum near the Matuail dumping site with her parents. After moving to Dhaka, Sokhina started work as a waste picker.

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Kenya
Ben's Story

Ben's Story

Social workers worked with Ben on addressing the traumas he had experienced and rebuilding his self-esteem. Overcoming Childhood trauma

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Sierra Leone
Marjorie's Story

Marjorie's Story

Marjorie was still in primary school when she realised she was pregnant. “I was driven away by my parents for what they referred to as shame in the family"

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Ethiopia
Bezu's Story

Bezu's Story

'When I was 13 I didn’t know but a marriage had been arranged for me by my parents, to a man.' 'Once you’ve been abducted you’re his.'

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Nepal
Tukaram's Story

Tukaram's Story

Tukaram lives with his Grandfather, with not enough money to attend school. ChildHope aided Tukaram to re-enrol and start building his future.

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India
Rohit's Story

Rohit's Story

"My membership in the Children’s Health Cooperative had a huge effect on my unhealthy behaviours."

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