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Kyrgyzstan
Hand in Hand
Kyrgyzstan | Bishkek

Hand in Hand provides treatment, therapy, and educational lessons for children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD).

Read more: What it means to be a “learning” organization | For Kyrgyz children with autism, a local NGO paves the way to better care | Announcing the 2019 Maya Ajmera Sustainability Award winners
Visit: autism.kg
National Federation of Female Communities of Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan | Bishkek

The National Federation of Female Communities of Kyrgyzstan (NFFCK) is a girls-led organization working throughout Kyrgyzstan to empower girls and decrease child marriage and violence against girls through public awareness programs, girls’ leadership and health programs, community outreach, and national advocacy.

Read more: What it means for girls to lead
Visit: facebook.com/groups/876918915783031
Our Voice
Kyrgyzstan | Bishkek

Our Voice focuses on providing all necessary support to enable orphans and other graduates of state-run institutions in Kyrgyzstan to successfully transition to independent living.

Read more: The value of mentorship for grassroots organizations

 

moldova
institute for Rural initiatives
Moldova | Chisinau

The Institute for Rural Initiatives (formerly Ograda Noastra NGO) promotes socio-economic initiatives in rural communities in Moldova, with a focus on disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

Read more: “We are all Moldovans.”Community development in Moldova – one teenage entrepreneur at a time
Visit: iri.md
 
serbia
Asylum Protection Center
Serbia | Belgrade

Asylum Protection Center (APC) provides legal, psychological, and other assistance to asylum seekers in Serbia, serving children aged 0 to 24 through consultations with lawyers, social workers, and psychologists.

Read more: Holding on to hope at the Serbian border
Visit: apc-cza.org
Danica
Serbia | Jabuka

Danica provides psychosocial support, conducts outreach on social and legal rights, and holds workshops on domestic violence, reproductive and sexual health, and the importance of education for Roma children and youth.

Read more: Standing up for Roma girls’ rights
Know How Center
Serbia | Novi Sad

The Know How Center (KHC) supports Roma and other vulnerable children and youth by holding workshops that encourage parents to send their children to preschool, engaging in outreach to help families access social services, providing education support, and running a youth program focused on improving the psychosocial health of teenagers.

Visit: cpzv.org

 

turkey
Mavi kalem social assistance and charity association
Turkey | Istanbul

Mavi Kalem Social Assistance and Charity Association mobilizes community volunteers to empower impoverished women and children in Istanbul, including rapidly adapting to meet the needs of Turkey’s growing Syrian refugee population.

Read more: Innovative education for child refugees in Turkey
Visit: mavikalem.org

 

ukraine
Orphan’s Future
Ukraine | Ternopil

Founded by orphanage graduates, Orphan’s Future runs an information center and conducts life skills trainings and summer camps for orphans and orphanage graduates.

Read more: When community becomes family: Nastya’s story
Visit: orphansfuture.org

 

united Kingdom
Integrate UK
United Kingdom | Bristol

A youth-focused organization in the United Kingdom, Integrate UK works to address female-genital mutilation (FGM) and honor-based violence (HBV) through peer education in schools, training for frontline professionals, film development, stage productions, conferences, and advocacy with local and national government such as police departments, schools, and Parliament.

Visit: integrateuk.org
Leaders in Community
United Kingdom | London

Leaders in Community (LiC) engages vulnerable children and youth in Tower Hamlets through an employment program, an enterprise program that supports start-ups, music lessons, sports, a community garden, volunteer opportunities, and a leadership and governance program.

Visit: licprojects.org
Little Fish Theatre
United Kingdom | Greenwich

Little Fish Theatre provides youth aged 10 to 19 who live in poor communities in south London with arts-based programs such as productions, workshops, counseling, and advocacy that develop self-empowerment and life skills and encourage empathy and positive communication.

Visit: littlefishtheatre.co.uk
Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre
United Kingdom | London

Mosaic LGBT Youth Centre helps schools incorporate LGBT inclusion lessons into their curriculum and provides LGBT youth with workshops, mentoring, counseling, and a summer retreat that focus on sexual and reproductive health, building self-confidence, and overcoming stigmatization and discrimination.

Visit: mosaicyouth.org.uk

 

Global Fund for Children (GFC) UK Trust, created in 2006, is a UK registered charity (UK charity number 1119544). We work to generate vital income, create new fundraising opportunities, and raise awareness of the invaluable work of GFC’s grassroots grantees. Our aim is to extend the reach of GFC in the United Kingdom, Europe, and beyond.

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