AVSI’s distance support program sponsors some 24,000 children around the world in educational activities. While children are the first to receive personalized support as they grow, programs also help the whole family. At Fundación Sembrar, mothers like María Elvia, who could hardly read when she first took her son to the educational center, are growing too!
Funded by UNICEF and launched in 2019, the project “Supporting Vulnerable Girls and Boys to Access and Remain in Education in Lebanon” gives children access to education and guarantees their right to literacy.
Led by the World Food Program (WFP), the “Integrated School Feeding and Literacy Program” is supporting children who are struggling with reading offering catch-up sessions
Fourteen-year-old Kok Matim, from South Sudan, participated in the 24th World Scout Jamboree and showcased how scouting can empower refugees through education.
“I LEFT MY WHOLE LIFE BACK HOME. I WANT TO START OVER, SMILE WITH MY CHILDREN AND MAKE SURE THEY HAVE A GOOD EDUCATION.”
Graduating to Resilience, an activity implemented by AVSI Foundation and funded by the Office of Food for Peace, USAID gives hope to Congolese refugees like Mwamini and her two children.
In recent years, projects focused on the protection of the environment related to socio-economic development and rights protection have grown exponentially. NGOs like AVSI are applying an integrated approach, combining long-term new financial strategies and innovative narratives.
Italian weekly magazine highlights AVSI’s project in Qaraqosh “A Virtuous Production Cycle to Relaunch a City and its Economic Fabric for IDPs and Returnees to the Ninevah Plains, Iraq”, funded by PRM
SCOUTING BRINGS HOPE, SENSE OF BELONGING AND LIFE-CHANGING OPPORTUNITIES TO YOUNG PEOPLE AT DADAAB REFUGEE CAMP
Scout.org highlights AVSI’s work with refugees in Dadaab camp in partnership with the Kenya Scouts Association
“I spent months immobilized. I couldn’t walk or work. I couldn’t even afford to buy candy for my son,” remembers Ibrahim.
The idea of organizing a benefit dinner sprang from a pure desire to combine and evening of beautiful music and good food while raising awareness and money for AVSI-USA