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Are you 12-24 and Interested in Global Issues? BCCIC Wants You!

BCCIC is seeking twenty young people, ages 12-24 inclusive, who are actively involved in youth groups or on youth projects that address local-global issues. These young people will attend a social justice theatre workshop on Saturday, January 18th, where they will work with Street Spirits Theatre Company from Prince George to create a performance for International Development Week (IDW). This performance will be filmed and highlighted during BCCIC’s IDW online campaign in February…


Added by Suzanne Nievaart on December 3, 2013 at 12:37pm — 1 Comment

Volunteer in Uganda| Affordable Volunteer Projects| Volunteer in Africa

Pay as low as USD$125 to volunteer in Uganda!

Our Volunteer Program is an immersion program customized for individual travelers, students, professionals, families, groups, or anyone with the desire to serve in rural villages in Uganda. The timetable you travel, your village destination, and the projects you may be involved with are all geared to your skills and interests, and the villages' needs.

The program is collaboration between Beacon of Hope Uganda and the under-served…


Added by Beacon of Hope Uganda on November 14, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments

A shocking story about my Mother’s Death

I am Ismail Mohamed Abdi. I am living in Hargeisa, Somliland. I have been working for  Save the Children International in Somali-land as a child protection coordinator. I am extremely happy  working for Save the Children International for protecting children from all forms of violations and abuses. Before I joined to Save the Children in November 23, 2002, used to work Hargeisa Orphanage Center.

A shocking  story about my Mother’s Death

My mother died at my age of 5…


Added by ismail mohamed abdi on March 16, 2013 at 7:29am — No Comments

What's your opinion? UNICEF Germany project

Hi all,

your voice matters! Would you like to participate in a project of UNICEF Germany? Your opinions will be posted (translated into German) on our youth platform - and the best statements will be published in a book!

Please send us your opinion answering (briefly) the following two questions before December 27th:

1) What do you think is the most urgent problem in the world today?

2) What is…


Added by Ninja Charbonneau on December 13, 2012 at 5:56am — No Comments

Harvesting the fruits of the Art of Hosting

On November 1-4, YPID, in collaboration with IICRD and the Pender Island Restorative Justice Program, hosted a four-day Art of Hosting session at beautiful Poets Cove Resort on Pender Island, British Columbia.

The Art of Hosting is a global community of practitioners using integrated participatory change…


Added by Taryn Danford on November 15, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Tragic Incidence of two young brothers

I would like to share with you about a tragic incidence of two young brothers(3 and 5 yrs old) who dead in burnt house in my town (Hargeisa) in Somali-land on 14/10/2012 ,at 2: 00 PM. the media and eye witness reported that the mother these innocent children was away when the house(hat) burnt on 14/10/2012, in Internally displaced village for minority community in Hargeisa, Somali-land.

I think it’s extremely important that international organizations, networks , individuals who work…


Added by ismail mohamed abdi on October 15, 2012 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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Volunteer Opportunities at ARCOS Uganda

ARCOS Uganda started its volunteer program in May of 2010 and we hope to invite more volunteers in the future. However, at the moment we are still a small family with few volunteer opportunities. Our project is still developing and volunteer needs and requirements will rapidly change as…


Added by ARCOS UGANDA on October 6, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Sustainable Volunteer Work in Mukono District, Uganda

Sustainable Volunteer Work in Mukono, Uganda


Are you looking to do something more meaningful on your travels?

Beacon of Hope Uganda (BoHU) recruits volunteers for locally-run community, conservation, teaching, health, building and sports projects around Uganda. Volunteers are an integral part of everything that happens at BoHU. We couldn’t do it without them. There are many ways to volunteer your time, as well as your skills, to help out. Depending on the…


Added by Beacon of Hope Uganda on September 19, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

Save The Children Launches Project

To Help Street Kids Hargeysa, Somaliland, June 2, 2012 (SL Times) – Save the Children launched a new program to help homeless children. A ceremony to mark the occasion was held at Mansoor Hotel on May 24. The ceremony was attended by the chairman of Somaliland Supreme Court , the minister of resettlement, legislators, the Director of humanitarian assistance in the Presidency, the deputy head of the custodial forces, representatives from the ministry of justice, labor and community affairs,…


Added by ismail mohamed abdi on September 6, 2012 at 3:59pm — No Comments


Program Dates:  This program runs all throughout the year. Program orientation will take place the second day of your arrival.

Program Duration: Volunteers can choose to volunteer for a period of 1 month to 6 months.…


Added by ARCOS UGANDA on July 24, 2012 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Young Partners in Development as a Community of Practice

Young Partners in Development is committed to a process of collective learning and development within the world of youth-led and youth-serving organizations.  It is being founded by the International Institute for Child Rights Development (IICRD) and is a partnership between academic institutions and youth organizations.

Collectively we are co-producing a mesh-network…


Added by Jon Ramer on June 7, 2012 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

The Future of Youth Movements Summit February 16-17 2012 NYC

The Future of Youth Movements Summit was convened in New York on February 16-17 to gain insight from organizations, institutions, and individuals on the development of a collaborative network of youth-led and youth-serving organizations. The objectives of the event were to model competencies, identify points of collaboration, and strengthen understanding and alignment across the youth sector to maximize collective impact. In addition, the summit featured the launch of the…


Added by Jon Ramer on May 29, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

two young children died

I’m sorry to share with you two young children -brother and sister (13 years old girl and 10 yrs old boy) from Internally Displaced (IDP) State House camp in Hargeisa died in a water dam in Jigjiga yar Village in Hargeisa on 8 May 2012, at 4:30 PM.  The young girl was washing clothes at the dam.  The young brother brought lunch for his sister. Unfortunately, the young boy   fallen into the dam. For her kindness, the young sister tried to protect him. Unluckily, both of them died.  Each year…


Added by ismail mohamed abdi on May 9, 2012 at 9:07am — 1 Comment

Creating hope for kids in the system: U of W waives tuition for kids in care

WINNIPEG, MB - When she was 14-years-old, Shirley Delorme Russell and her five siblings were placed in foster care. She would change homes three times in the next several years.  Although she was a bright student, Shirley stopped going to…


Added by Tina Pelletier on March 15, 2012 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Proof that the voices of children have power

Native teen's posthumous plea for education finds traction in Parliament

Native teen’s posthumous plea for education finds traction in Parliament

Shannen Koostachin had a dream: to go to school in a proper building, not a decrepit portable on contaminated soil.

The Grade 8 student from Attawapiskat in Northern Ontario journeyed to Ottawa to make…


Added by Tina Pelletier on March 1, 2012 at 10:50am — 1 Comment

Tribunal allowing Canada to duck duties to First Nation kids: advocates

Tribunal allowing Canada to duck duties to First Nation kids: advocates


OTTAWA — A decision to dismiss a landmark attempt to hold the federal government legally responsible for the plight of aboriginal children living on reserve allows Canada to duck its responsibility to a generation of youth, human rights advocates told…


Added by Tina Pelletier on February 21, 2012 at 9:25am — No Comments

CFAR - Chidren's Fund for Action Research

If you have the research and action capacity to enable systems change by government and/or NGO's to progressively impact child soldiering, child prostitution, child labor, organized child begging and child homelessness, or child trafficking please be in touch by emailing details to [email protected] for possible partnering and funding of action research in third world regions.

Morris Saldov, M.S.W., Ph.D

Retired Professor of Social Work in International and Community…


Added by Morris Saldov on February 20, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments

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