Category: Africa

Updates from our partner networks – 3 September 2020

Global Updates 1. Phone Mentoring Viva’s new Phone Mentoring programme is being set up in 25 of our partner networks. This phone mentoring programme is designed to ensure people have trustworthy information on COVID-19, reduce domestic violence, improve family relationships and improve home learning. It is useful in lockdown and also in supporting children and …

Updates from our partner networks – 24 August 2020

Global Updates 1. Phone Mentoring Viva’s new Phone Mentoring programme is being set up in 25 of our partner networks. This phone mentoring programme is designed to ensure people have trustworthy information on COVID-19, reduce domestic violence, improve family relationships and improve home learning. It is useful in lockdown and also in supporting children and …

Updates from our partner networks – 10 August 2020

Global Updates 1. Phone Mentoring Viva’s new Phone Mentoring programme is being set up in 25 of our partner networks. This phone mentoring programme is designed to ensure people have trustworthy information on COVID-19, reduce domestic violence, improve family relationships and improve home learning. It is useful in lockdown and also in supporting children and …

Updates from our partner networks – 27 July 2020

Global Updates 1. Phone Mentoring Viva’s new Phone Mentoring programme is being set up in 24 of our partner networks. This phone mentoring programme is designed to ensure people have trustworthy information on COVID-19, reduce domestic violence, improve family relationships and improve home learning. It is useful in lockdown and also in supporting children and …

Updates from our partner networks – 13 July 2020

Global Updates 1. Phone Mentoring Viva’s new Phone Mentoring programme is being set up in 24 of our partner networks. This phone mentoring programme is designed to ensure people have trustworthy information on COVID-19, reduce domestic violence, improve family relationships and improve home learning. It is useful in lockdown and also in supporting children and …

Updates from our partner networks – 15 June 2020

Global Updates 1. Phone Mentoring Viva’s new Phone Mentoring programme is being set up in 16 of our partner networks. This phone mentoring programme is designed to ensure people have trustworthy information on COVID-19, reduce domestic violence, improve family relationships and improve home learning. It is useful in lockdown and also in supporting children and …

Building Girls to Live, Learn, and Laugh

Viva and CRANE, our partner network in Uganda are committed. Committed to building girls up, to live, learn, laugh and ‘SCHIP’ in Strong, Creative, Holistic, Inclusive, Protective, Quality Education. Across five districts in central Uganda, the collaboration between two Girls Education Challenge (GEC) partners, CRANE and Viva, support 9,890 acutely marginalised girls to improve their …

“You cannot have your cake and eat it”

It all started like a fairy tale in a faraway land. China seemed to be so remotely connected to Uganda. However, intrigued by this story I listened to BBC every morning as I drove to work. This unfolding story seemed to be gaining momentum and numbers. It then sounded like the proximity of COVID-19 to …

Safeguarding Children From Afar during a Pandemic

Local churches in some of the poorest cities around the world are on the frontline of the pandemic in the Global South. Coming together in pioneering, city-wide networks, they are reaching increasingly vulnerable children and families – despite being socially distant.

Finding family

BY EMMA STONEHOUSE CRANE, our partner network in Uganda, has a vision for all children: that they would live in the care of safe and secure families. For the 50,000 children who live in 800 orphanages, and the 10-15,000 children on the streets in Uganda, this means finding families who will give them supportive, long-term …