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  • Merete Grimeland

    Merete Grimeland HEI!

    HEI! is an encrypted communication-app for children and youth. HEI! provides a safe communication channel to enable children and youth to contact their trusted adult contact-person, independent of working hours.

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  • Edvard  Ljulko

    Edvard Ljulko

    Minutes of Stillness gives children tools to become more relaxed, focused, attentive, creative and self-aware by offering teachers and parents a variety of easy and practical awareness exercises, that can be used in schools, at home or other places.

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  • Serwah Quaynor

    Serwah Quaynor AACT Ghana

    Serwah is a trained nurse practitioner and has experience working as a women's health educator. Serwah's 27 year old son was diagnosed with autism when he was a child and upon her return to Ghana from the United States found out there was no educational support for her son. The lack of educational programs for children with autism motivated her to start the AACT centre. A centre that trains caregivers all over the country, ensuring all children with autism get care and education, which is their right.

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  • Elena Kabakchieva

    Elena Kabakchieva Health and Social Developement Foundation

    Elena and HESED Foundation are helping Roma children in order to develop their social skills, delay early marriage, avoid risky behavior and achieve successful professional orientation.

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  • Emir Selimi

    Emir Selimi Unga Romer

    Unga Romer promotes social inclusion of children and young people of Roma origin by spreading knowledge about Roma history, advocacy and dialogue.

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  • Albert Anokye Frimpong

    Albert Anokye Frimpong

    Albert provides special training for students to become peer facilitators who help their fellow students.

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  • Per Nygaard

    Per Nygaard

    Per Nygaard has created "NinjaSkolen", where children with difficulties in believing their abilities, through role-playing, idolizing, training and playing can become confident about their own strenghts, have their self-esteem and courage level elevated and establish a better body awareness.

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  • Anton Håkanson

    Anton Håkanson DayCape

    DayCape is a digital calendar app for people with autism, which supports them throughout their day and that they can plan at their own pace.

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  • Ishmael Hammond

    Ishmael Hammond Special Attention Project

    Ishmael has a mEducation solution which enables effective teaching of the English language using the phonetics of a local dialect (Twi ) for children with learning difficulties in Ghana. The App is multi-sensory and self-correcting, and can be used by schools, families and individuals.

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  • Lyuben Georgiev & Georgi Bozhinov

    Lyuben Georgiev & Georgi Bozhinov “Re-Act” Association

    Lyuben and Georgi will provide social and professional integration of youths under institutional care for deviant behavior by establishing social enterprise for bicycles manufacturing

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  • Liene Shomase

    Liene Shomase Lienes Šomases bērnu un jauniešu radošā studija

    Liene has developed her own special method “Inspiring through the music with breathing underlyings”, that teaches children to see and develop their talents. Lienes studio goal is to give a possibility for children and teenagers from economically disadvantaged families, orphanages or foster families to develop their creativity and grow into confident and opinionated parts of society. Studio offers a special program that includes the art of speech, styling courses, image creation, singing and music therapy classes.

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  • Rita Riekstiņa

    Rita Riekstiņa Mājskola

    “Majskola” (Home-school) is a website, where children from all around the world can connect to knowers - people, who are professionals in their field and are ready to share their knowledge and experience. The goal of this project is to give a possibility to children, who have various health issues, to get free additional education and get a possibility to improve their social skills and self-esteem, as well as reduce the amount of bullying towards children, who are “different” and teach healthy kids sympathy.

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  • Mikael Højbjerg and Thomas Mose

    Mikael Højbjerg and Thomas Mose

    Mikael Højbjerg and Thomas Mose have created "Ordblindetræning" a online platform that provides dyslexic aid training for children, in private as well as in school. The tool can target the specific needs of the child with dyslexia, adjusting for the child’s age, degree of dyslexia and the environment in which the dyslexia training is to take place.

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  • Lisa Cooper

    Lisa Cooper

    Lisa founded Catalyst to support youth who are at risk of not completing their education. Catalyst is a mentor and coaching program, which matches youth, primarily youth with a minority background, to a personal and trained mentor.

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  • Emilian Kadiiski &  Teodor Kostadinov

    Emilian Kadiiski & Teodor Kostadinov

    Emilian and Teodor are going to create IT center in an underdeveloped part of Bulgaria where they will teach children free IT courses, broadening their horizons and influencing their ways of life.

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  • Adelaide Nyakey

    Adelaide Nyakey

    Adelaide incorporates the use of fine motor skills with a creative and practical method of Basic Design Technology (BDT) to improve learning for students in Junior High School.

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  • Yvan Bayisabe & Fredrik Mosis

    Yvan Bayisabe & Fredrik Mosis

    VIBRO is an organization for and by youth, which focuses on engaging and empowering youth, and to encourage youth to actively participate in society.

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  • Samuel Gyabah

    Samuel Gyabah

    Samalex Solutions provides micro flush toilets to local schools and rural communities solving the problem of proper and hygienic waste disposal facilities in Ghana and giving access to simple and affordable solution.

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  • Anna  Tikhomirova

    Anna Tikhomirova BUMPER BOOK BUS

    Bumper Book Bus help children to fall in love with reading. This is a children’s book club on wheels, the shop with the best children’s books that travels around the country.

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  • Bernice Dapaah

    Bernice Dapaah Bright Generation Community Foundation

    Bernice works to produce affordable, hygienic and innovative menstrual pads. Her enterprise is empowering financially challenged young girls of school going age to fulfill their academic potential by providing the protection they need to attend school during their menstrual cycle.

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  • Abel Hailegiorgis

    Abel Hailegiorgis

    Abel designs and builds innovative wheelchairs made out of bamboo that are vastly cheaper than any other wheelchair available in Ethiopia.

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  • Mikhail  Epshtein

    Mikhail Epshtein WORLD OF MATH MUSEUM

    Mihail organized the first Russian Interactive "Math World" museum, where children can feel beauty and elegance of mathematical ideas and forget about their fear of this school subject.

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  • Birger Püschl

    Birger Püschl

    Birger Püschl has created the online portal "Bevægelsesportalen" that gives teachers, educators, substitute teachers and children the opportunity to access an intiutive database of physical and educational exercises that can be customized according to both learning purpose, environment, time of day, budget and duration.

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  • Dominique  Uwase Alonga

    Dominique Uwase Alonga Imagine We

    Dominique is a young activist who is using her organization, Imagine We, to create a vibrant reading culture among children in Rwanda. Imagine We organizes national read-a-thon events and is working to equip schools across the country with their own libraries. The read-a-thon program is implemented through an interactive, child-friendly website and mobile app that children use to enter the competition and to find interesting and fun reading materials.

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  • Amir Sajadi & Milad Mohammadi

    Amir Sajadi & Milad Mohammadi JÄRVASKOLAN

    Järvaskolan works to create an equal school where every pupil gets inspired to have limitless dreams and motivation towards a higher education.

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  • Rita Siaw

    Rita Siaw

    Rita assists children to become self motivated readers and writers. She also equips teachers with child-centered ideas and approaches to inspiring and encouraging children.

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  • Martine Umulisa

    Martine Umulisa

    Kaami Arts develops arts while using them to increase the wellbeing of children.

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  • Gülten   Eminovski

    Gülten Eminovski

    Gülten Eminovski has created a toolkit for children, parents and teachers. STOPMOB helps children develop positive thoughts, feelings and behavior in order to strengthen social inclusion.

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  • Florence Adu

    Florence Adu

    Florence Adu and Ekem Amonoo-Lartson are the co-founders of LEAP Transmedia which develops educational content and programming for multimedia channels to boost the literacy and numeracy curriculum.

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  • Carolyne Ekyarisiima

    Carolyne Ekyarisiima Apps & Girls

    Carolyne believes in empowering girls with ICT skills because she believes in their capacity and innovation power.

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  • Dejene Adem

    Dejene Adem

    Dejene supports economically disadvantaged women in urban areas through vertical farming. Women can grow and sell fresh vegetables safely without polluted water, using a strong, easily portable and cost effective bamboo frame.

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  • Jean Luc Semedo & Evelyne Ines

    Jean Luc Semedo & Evelyne Ines Hope: Mon sang pour sauver des vies

    Jean and Evelyne have developed a web and mobile application platform to promote blood donation by registering blood donors and encouraging them to donate. The duo has already partnered with 19 blood banks in Senegal, and they plan to scale using SMS as a platform to roll out their initiative across the country. Their platform will use SMS and voice messages in French and in local languages to reach as many people as possible.

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  • Alassane Ngom

    Alassane Ngom Parc des Sciences et des Technologies

    Alassane Ngom has created the Centre for Science and Technology to support the emergence of a scientific culture in Senegal, especially among children.

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  • Theresa Ohene - Asarebea

    Theresa Ohene - Asarebea

    Theresa has created an engaging method of using flash cards and dice games to help develop reading and writing skills among children in lower primary to second grade.

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  • Merit Lilleleht

    Merit Lilleleht

    Creating healthy sleeping routines for babies are extremely important. Merit and her team support young parents with the tools and knowledge for healthy sleeping habits for their children through consultations both at home and online.

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  • Yerlan Kumiskaliev

    Yerlan Kumiskaliev

    Yerlan has created a special dog therapy center to help children with mental disabilities and special needs, who were recognized by official medicine as hopeless.

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  • Stephen  Hammond

    Stephen Hammond

    Stephen equips pupils with fundamental literacy skills through an integrated multi-sensory approach that helps pupils better grasp the concept of literacy.

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  • Nikoleta  Popkostadinova

    Nikoleta Popkostadinova

    Nikoleta ​Popkostadinova is going to create an online platform, open and honest, to fill in the gaps in sexual health education of Bulgarian teenagers

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    Louis NGABONZIZA Empowering Children with Disabilities

    In Rwanda, children with hearing impairments can be excluded from formal education and society at large, resulting in illiteracy, stigmatization in their communities and socio-economic marginalization as adults. Louis’ organization Empowering Children with Disabilities is working to change this and to ensure that deaf children access the resources they need to succeed. By providing hearing impaired children and youth with formal education, technology and vocational skills, Louis is working to build a generation of confident, self-sufficient young Rwandans.

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  • Stoyana Stoeva & Maya Doneva

    Stoyana Stoeva & Maya Doneva

    The Teahouse of Maya Doneva and Stoyana Stoeva aims to provide first job to young people raised in institutions as an instrument for achieving independent lifestyle and social environment of high quality.

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  • Anna  Shelepova

    Anna Shelepova

    Anna and her team build multifunctional sports grounds in Almaty, making sport accessible for all children including children from dysfunctional families who don't have opportunity to buy special equipment.

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  • Sara Yeboah

    Sara Yeboah

    Sara founded The Sangy Nursing Services that organizes health outreach programs, home care for ill kids and the aged. The Sangy Foundation serves as the non-profit arm of the nursing services and provides health education to young girls across the country through outreach activities including health screening and mentoring as ongoing support for girls.

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  • Veronika Lendler

    Veronika Lendler

    Young Helpers project supports and empowers children who are facing specific challenges of disability in the family. These children – Young Helpers – are provided with individual support and counseling as well as group support. The project also deals with advocacy aimed at formal recognition of Young Helpers in the social care system.

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  • Joan Avit

    Joan Avit GraphoGame

    GraphoGame Tanzania aims at improving quality of early childhood education through the dissemination of a child-friendly, game-based, educational innovation designed to help children learn reading easier and effectively.

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  • Edita Gilė

    Edita Gilė Vikingų kaimas

    „Viking village“ presents an innovative method for teaching history via experiential education.

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  • Gita Rajan & Hermine Holm

    Gita Rajan & Hermine Holm WONSA

    Wonsa is creating a world free from sexual abuse with their specialized clinic for victims, research and education.

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  • Wilson & Zakiya Amooro

    Wilson & Zakiya Amooro Trash4Books

    This dynamic duo is creating a viable chamber orchestra with violins made from trash. This initiative seeks to create a cleaner, healthier, happier & better educated society through the power of classical music and recycling.

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  • Jonah Adongo

    Jonah Adongo

    Jonah deploys the use of Animation Teaching Methods (ATM) to complement traditional classroom methods in teaching students technical subjects in school.

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  • Yana Leonova

    Yana Leonova CHANGE ONE LIFE

    Yana has been working in non-profit since 2002. In "Change one life" she ensures the process of creating short videos about children and is responsible for popularization of charity program.

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  • Nhana Samba

    Nhana Samba

    Nhana runs a training & integration program for deaf children to use digital tools in educating them, breaking barriers and introducing them to the world of technology. The program visits special schools for deaf children and provide software and tools that will allow them to use the Internet fully even with their impairment.

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  • Sijis Dienga Dikete

    Sijis Dienga Dikete

    Sijis Dienga Dikete inspires disadvantaged youth through camps where excellence on the field is taught alongside critical life and success values.

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  • Martin Exner

    Martin Exner

    Martin Exner has established the volunteer association Coding Pirates helping children to develop their IT skills and to become creators of IT instead of merely consumers.

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  • Fassika Fikre

    Fassika Fikre

    Fassika reduces Ethiopia's high maternal and infant mortality rate using mobile technology, providing timely and relevant information to pregnant women using an SMS application that works on any mobile phone.

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  • Giedrius Bučas

    Giedrius Bučas Kūrybos kampas 360

    Creative angle 360 - a place for children to learn about and act on environmental issues.

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  • John Ninchemah

    John Ninchemah

    John uses extensive reading to improve fundamental English grammar and language proficiency among students. Improving students command in reading and writing in English has a positive effect in their overall academic performance.

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  • Aliya Arkharova

    Aliya Arkharova

    Aliya Arkharova – the mother of a child with autism and the author of a program that creates new possibilities for children with autism and changes the atitude of the society towards them.

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  • Thadei Msumanje

    Thadei Msumanje Tanzania Rural Empowerment Organization (TAREO)

    Thadei Msumanje works to decrease Tanzania’s rural-urban divide by bringing ICT to rural communities, where few children have access to it today.

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  • Elin  Wernquist Roberts

    Elin Wernquist Roberts Barnrättsbyrån

    Barnrättsbyrån works with children and young people’s human rights. It is Sweden’s first advocacy service devoted to children’s rights which offer individual children and young people practical help, support and advice.

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  • Ernest Gavor

    Ernest Gavor 233apps

    Ernest runs an innovative mobile-health solution that plans to increase voluntary blood donation and bridge critical gaps within the blood transfusion supply chain. His goal is to make blood readily available to mothers and children in need.

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  • Milena Basara

    Milena Basara

    Creative Association «Hands» supports and empowers children in least developed communities with high-quality educational content as a basis for building their own future. This project specifically supports children who travel to school and, due to low development index of their community, spend hours waiting for school bus, by offering them access and participation in development programs.

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  • Metasebia Mammo

    Metasebia Mammo

    Metasebia improves relationships between parents and children through parenting trainings, to help children grow into confident, resilient adults who likely to succeed.

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  • Faraja Nyalandu

    Faraja Nyalandu Shule Direct

    Faraja is creating digital educational content to empower youth and children via desktop and mobile learning services.

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  • Abdulai Mohammed

    Abdulai Mohammed

    Abdulai uses mathematical games to arouse, sustain and build interest and concentration of pupils in their numeracy studies.

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  • Leka Tingitana

    Leka Tingitana EAFYA

    Leka Tingitana is a tech specialist with a passion for creating digital solutions to problems in the health sector. Through his company LX Technological Solutions for Africa, Leka is developing a mobile communications platform EAFYA, to support the emerging network of Community Health Workers (CHWs) who are on the front-line in providing healthcare support to expectant and new mothers.

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  • Ashod Derandonyan & Alexander Ivanov

    Ashod Derandonyan & Alexander Ivanov Listen up Foundation

    Providing equal access to Deaf and Hard of Hearing children and youth by establishing a national center for video relay sign language interpretation and speech-to-text services for communication with people outside the community, raising awareness in the society and stimulating Deaf pride.

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  • Yves Iradukunda

    Yves Iradukunda

    Yves runs Academic bridge; a program that empowers schools to efficiently collect and manage student's information, the end goal being to ensure a successful education system for children where parents are fully involved in their child's education and development.

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  • Saad Yusuf Hashi & Firdawsa Ahmed

    Saad Yusuf Hashi & Firdawsa Ahmed Atlas Kompetanse

    Saad and Firdawsa seek to improve communication between teachers and parents who have a minority background. The goal is to support parents so they better can help their children to develop their socially skills and reach their full potential academically.

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  • Gaspard Twagirayezu

    Gaspard Twagirayezu

    Gaspard develops programs and tools designed to increase interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) among children through fun and engaging activities.

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  • Pelle  Plesner

    Pelle Plesner

    Pelle Plesner has established the volunteer association FitforKids providing a special weight loss program for overweight and inactive children. It brings the children energy and happiness and provides the families with excellent conditions to begin a new and healthier lifestyle.

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  • Marko Knežević

    Marko Knežević

    Maritime HUB project combines heritage, sailing and social skills development to assist children growing up without parents or adequate parental care. Children from social care institutions are involved in learning and development of skills that help them achieve independence.

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  • Rosie Linder & Jesper Engström

    Rosie Linder & Jesper Engström Peppy Pals

    Peppy Pals is a mobile EQ game that teaches kids about friendship and empathy, to prevent them from being bullied or bullying others.

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  • Cecilia Fiaka

    Cecilia Fiaka

    Cecilia intends to solve the problems of teenage pregnancy and drug abuse among the youth in rural areas through Summer Camps and Youth Seminars.

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  • Peter Kwarteng

    Peter Kwarteng

    Peter Kwarteng strives to reduce the mortality rate of newborns by giving health personnel easy and mobile access to valuable information.

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  • Randolph Rodrigues & Wolanyo Amoah

    Randolph Rodrigues & Wolanyo Amoah TTD Media Limited

    This wonderful tag team is working on an Interactive platform to share the process of reading and writing stories/novels. The platform will allow anyone to sign up for an account – they can write and share their own stories as well as contribute to those being created by other members of the network.

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  • Aleksandrs Morozovs

    Aleksandrs Morozovs Young Folks LV

    Young Folks LV is an organisation that empowers youngsters and helps them develop their skills and realise their full potential. Organisation provides various activities for youngsters, like School of Profession, leadership program Realitychangers, photography, painting, swimming and math lessons, as well as a summer camp for small kids, where youngsters become the leaders and project managers.

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  • Artiomas Šabajevas

    Artiomas Šabajevas Tolerancijos ir fizinės gerovės ugdymo centras

    Providing specialized help for children with obesity and overweight.

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  • Nina & Vladimir Nikiforovi

    Nina & Vladimir Nikiforovi WHITE HORSE GALLERY

    Nina and Vladimir Nikiforovi set an example and teach kids and teenagers to make this world cleaner and pollution-free, perceiving the art of ecology.

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  • Getter Toome

    Getter Toome

    Many children get injured on playgrounds each year in Estonia. Many injuries that could be prevented. Getter Toome aims to reduce these injuries in an inspiring way through her developed play and tools for both children and teachers.

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    SHEILA OSEI BOAKYE Literacy for Life

    Literacy for Life aims to equip trainers of pupils with the skills required to lay a strong foundation for language and literacy. It also equips children with the ability to build a strong foundation for reading and literacy which is the vehicle for academic excellence.

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  • Mariam  Mayoubila

    Mariam Mayoubila

    Mariam's cause is to fight the huge problem of violence among Chadian children by equipping schools and parents with tools based on culture and self-expression to better understand the mechanisms of violence and break the negative circle.

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  • Felix Uzor

    Felix Uzor

    Sports for Life's program promotes water safety by educating students and informing beach and hotel managers about proper safety precautions.

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  • Patricia Ronel Neldingar

    Patricia Ronel Neldingar

    Patricia Ronel Neldingar is a brilliant young lady with a Master Degree in IT, she is passionate about education and is the founder & president of ADTIC, an association which promotes development of ICT.

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  • Madeleine Opira

    Madeleine Opira A Million Minds

    A Million Minds is a think tank working to motivate and improve the conditions for youths living in Stockholm’s housing projects.

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  • James Kofi Annan

    James Kofi Annan

    Challenging Heights rescues children from slavery and child labour, and fights the practice through education, empowerment and mobilisation.

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  • Sherry Hakimnejad

    Sherry Hakimnejad

    Kompass & Co provide vocational training and give access to work experience for youth who have dropped out of school. Kompass & Co's increase the youth's self-esteem and their belief in their own capabilities.

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  • Regina Agyare

    Regina Agyare

    Soronko Solutions believes in a world where all children are able to create technology which enables them to reach their full potential.

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  • Sam Zizinga

    Sam Zizinga Cartoon Home Network

    Sam is working to change the way that children learn, helping them to do better school. His Cartoon Home Network provides school-aged children with video simulations that provide practical demonstrations of the theory covered in the curriculum, to help them better retain concepts. Sam is currently building digital videos to support curriculum in all science courses in nursery, primary and secondary school levels.

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  • Elin Lutke & Jailton Carneiro

    Elin Lutke & Jailton Carneiro Cirkus Unik

    Cirkus Unik combines entrepreneurship and contemporary circus to create social inclusion and opportunities for children and youth in Sweden.

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  • Sandra Kinnaman Nordström

    Sandra Kinnaman Nordström The Good Talents

    The Good Talents is leadership and social entrepreneurship programs for youth in Botkyrka.

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  • Elizabeth Monteil

    Elizabeth Monteil Cybercase

    By addressing the need for internet connectivity in rural areas Elisabeth has found an solution that addresses social inclusion and education for children. Her “Cyberspaces” provide internet connection, laptops and computers in villages, as well as a place for trainings and access to information technology for young students and apprentices.

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  • Veselina Feldman

    Veselina Feldman

    Veselina Feldman proposes a modern innovative therapy – Equine-Assisted Therapy - for improving functioning and quality of life for children with disabilities.

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  • Innocent  Sulle

    Innocent Sulle My Little Travelling Library

    Innocent James' "My Little Travelling Library" concept is creating a network of mobile handcart libraries bringing books, run interactive reading classes and reading competitions for children in rural areas. Through this work, Innocent aims to inspire a reading culture among a generation of children, increasing literacy levels and independent learning.

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  • Didier Lalaye

    Didier Lalaye

    Didier combats the high prevalence of bilharzia by identifying the disease quickly through simple mobile testing units that use a feature phone to test for the disease! He has set up mobile testing units in villages which are vulnerable to the disease and face shortages in health care facilities. With his device children and adults can be diagnosed even without the need for them to leave their villages!

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  • Violeta Masteikienė

    Violeta Masteikienė

    Friends' Jam uses harvest excess to make tasty jam together with big families, sell it and create opportunity to earn extra money.

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  • Tsonka Todorova

    Tsonka Todorova "Cancer Patients and Friends" Association

    Tsonka and Cancer Patients and Friends Association are helping children having a parent with cancer, who live in fear and stress caused by the diagnose and the possible tragic end.

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  • Alesya Nugayeva

    Alesya Nugayeva

    Nugayeva Alesya is an art-therapist, she realizes creative art-projects: decorations, articles, playing grounds made from salvage. Her motto is “From consumer to creator!”

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  • Lily Kudzro

    Lily Kudzro

    Devio Arts Centre is a non-profit children’s art centre in Ghana which provides an opportunity for children and young people to acquire creative life skills.

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  • Clarissa Meister-Petersen

    Clarissa Meister-Petersen

    Clarissa Meister-Petersen has created Filiorum and the initiative "Dramatic Art on the School Timetable", an innovative learning concept that integrates professional theatrical performances with courses of study that are tailor-made for the specific pupils and the individual schools.

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  • Adoumkidjim Naiban

    Adoumkidjim Naiban

    Adoumkidjim has created the first ever center specifically for children with mental disabilities in Chad, where they can get education and vocational skills.

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  • Artem Sorokin


    Artem coordinates Joiner's shop "RukiOttuda" where children with disabilities can learn joinery meanwhile earning some money, building relations with other people and taking responsibility for their work.

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  • Faridah Shakoor

    Faridah Shakoor Abloom Filmfestival

    Abloom Filmfestival gathers children, youth and parents, to reduce the taboos connected to disabilities. The primary target group is minority families, in which the taboo of disabilities is most profound. Abloom Filmfestival aims to reduce isolation, loneliness, and low self-esteem that the children with disabilities often experience.

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  • Brenda-Deborah Shuma

    Brenda-Deborah Shuma Gabriella Rehab Centre

    Brenda Deborah Shuma empowers Tanzanian children with disabilities by providing them the vocational skills needed to make a living and build a future.

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  • Harriet Cordelia Nielsen

    Harriet Cordelia Nielsen

    Harriet Cordelia Nielsen has created Askov Ridecenter's "The Unique Offer" for physically, socially and educationally challenged children. The combination of horseback riding and educational training gives the children the opportunity of participating at school on more equal terms.

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  • Naomi & Yvette Kuseyo

    Naomi & Yvette Kuseyo

    School of the Heart creates fun learning environments inside paediatric hospitals, allowing hospitalised children to continue their education.

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  • AnneSofie Blixt

    AnneSofie Blixt Tilia

    Tilia supports young people between 12-30 with mental illness to create hope and secruity, through preventive, supportive and advocacy work.

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  • Nerijus Buivydas

    Nerijus Buivydas

    Nerijus has opened a Democratic school that leads to changes within Lithuanian education system and aspire for all children in schools to feel happy.

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  • Arkan  Asaad

    Arkan Asaad Right 2 Choose

    A national organization that educates about forced marriage, human rights and the right to choose your own life.

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  • Nyakwesi Mujaya

    Nyakwesi Mujaya Makini Organization

    Makini addresses street children of Dar es Salaam by providing them with access to health facilities, social services, basic education and most importantly imparting life skills through the arts.

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  • Susan Sabaa

    Susan Sabaa CRRECENT

    Susan Sabaa works with children who are in or have been released from the juvenile justice system, to reintegrate them into the community.

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  • Mikhail Krivonos

    Mikhail Krivonos RABOTA-I CENTER

    Job center for orphanage graduates and young people with disabilities. In this center children from partner companies learn how to write CV, pass an interview and get a job.

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  • Borislav Kirilov & Vladimir Dzharkalov

    Borislav Kirilov & Vladimir Dzharkalov "Twisted Jiu Jitsu" sport club

    Twisted Kids have developed an integrated program for healthy children in order to solve the problem with the growing number of children with obesity and overweight.

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  • Diana Lapkis & Anna Lokomete

    Diana Lapkis & Anna Lokomete BetterTogether

    The idea of project LabākKopā is to integrate primary and secondary school pupils from socially disadvantaged families, boarding schools and orphanages into society. Within the project, each child gets a student-mentors, who will not only help a child to get better grades in school, but also will become his friend, an example and a role model. Students-mentors will help pupils to believe in themselves and find talents to be developed, through formal and informal teaching methods.

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  • Philip Acquah

    Philip Acquah

    Philip has introduced a practical approach to learning by allowing students to go out and gather raw or external data, analyze it and use it in solving cost accounting problems.

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  • Dana Narvaiša

    Dana Narvaiša Get to know your child

    The goal of the project Iepazīsti Bērnu (Get to know your child) is to work on preventing the causes, rather than fix the consequences of the problem. Dana identified the gap in the educational system and child upbringing, the period, where parents don't hear or understand the child needs and created the program for parents and children on how to close that gap. Because this gap exists in many families, regardless of the child specifics, this child (even from a very good family) may have problems with education and behavioural issues in the future, this child may become a bully or be bullied, and so on.

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  • Erasmus Acko & Marian Ewuram

    Erasmus Acko & Marian Ewuram

    IT4Teens is a safe out of school learning environment where children from age 8 and above and the youth work with adult mentors to sharpen their IT skills.

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  • ALICE AMOAKO & Solomon Avemegah

    ALICE AMOAKO & Solomon Avemegah Autism Awareness

    Alice and Solomon are working together on an Autism Awareness and emergency response service set to change the way Ghana and the world look at Autistic Care. They have developed an amazing App for this purpose that will not only educate and inform but also give emergency response to caregivers of Autistic children, who are mostly marginalized in society.

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  • Georgios Karpathakis

    Georgios Karpathakis Underbara ADHD

    Underbara ADHD is a platform where children with ADHD, their families and others can educate one another and improve their understanding of the diagnosis.

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  • Tesfanesh Tadesse

    Tesfanesh Tadesse

    Tesfanesh supports a particularly vulnerable group - teenage mothers and street mothers who have no access to employment or health services - by providing counselling, vocational training and employment through the baking and selling of injera.

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  • Cordie  Aziz

    Cordie Aziz Environment 360

    Turning trash into cash is an innovative idea that helps communities stay healthy and create economic empowerment. Using cartoon characters like Jaku and the Earth Defenders, Cordie believes we can change behavioral patterns and help people learn to make a variety of useful products from waste items.

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  • Eglė Jokužytė

    Eglė Jokužytė

    Eglė creates and produces books combining Braille and usual symbols to induce blind children's literacy and remove social barriers.

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  • Camille Anemone Larsen

    Camille Anemone Larsen

    Camille Anemone Larsen has created BeYou, an organized mentoring programme for children and youths living in socially vulnerable housing areas. The holistic approach of the BeYou programme ensures that the children build up and maintain a feeling of being valuable to themselves, their friends, parents, teachers and society in general.

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  • Agee-kum Anthony

    Agee-kum Anthony

    Agee runs edutainment Homework Canopy which provides light and space to assist children do their homework and read their school books through the help of community volunteer teachers. The edutainment activities generate children's enthusiasm to learn while the community volunteer teachers are role models that help children do their homework and learn.

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  • Michael Tornyenu

    Michael Tornyenu

    Michael has introduced a fun and exciting way to engage children in reading and writing by giving them an opportunity to write short story books for publishing!

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  • Kiiya JK

    Kiiya JK C-Sema

    C-Sema runs the National Child Helpline (CHL) in-collaboration with the Government of Tanzania. The National Child Helpline helps children in need of care and protection through a toll-free 116 telephone line available across all networks in Tanzania.

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  • Kayisire Jacques

    Kayisire Jacques

    Kayisire Jacques‘ football and ICT skills training program helps rejuvenate Rwandan youths and increase their self-esteem while promoting peace and unity.

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  • Eva Fog

    Eva Fog

    Eva Fog has created the community "DigiPippi" where girls who are interested in IT and technology are met at eye-level. DigiPippi is a combination of an online portal and offline events that strive to approach IT and technology in a way that makes it feel relevant and interesting for girls.

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  • Sharnel Deo

    Sharnel Deo PEN Tanzania

    Sharnel runs a Mobile Computer lab for public primary schools, a project which is implemented by PEN Tanzania Organization to improve the quality of ICT education and learning outcome in Tanzania. This project integrates the use of ICT through provision of computer training in primary schools.

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  • Jean Toningar

    Jean Toningar

    Jean Toningar produces an award-winning cereal that parents can learn to make on their own, in order to prevent malnutrition among children in Chad.

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  • Noella Thindwa

    Noella Thindwa

    Noella Thindwa provides entrepreneurship training for single mothers ages 13 to 18, as well as a network of free, bilingual nurseries for their children.

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  • Olga Kolpakova


    Olga Kolpakova and her team interest “difficult teenagers” in organizing performances that popularize healthy life-style and support children in difficult life situation.

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  • Patrick Kabangiro

    Patrick Kabangiro

    Patrick runs an innovative solution called "itoo palucheck"; a medical mobile app that diagnoses malaria through infrared and Internet. With this amazing innovation, there is no need of a blood sample, or a microscope! This solution will also allow health professionals to do their activities quickly and effectively, reducing the death rate of malaria infected patients.

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  • Linda Ansong

    Linda Ansong STEMbees

    Linda has a passion for IT and believes that everyone, girls and boys, young and old, can learn how to code and create apps and IT tools. She thinks that if children received a more solid S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education, they would have more chances to succeed in their adult life. Therefore, she will open a centre where children will be taught ICT and STEM in a fun and very practical way, through the actual production of products that can eventually be sold in the market.

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  • Svetlana Smurigina & Natalya Rumyantseva

    Svetlana Smurigina & Natalya Rumyantseva INCLUSIVE HORSE THEATRE

    Svetlana and Natalia from Yaroslavl' create special performance in their Inclusive Horse Theatre where children with disabilities act together with other children and horses.

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  • Hayford Siaw

    Hayford Siaw

    Street Library brings mobile libraries to rural communities in order to promote literacy and educational curiosity among children in rural areas.

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  • Naim Zeneli

    Naim Zeneli Forza Ungdom

    Forza Ungdom helps unaccompanied child refugees by providing them with a network of adult role models and friends of the same age.

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  • Mohammed S. Tahir & Marie-Eve Lemieux

    Mohammed S. Tahir & Marie-Eve Lemieux

    Through basketball, life skills training and a mentoring programme, DUNK encourages children from deprived communities to become agents of change.

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  • Elena Timofeeva

    Elena Timofeeva JEWELGIRLS

    The mission of Safe House foundation is to prevent human trafficking and to provide support to victims.

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  • Mariana Mutso

    Mariana Mutso

    Mariana established the Academy of Climbing to offer activity-based opportunities for children and to stimulate the development of their self-confidence along with physical health.

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  • Ina  Grasmane

    Ina Grasmane

    Ina created Love House where children are looking for and answer to the question “who am I?” with the careful guidance from adults. Latvian specialists developed education, training and therapeutic system called "Pedagogy of Love" that is being implemented in the LoveHouse. This unique system is teaching children to love the life. It also teaches adults how to talk to children so that the child would get the message “We Love You!”

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  • John Laselle

    John Laselle Löparakademin

    Löparakademin helps youth living in Stockholm’s housing projects set and achieve personal goals through long-distance running.

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  • Johan Wendt

    Johan Wendt Mattecentrum

    Mattecentrum offers students free mathematics coaching through open-house tutoring sessions and the online tool

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  • Peter Ndonwie

    Peter Ndonwie Paorp-Vwc

    Peter has been a persistent advocate for women and children’s rights in Ghana through his organization PAORP-VWC which promotes education in areas with discrimination against women and children. The mission is to research, organize, support, expand and strengthen the activities of human rights organizations as well as women and youth groups.

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  • Raivis Hščanovičs

    Raivis Hščanovičs

    RH3 Foundation established by Raivis aims to help fulfill the dreams of children affected by cancer.

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  • Malin Agn

    Malin Agn Sundare Barn

    Sundare Barn supports parents of overweight children by providing online advice and by arranging health care seminars and exercise trips for families.

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  • Åsa & Johanna Olsson Järnhäll

    Åsa & Johanna Olsson Järnhäll Barnkraft

    Barnkraft’s educational programme teaches personnel in schools, preschools and the public sector to listen to, understand and help sexually abused children.

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  • Ivan  Blagoev

    Ivan Blagoev

    Ivan Blagoev aims to inspire children from institutions giving them crafting and creative skills in order to develop their potential and their ability to think in perspective.

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  • Catharina Richter &  Monica Nanni

    Catharina Richter & Monica Nanni Randiga Huset

    Randiga Huset supports grieving children and their families, and strive to raise community awareness about children in mourning.

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  • Teibi Torm

    Teibi Torm Tagasi Kooli

    Teibi established a civil society initiative called "Back to School” to strengthen the cooperation between Estonian schools and the rest of the society.

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  • Vladimir Kovalskiy


    Vladimir Kowalski and his Extreme Sports Federation give children and teenagers an opportunity to achieve self-fulfillment through extreme sports activities.

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  • Dennis Lennartsson

    Dennis Lennartsson SPREADTHESIGN.COM offers hearing disabled and deaf children and their families a free web platform where they can learn to communicate in sign language.

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  • Mario Hässledal

    Mario Hässledal Building Bridges

    In their work to raise the school attendance of Roma children, Building Bridges functions as a link between social services, schools and Roma families.

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  • Soledad Piñero Misa

    Soledad Piñero Misa Retoy

    Retoy creates play areas with and for children – places where they can play, borrow, exchange and learn about sustainability and the child convention.

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  • Miriam Lundqvist

    Miriam Lundqvist Lajvverkstaden

    LajvVerkstaden uses live action role-playing as a pedagogical tool for students, who create exciting learning situations by playing different characters.

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  • Nils Holm

    Nils Holm På Rätt Köl

    På rätt köl is an educational concept for students with ADHD & ADD. The concept combines traditional, theoretical studies with life coaching and boat building.

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  • Johanna Valentin

    Johanna Valentin Utsiktstornet

    Utsiktstornet uses chess as an educational tool to give children a playful opportunity to develop, both socially and intellectually.

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  • Ida Östensson

    Ida Östensson Make Equal

    Our vision is an equal and inclusive society. With practical methods, we help organizations to reach and include audiences they find it difficult to reach.

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  • Michael Baabu

    Michael Baabu

    Safe Child promotes safety among children and youths by striving to prevent traffic accidents, falls, fires, drownings, suffocations and more.

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  • Mirko Miilits

    Mirko Miilits

    The idea of Smart Kids, created by Mirko, is to bring innovative solutions in children's education using new and modern technologies.

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  • Patricia Raweka

    Patricia Raweka Gro Play produces local, environmentally friendly, educational toys, games and apps that make learning about the environment fun.

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  • Sanna Bergendahl

    Sanna Bergendahl Föreningen Storasyster

    Föreningen Storasyster mentors sexually abused children so that they’re able to talk about their experiences and get the help they need.

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  • Deborah  Ahenkorah

    Deborah Ahenkorah Golden Baobab

    Through her NGO, Deborah aims to inspire the creation, ensure the production and facilitate the distribution of enthralling, high quality, culturally relevant literary content by African writers and illustrators for African children.

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  • Natalya  Shimina

    Natalya Shimina PARTNERS IN JOY

    Partners in joy help to preserve children’s right to play and try to relieve stress in children staying in hospitals for a long period of time, with the help of laughter therapy.

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development Health & Development:
Help children live healthier lives.

education Education:
Improve children`s access to education.

social inclusion Social inclusion:
Allow children from marginalized groups to participate in society on more equal basis.

child protection Child protection:
Protect children from physical and mental abuse and threats.

expression and participation Expression & Participation:
Help children express themselves and participate in society through improved access to information.

economic patricipation Economic Participation:
Equip youth to successfully enter the labor market.

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