Holding on to Hope: Khader’s Story
Finding Her Voice Through Art: Nour’s Story
Nour is a refugee living in Lebanon who suffered the trauma of the Syrian Civil War and turned inward. But she found a way to express herself through music and art, and is now inspiring others to do the same.
Empowered to Learn: Laila’s Story
The prevailing view in Laila's village in Pakistan is that educating girls is a waste of time, so she didn't go to school. But Right To Play helped her learn how to read, and now she is sharing that gift with others.
Building a Community: Than’s Story
Than is one of hundreds of thousands of Karen people who fled from government violence in Myanmar as a child. He has worked with Right To Play for many years, supporting children and families like his, separated or displaced, to discover the power within themselves to rise above difficult circumstances.
Resilience: Daniyal’s Story
The story of how one boy is coping with the trauma of the Beirut explosion.
How Judith Stood Up to Female Genital Mutilation
When schools closed due to COVID-19, Judith faced her worst fear. But she resisted the pressure of female genital mutilation.
I Want to Learn: Mateus’s Story
The story of how one boy refused to let COVID-19 stop him from learning.
“Anyone Could Be Next”: Irene’s Story
The story of how one girl in rural Ghana is defending her community from COVID-19.
A Champion for Children: Danielle’s Story
Danielle was just eight when the Burundi Civil War broke out in 1993. By 15, she had lost her family and was a refugee. Right To Play was present in her camp, and she became involved in 2002. She quickly became a young leader. This is her story.
Witnessing the power of hope in action: Karen Conway's story
For over a decade, Karen Conway has been inspired by the children in Right To Play programs, and has been working to expand our impact around the globe. This is her story.
Dreaming Big: Eh Myo Oo’s Story
Eh Myo Oo is a Takraw star in New Zealand. Just a few years ago, he was in a refugee camp in Thailand, struggling to access the outside world. This is his story.
Sharing a Legacy of Learning – Karin Howell's Story
As a teacher in Switzerland, Karin Howell quickly discovered the power play has on children's ability to learn. That is what brought her to Right To Play.
Witnessing Transformation, Advocating for Education: Allyson Felix’s Story
Education has always been an important part of Allyson Felix’s life. Providing education opportunities for others is why the legendary Olympian joined the Right To Play team.
Tala Takes a Stand Against Gender Inequality
It remains far too common for girls to not be given the same opportunities as boys growing up. Tala was expected to stay at home to do housework while the boys played. She challenged that idea.
Rising: Aissa’s Story
Aissa joined a Right To Play program in Mali 12 years ago. Now she's a leader, empowering girls through the non-profit organization she founded.
A Desperate Decision: Antonia and Sarah’s Story
Antonia and Sarah were nearly forced into marriage at just 12 and 10 years old, but the sisters are back with their families and re-enrolled in school. This is their story.
Out of the Horrors of War, Hope
Qasida's father was killed during the Syrian Civil War. Here's how she found hope.
Aurora speaks truth to power
These young people are using the power of storytelling to help eliminate child marriage and early pregnancy from their hometown.
New Generation, New Hope
Obaansi is just 18 years old, and the first member of her family to go to high school, but she’s already changing the lives of children in her hometown.
Life played out on the pitch
Said is transforming and uniting his community from a dusty football pitch in Lebanon.
Ife is an advocate for the inclusion of deaf people in Ethiopian society.
A girl with a voice is a strong girl
In Elu Eteya, Ethiopia, Liya desperately wanted to stay in school. She needed support and she found it in this group.
How a child of war became a warrior for peace
As a former Right To Play participant, Malual has become a beacon for hope.
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