• THE STORY OF A RESCUED CHILD WORKER

    Sonam Tamang is a 10 year old girl. She was living with her employer at Sinamangal, Kathmandu. Her father and mother live in a remote area of eastern Nepal. The girl was rescued by CWISH, Nepal in coordination with the District Child Welfare Board (DCWB). She was provided psycho-social counseling support. During the sessions she shared all that happened to her in that house. Though she was enrolled in the nearby school she was not send to school by her employer. She  was living in a small congested room having no windows and ventilation. She had to wake up early in the morning and do all the domestic work at the house,... click for more
  • SANITATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN CAMEROON

    OneWorld Foundation continues with its sanitation & education programme in various African countries. This time we turn our eyes to the Mombo Primary School in the Bangem Sub Division, South West Region of Cameroon which needed support to imrpove the school sanitation facilities. Together with Action for Change, Cameroon, we started constructing gender-sensitive latrines for girls and boys and we will supply the school with drinking water utilities. The implementation of this project will benefit roughly 160 school children and their teachers.  With no school latrines, open defecation is widely practiced.... click for more
  • ESTABLISHING DIGITAL LIBRARIES IN TWO NIGERIAN SCHOOLS

    Thousands of children grow up in rural communities with no access to electricity, internet or adequate education. The Dikenaofeiyi community, located in Imo State, South East of Nigeria, is one of those places where most of the parents are illiterate and 75% of the families live below poverty line. There are two community schools in the area - St. Francis and St. Paul primary schools, but they both lack modern facilities and basic educational materials. Therefore, OWF decided to help setting up digital libraries in both of the schools from which 350 pupils and 60 teachers will benefit.  The project aims to modernize... click for more
  • BRINGING JOY TO CHILDREN FROM DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUNDS

    The time spent at the Day Care Center in Fundulea, Romania is the favorite part of the day for 50 children from poor families. There they receive the care and the attention every child deserves in order to develop his/ her talents and skills. Furthermore, the children are welcomed with a hot meal which, for some of them, is the only one they receive during the day.  After arriving at the Day Care Center, children are encouraged to start preparing their homework and study their lessons. They often watch movies or documentaries which help them expand their knowledge about the world. In the late afternoon, the kids are bei... click for more
  • OWF FUNDED A SANITATION PROJECT IN KENYA

    OneWorld Foundation has teamed up with Fountain Youth Initiative to implement Mwihoko Water and Sanitation Project. The project will benefit 1700 vulnerable children and 32 teachers at Mwihoko Primary School, located in the Githurai division of the Ruiru district of Kenya. The Githurai division has a population of approximately 450 000 people with the majority being women and children. The local residents in Githurai are facing numerous social and economic challenges due to rapid population growth and the high level of illiteracy and poverty which are the main contributing factors for the underdevelopment of the community... click for more
  • MUSIC THERAPY FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

    OWF funded music therapy classes for children with special needs in Varna, Bulgaria. Our partners from Karin dom ensure that children with special needs are supported by their families, so they can continue taking care of their children instead of leaving them in orphanages or state institutions.   Music therapy is internationally recognized as a therapeutic method which brings significant improvement to children's communication and social skills. The classes are facilitated by trained specialists and include a variety of instruments from all over the world. Furthermore, the therapy helps the children to concentrate... click for more
  • Free Financial Education: THE ADVENTURES OF SUPER TED GAME

    In addition to our comic books and video lessons, we are proud to present The Adventures of Super Ted Game. It is an educational game, designed to teach children basic financial terms and skills. It was established for children above 7 years old and also for anyone who wishes to take a dive in the exciting world of money and finance. The Adventures of Super Ted was designed as a board game, where the player has to roll two dices in order to move on a board. The goal of the game is to be the first player who collects 100 points of money or 100 points of happiness. All players start with 10 points of each category at the... click for more
  • OWF IS TRANSFORMING SANITARY FACILITIES IN TANZANIAN SCHOOLS

    In addition to educating children, schools also have to provide cozy, safe and clean environment for students during school hours. They have to be provided with good examples and hygienic conditions so they can learn how to stay healthy and look after themselves. Therefore, OWF has funded the construction of a gender-sensitive sanitary facilities at Kasindaga Primary school in Muleba district, Tanzania so students would be able to use restrooms without that are safe for their health.   OWF has partnered with Action for Ngono Basin Reforestation (ACTNGONO) to ensure that 10 units of sanitary facilities will be constructe... click for more
  • OWF PROVIDES INCLUSIVE EDUCATION FOR CAMEROONIAN ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN

    Following our successful campaigns at two educational centers in Uganda, OWF has provided computers and educational support to another center - this time in Cameroon. OneWorld Foundation will support the work of the Community Relief and Development Action Organization (COREDA).  The project aims to reduce the gap in digital literacy between Cameroonian students and their European counterparts. Over 50 children in COREDA's educational and social center for orphans and vulnerable children will acquire basic computer skills. Computers and teaching materials will be purchased in order to facilitate the learning process... click for more
  • OWF HAS ALLOCATED 10 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NEPALESE STUDENTS

    OneWorld Foundation has distributed scholarships to 10 children from Nepal through its local partnership organization. Our friends from the Sairam Foundation have appointed local Nepalese and Indian students and volunteers as coordinators and supervisors. Their tasks involve the choosing of recipients, keeping in touch with the sponsored children and their families, supporting the families involved, monitoring the development of the children and reporting to the Foundation regularly. The focus is on children of elementary/nursery schools whose parents cannot afford to provide them with basic education. On top of that, t... click for more