• 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
  • OWF IS SAVING CHILD BEGGARS ON THE STREETS OF GEORGIA

    There are more than 2000 street children in Georgia, 30% of which are ethnic Roma and another 25% are migrants from Azerbaijan. Most of these children are begging on the streets of Tiblisi and Kutaisi which is the second largest city in Georgia. OWF has taken the decision to step in and extend its support to those, trying to help Georgia's street children.  OWF supported World Vision Switzerland by providing funding for their daycare center at Kutaisi where up to 300 children are living and working on the city's streets. World Vision provides child protection services to those kids as they often become victims o... click for more
  • OWF IS IMPROVING LITERACY PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS

    OWF funded yet another project in Uganda focused on building a comprehensive support system for students by ensuring access to learning materials, providing sponsorship to orphans and children from vulnerable groups, organizing student tutoring classes and parent-teachers meetings. This project aims to enhance the quality of the educational classes offered through a sustainable train-the-trainers model. The after-school tutoring will concentrate on English language, Mathematics and science and will engage secondary students in helping primary students improve their academic performances. Qualified teachers will supervise stu... click for more
  • OWF EMPOWERING CHILDREN THROUGH EDUCATION: RESULTS

    As you can remember at the beginning of this year, OWF facilitated the opening and mainaining of 6 contact points at Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, India for reaching out to children on the street, who have started working at a very young age, supporting them to continue with their education. The contact points are operated by our partners and friends form CHETNA who aim to empower children, eradicate child labour and create a child friendly society. We share their beliefs that active participation of children in the project is the key to its sole purpose - protecting the children's rights. To support children in need, a federation of stree... click for more
  • OWF SURPRISED UGANDAN ORPHANS ON EASTER!

    OWF receives dozens of requests for support on a daily basis and we try to provide assistance where it is most needed. This was the case with the Chrystal Children's Center in Kampala, Uganda. The center takes care of 30 orphans by providing them with a loving home where they grow and learn.  When we got in touch with them, they were struggling trying to meet the children's basic needs for food and medicine. Some of the kids were even hospitalized due to severe infections caused by lack of proper nutrition. Luckily, right now this has all changed for the better. We made sure the center has enough funds to guaran... click for more
  • OWF BUILDS FUTURE LEADERS DURING THEIR FIRST 7 YEARS

    Easter, the most holy of all Christian holidays, was also celebrated by the OneWorld Foundation Team with another good deed. The OWF surprised 30 children in need from Bulgaria (a country situated in south-eastern Europe) with a precious gift. OWF equipped their kindergarden with modern and interactive facilities, so the little ones can be educated according to the Montessori method which implements the self-learning approach. So far OWF has funded the equipment of Montessori centers and rooms in Romania, Kazakhstan and Vietnam.  Thanks to OWF, the children can practice a different profession every day with the spe... click for more
  • OWF PREVENTS CHILD LABOUR IN BANGLADESH

    Bangladesh is one of the countries with the highest number of child laborers. It is estimated that there are 4.7 million child workers, among which 12.6% are aged between 5 to 14, working up to twelve hours a day. It is common for children to be paid less than adults, while preventing them from attending school, trapping them into what is perceived to be modern slavery. In order to change their everyday, get them out of work and back to school, and also help them develop the necessary learning skills, we partnered with the Sohay grass-root NGO. It works closely with the impoverished local community living... click for more
  • E-learning center for vulnerable youths

    We are very happy to announce our partnership with Educate A Child International which is a community based organization, located in Kases Municipality of Uganda.   We funded the establishment of a local e-learning center where vulnerable youths below the age of 25 will receive computer training. The project is targeting 60 youths in the three divisions of Kasese Municipality under the theme “Technological Entrepreneurship and Creativity". We decided to support this project in order to bridge the gap between education and technology in Uganda.   The center aims to enhance partici... click for more