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Childhood Obesity Rates Fall In US

The Intelligent Optimist   
August 14th, 2013

Childhood Obesity Rates Fall In US

For the first time in decades, it looks like the effort to fight childhood obesity is working. Data from the Center for Disease Control has showed that childhood obesity has fallen in 19 states and territories. This means that there is a real possibility to encourage a healthier lifestyle for our children and that there are some easy strategies to implement to make sure your children stay active.

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Building Schools For Morocco’s Rural Poor

Your Middle East   
May 19th, 2013

Building Schools For Morocco’s Rural Poor

Maha Laziri created Teach4Morocco, an NGO dedicated toward improving Morocco’s educational system by providing funding for the construction of well-equipped schools and the harmonization of learning activities, especially in the country’s remote regions.

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Igniting Kids’ Passion To Save Our Failing Schools

Co.EXIST   
April 18th, 2013

Igniting Kids’ Passion To Save Our Failing Schools

The Future Project believes that hope and engagement can change the failing state of our nation’s school systems. By identifying what students are interested in and giving them the tools to pursue it, true learning will take place.

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In Rwanda, Helping Congolese Refugee Children Be Children Again

reliefweb    Video
March 21st, 2013

In Rwanda, Helping Congolese Refugee Children Be Children Again

UNICEF and partners are ensuring that children who have fled violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and crossed into a transit centre in Rwanda find safe spaces to play, learn, and be children.

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Youth Villages Give Israeli Immigrant Children A Place To Belong

TheChristianScienceMONITOR   
March 11th, 2013

Youth Villages Give Israeli Immigrant Children A Place To Belong

At Kiryat Yearim Youth Village, immigrant children are put on a path toward success through education and inclusion. At a time when anti-immigrant tensions are running high in Israel, as well as the rest of the world, this youth village provides a safe place for children who may otherwise feel excluded from society.

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Make Art, Not War

The Intelligent Optimist   
July 31st, 2013

Make Art, Not War

The civil war raging in Syria has not only fractured the country in half, but has devastated Syrian families across the nation. Because the fighting has only become more intense, many Syrian civilians have escaped to places like the Zaatari refugee camp. Many of these displaced individuals are younger than 18. AptART, an NGO, is aiming to work with these youngsters to bring a little more color in the camp.

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In Some Israeli Schools, It’s Arabic In First Period And Hebrew In Second

The Atlantic   
April 29th, 2013

In Some Israeli Schools, It’s Arabic In First Period And Hebrew In Second

Some Israeli schools are making hugely positive steps toward equal representation and integration of cultures by implementing a curriculum that teaches both the Arabic and Hebrew languages alongside one another.

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Rwandan Youth Village Flourishes

VOA   
April 1st, 2013

Rwandan Youth Village Flourishes

Much has been done in terms of reconciliation and rebuilding in the 19 years since the Rwandan genocide. Included in these peace efforts is the Agahozo-Shalon Youth Village, located an hour’s drive east of Kigali, where residents are provided with education, basic needs, and a sense of community.

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Sierra Leone Combats The Outrage Of Child Soldiering

CSMonitor   
March 18th, 2013

Sierra Leone Combats The Outrage Of Child Soldiering

Change takes time, but Sierra Leone is launching a five-year program to combat the recruitment of child soldiers. The nationwide drive is the first of its kind in West Africa, and it will outline standards on how troops must engage with children in combat.

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School Helps Malian Refugee Children In The Niger Return To Normalcy

reliefweb   
March 6th, 2013

School Helps Malian Refugee Children In The Niger Return To Normalcy

Adjusting to life in a refugee camp is a difficult process, especially for children. In Niger, the establishment of schools has given back a sense of normalcy to Malian refugee children by giving them a place to forge friendships, learn and play.

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