What are we facing?
One-third of youth globally experience bullying in school.
The average 2-year-old child hears 432 negative statements per day, but only 32 positive statements each day, according to a research study at the University of Iowa.
Rise in hospital admissions for young people with eating disorders. Most of the 2,560 who went to hospital as inpatients were very young – 15 was most common age, and some were under 5.
In the US alone, more than 24 million children live in a home without the physical presence of a father. Millions more have dads who are physically present, but emotionally absent.
Source: UNESCO | She knows | The Guardian | National Center for Fathering
We’ve been asking this question: “What if we could do something about it?”In fact, there’s a lot we can do! ...starting with our own family and community.
We exist to empower children and youths around the world, through words and storytelling.
We believe that every child is valuable and has a purpose.
We see children and young people, who know their identity and their value.
We see children and young people, who stand up for what’s right, love mercy and walk humbly.
We see children and young people, who are wise and live full of purpose.