Manjura and Mansura sisters -- 7 and 8 years old, respectively -- who live in the Shastri Park slum of Delhi, India. The slum is located near the railway line and their cottage is right alongside a train track where many children have died or been injured.
Syrian child refugees in Jordan have no access to school and are forced to work to support their families
As we celebrate International Day of the Girl, we can’t help remind ourselves of our own childhood. We think back on moments filled with laughter and tears, hopes and dreams. We recall stories of playing teacher to our stuffed animals, sport star with our siblings, or doctor to our best friends.
Whether it’s basketball or soccer, boxing or swimming, sport builds character and promotes teamwork. CARE’s Power Within signature program uses the convening power of sport to engage impoverished youth with each other and their communities.
Feb 2012 Girls Leadership Program Brief