Emma Watson in Malawi

Photo: UN Women/Karin Schermbrucker   UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson and Senior Chief Inkosi Kachindamoto (centre) are welcomed by the girls at Mtakataka Secondary School in the District of Dedza where she hears from girls whose child marriages have been annulled and they returned to school – Go to …

Against All Odds – Mali

This year in the Sahel 900,000 children will suffer from severe acute malnutrition. Awa from Mali got help in time to save her baby Nantene’s life. Without the special nutrition supplement her baby might have died. This is the story about how UNICEF and the EU are working together to …

Making Change – Odwa

Odwa’s strength and determination to succeed is incredibly inspiring. Children in developing countries are more than twice as likely as adults to live in extreme poverty. Despite living in shocking poverty, this South African teen turned his life around. Be inspired. #EndPoverty  

Ending Adolescent AIDS

Our children will measure us not by where we stand in times of peace, but rather how we choose to respond in times of challenge. We were inspired by the voice of these youth, to keep battling the HIV giant. #ChangingPerspectiveChangesTheWorld… A recent study has revealed that about once every two …

Enough Is Enough – Behind The Lens

Fear can either paralyse or it can push one into action, Action will often start with a simple choice or a single prayer, but is always followed by an inevitable single small step.. The 1000Women Enough exhibition is a story of small, prayerful steps toward hope and healing. “Holding a …

Unchained in Lesvos – Greece

Karin Schermbrucker – “Witnessing the courage and despair of Syrian families as they arrived on Lesvos Island in Greece, I was humbled by the indomitable power of the human spirit and the ability to endure and sacrifice for the sake of our children. As a mother, my heart broke as …

Pick n Pay Gifts Groceries to Surprised Shoppers

We wanted to share the #PnPWonderofChristmas with our valued shoppers – see what happened when we tried to make this magical holiday season a little more special.

Posted by Pick n Pay on Friday, December 18, 2015

Wonder of Christmas

It really is better to give than to receive- and filming this hidden camera activation for Pick n Pay helped kick off the festive season for us. Was wonderful to witness the power of kindness. #PnPWonderofChristmas

Mothers Love – Mphumalanga, South Africa

UNICEF sent us to Mphumalanga, South Africa to explore breastfeeding safely with HIV in both a rural and an urban environment. We spent a day with two amazing Mothers2Mothers’ clients and their Mentor Mothers. It certainly opened our eyes and hearts as we got to listen to their moving stories, and captured …

Being a woman and playing soccer in Khayelitsha, South Africa is difficult, but Grassroot Soccer makes it possible.Christen Press tells their inspiring story.

Posted by @TheBuzzer on Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Grassroot Soccer with Christen Press

Christen Press in Khayalitsha Grassroot Soccer helps girls in Africa understand difficult topics like HIV through the lessons of soccer. Christen Press recently visited Khayelitsha, South Africa, and found out just how special the program is- Slingshot Media was there to capture the memories for Fox Sport.

Moundou’s Voice of Change – Ghana

A UNICEF supported initiative in Moundou, Chad that sees groups of young people not only learn about climate change, but more importantly equipped to take action through a digital mapping exercise. They may be finding out about the challenges facing the world today – but they are also finding something …

An HIV Free Generation – Swaziland

“Within every storm of life, no matter how violent and scary, there is always the winds of change”- that little something that makes you less frightened, that wipes away your tears or simply holds your hand. In Swaziland, we met these agents of change – M2M’s ‘ladies in pink’. These …

From the Field – Rebuilding Hope, Nepal

What a privilege to meet the courageous and gentle people of Nepal as they rebuild and resume life after the tragic earthquake that hit earlier this year. Action Aid continues to make a very real impact for the many left to rebuild.

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Posted by Extra Tuggummi on Sunday, September 27, 2015

Partnership in Action – Botswana

There is an african proverb that says, “if you want to walk fast – walk alone; but if you want to walk far – walk together”. I have no doubt that the efforts and energies sown into this effective partnership will create a path stretching out for many many miles. Well …

From the Field – Lilongwe, Malawi

Karin Schermbrucker: Today I met an incredible woman – mother of 7, widowed with ‘nothing at all’. After my morning and interview with her we thanked her for sharing some of her journey, struggles and wisdom. She then invited us into her hut and insisted we eat the “shima “she had …