Updates on Child Advocacy Initiatives
DirectGrace Records is an elegantly simple concept: a ruby stylus cuts a groove in a lacquer master record, and a vulnerable child’s life is saved. The gift, a grace note of the music; the concept, helping children in extreme poverty while creating a thing of audible beauty is the invention of audio engineer Peter Ledermann, president of the Soundsmith Corporation.
Imagine your birth certificate being the only thing that can stop you from becoming a child bride. A piece of paper that could change the course of your life.In Nepal, a girl’s cheena, or astrological chart, is playing a crucial role in deterring her from being married off before she reaches adulthood.
In a remote far western part of Nepal, some of these religious leaders are using their standing in traditional communities to educate families about the consequences of child marriage.
Screening info for The Same Heart film.
The Same Heart film imagines a world where a tiny tax on financial transactions helps meet the unmet chronic needs of poor children at home and around the world. Today, one billion children, every other child, live without one of the essentials for a decent life: food, medicine, sanitation, shelter, education and even basic security.