Footprints of our future

Footprints of our future

Mariyam Nawaz works with Oxfam in Pakistan, she tells us all about a family she met and how it made her feel about the future. Yaseen is a 10-year-old boy. I met him in Multan, a poor rural area on the outskirts of a large metropolis of Pakistan, where mostly...
A child’s guide to solving inequality

A child’s guide to solving inequality

Children whose parents can’t afford to pay school fees spend their days sorting through piles of rubbish in Mukuru, Nairobi. In the third of three blog posts about Mukuru Mora McLagan introduces the inspiring young people she met in school and out, and explains...
Jaombi: a school on the edge of the world

Jaombi: a school on the edge of the world

Mora McLagan reports from Mukuru, Nairobi in the second of three blog posts on urban inequality. Improved toilets and hand washing facilities make for healthier pupils in Jaombi school, but the children’s education and the sanitation facilities are at risk as...
Young campaigners lobby DFID minister

Young campaigners lobby DFID minister

On Monday 14 October twelve young people from around the UK met DFID Minister Lynne Featherstone to represent the half a million school children who took part in the ‘Send My Friend to School’ campaign during 2013. Here Millie Wells, Sam Whittingham, Katy...
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