Children then, on their own initiative, improve their emotional, social, behavioral, and cognitive skills.
Provided in eight countries in eight languages for more than 150 organizations located in high poverty areas.
I'm A Great Child Worldwide
Every child is heard, becomes aware of natural strengths, and receives peer affirmations.
Builds confidence, resilience, and connections.
"We've seen emerging identities, bonding, and confirmation happen across diverse groups of young people -- every time we do it.
It’s the most impactful program I’ve seen work in the shortest time and with the least amount of adult effort.”
Greg Tolbert, President, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate, serving 1,100 youth
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What's Great About YouSM Great Child Program SM
"The Great Child Program Evidence of Impact Report is great, and outcomes are impressive."
Noreen M. Huni, Chief Executive Officer, REPSSI, South Africa: 2 million children per year receive psychosocial support.
Great Child Program Impact Report
10 years old: "Every time I get in front of a group to speak my body feels weird. And I stutter mostly because I’m afraid people will laugh and talk about me. For the first time , I did not stutter because of the connections in this class and everyone made me feel good about speaking”. He later reported that he has not stuttered since.
14 years old: "I was very quiet and could not speak for myself. Now I am Head Prefect in my school, leading 825 students. I give speeches. And I work for peace in my community. My courage and skills are a result of joining Great Child which makes children have voices and be heard."
91% OF 87 MIDDLE SCHOOL KIDS WROTE ONLY POSITIVE COMMENTS AFTER
"It changed my life."
"I learned things about myself from others that I did not know.
"I learned that I am very capable."