How CCFC is working with youth to make real change now and in the future
A recap of our Rise and Shine series, which just launched on YouTube
By Niko Moniz, facilities services coordinator & Rise and Shine host
In this episode, we caught up with Patrick Canagasingham, our CEO, and Vicki Quigley, managing editor of ChildVoice, our magazine for supporters. The spring/summer issue focuses on change-makers, so we talked about what Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) is doing to empower children to be change-makers.
Here is what you missed:
What is a change-maker? (Watch below at 00:34 minutes)
This issue of ChildVoice highlights 12 children who have been agents of change in their respective communities. Vicki Quigley, managing editor of the magazine, shares inspiring stories from those featured, like one of a 15-year-old boy who advocates for gender equality in Ethiopia.
CCFC’s four-year roadmap for change (Watch below at 08:05 minutes)
We sat down with Patrick Canagasingham, our CEO, to talk about CCFC’s four-year roadmap for change, which is covered in the current issue of ChildVoice. Patrick outlines what steps CCFC will take to follow through on this roadmap, including giving children a voice, ensuring equality for women and much more.
Access the online issue of ChildVoice on our publications webpage.
In the meantime, watch the complete video from our first episode of Rise and Shine to debut on our YouTube channel. Subscribe today.
See you next time!
About Rise and Shine:
Rise and Shine is our monthly online video series chronicling our work in our programs and projects around the world. It airs monthly on our YouTube channel. Check it out, and subscribe to our channel today.
About Christian Children’s Fund of Canada:
Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC) is a child-centred international development organization and a member of ChildFund Alliance. For nearly 60 years, CCFC has worked with children, communities, donors and other partners — changing lives through improved health, education and clean water. CCFC works in 12 countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, to support more than 700,000 children, youth and community members.