Advocacy

“Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond” On Monday, November 2, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Ambassadors and State Representatives from around the world viewed an Equity for Children In First Person video that was presented at a United Nations event entitled: “Financing for Development in the Era of COVID-19 and Beyond”. Discussants from civil society organizations met with the UN Secretary-General […]
We travel today to Cuilapa, Guatemala. Edith lives with her three daughters, her two sisters, and her mother. Edith’s neighborhood of Canton Utzumazate is quiet and beautiful, but doesn’t have access to safe drinking water, electricity or paved roads. The families living there must buy safe water weekly to cook their food and practice safe […]
Lorena, Victor and Gloria’s druthers attend the John Paul I Girl’s Home in Buenaventura, Colombia. The pandemic has brought economic problems to all three families including unemployment. All three parents have difficulties with distance learning. They don’t have internet access and the necessary tools for their daughters to complete their school work. Lorena, Victor, and […]

‘In First Person’ Videos: Voices of the Pandemic

A series of brief, powerful videos about life during the pandemic for some of the most vulnerable communities in Latin America. Women give voice to the challenges they and their children have faced during COVID-19.
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