Viva’s Child and Family Phone Mentoring Programme: Phase 2 – Connecting In

The COVID-19 pandemic has become a longer-term crisis which has specific impacts on children and families. Phase 2 of the Viva Child and Family Phone Mentoring Programme – ‘Connecting In’ is designed to pick up on these issues and connect families to longer-term and more in-depth support. This is done by linking them with a … More Viva’s Child and Family Phone Mentoring Programme: Phase 2 – Connecting In

Viva Phone Mentoring Programme: Adapted materials for use with children with disabilities

Thanks to Viva’s partnership with Embrace the Middle East and their Lebanese partner, SKILD, the conversation guides for the Phone Mentoring programme are now available in an adapted form for use with children with learning difficulties and learning disabilities. These should be used in conjunction with the programme guidelines and additional call materials for each … More Viva Phone Mentoring Programme: Adapted materials for use with children with disabilities

Respondiendo juntos a COVID-19: página de respuesta de la red de socios Viva

¿Cómo estamos ya respondiendo a la pandemia de COVID-19 como una familia de redes y qué podemos hacer a continuación?   Ha sido brillante ver que las redes ya responden, se mantienen relevantes y se adaptan a las nuevas situaciones que enfrentan. Las redes han estado emitiendo buena información, aumentando la conexión con los miembros y … More Respondiendo juntos a COVID-19: página de respuesta de la red de socios Viva

Responding together to COVID-19: Viva partner network response page

How are we already responding to the COVID-19 pandemic as a family of networks, and what can we do next?   Versión en español disponible aquí Many Viva partner networks are currently responding through Viva’s Phone Mentoring Programme. More information on this programme is available here. It has been brilliant to see networks responding already, staying … More Responding together to COVID-19: Viva partner network response page

Responding together to COVID-19

This page contains links to key guidance and easy-to-use resources to support local communities and organisations in the ongoing child-focused response to COVID-19. For more examples, stories and ideas from Viva’s partner networks, see our network response page. For more programme development tools see the guidance page. For Viva’s child and family phone mentoring programme, … More Responding together to COVID-19

Sample child protection workshop outline

1 DAY CHILD PROTECTION WORKSHOP SAMPLE OUTLINE This workshop was developed by Viva for local church or Christian NGO partners; it can be adapted for other partners. Page numbers refer to Viva, Creating Safe Environments for Children Time Session Aim Toolkit Exercises 9.00-9.10 Welcome/introductions – 9.10-9.25 What does it mean to be a child? To recognise … More Sample child protection workshop outline

What can we do?

Aim: To work with children to think about what needs to change and what action you will take together You will need: Flipchart paper and markers Method: Now you understand the issue, you need to find out what children think needs to change to improve the situation. Prepare a sheet of flipchart paper as below: Ask … More What can we do?