Asmina's Story is a tale about a girl who is left orphaned when her parents die of AIDS-related causes. Asmina's Story is accompanied by an Educator Handbook, which is designed to help students increase their understanding of and compassion for children affected by AIDS.
The TeachUNICEF Map Guide highlights some of the diverse challenges facing peoples across
the planet, many of which are fueled by the realities of geography. Topics such as the availability
and struggle for control of natural resources and the conflicts this creates among nations, and the
phenomenon of climate change and its impact on the economic and agricultural realities of the
countries and regions are just a couple of items highlighted on the map.
Read about a UNICEF-supported microfinance program to support women and children in the small town of Pocoata, Bolivia.
The southern African nation of Swaziland has the world’s highest rate of HIV infection, and nearly half of its children are orphans or living in otherwise vulnerable circumstances. An innovative UNICEF-supported program is caring for these children at nearly 1,500 community-based centers known as Neighborhood Care Points.
Learn about HIV/AIDS orphans who now live with their grandmother, and who receive support from the government in order to maintain their livelihood.
Watch a video about secondary school children in Georgia who participated in a UNICEF program aimed to reduce disaster risk in an area that recently suffered from severe flooding.
In rural Ghana, children often struggle to get an education, with girls missing out far more frequently than boys of a similar age. But 12-year-old Elizabeth Napari, through her family's sacrifice, is taking advantage of changing attitudes.