Program Documents

Programs rely on a dedicated team of professionals in the fields of Early Childhood Development, Education, Health and Sanitation, Nutrition and Micro-enterprise Development/Family-Income Generation. This page offers resources to help Development Professionals and others who may be looking for specific information about ChildFund programs.

Early Childhood Matters  (PDF)
ChildFund senior program specialist Mary Moran discusses:
"Restoring a sense of normalcy after urban emergencies"

Building Peace in Early Childhood  (PDF)
A statement on how ECD programs can mitigate factors that trigger armed conflict

Active Teaching and Learning Approaches in Schools (ATLAS)  (PDF)
A Report of the pilot conducted in Zambia 2008-2009
International Reading Association and ChildFund International

Children and Poverty Part I  (PDF)
A Review of Contemporary Literature and Thought on Children and Poverty:
Rethinking the Causes, Experiences and Effects

Children and Poverty Part II  (PDF)
Voices of Children:
Experiences and Perceptions from Belarus, Bolivia, India, Kenya and Sierra Leone

Children and Poverty Part III  (PDF)
Shaping a Response to Poverty:
A Conceptual Overview and Implications for Responding to Children Living in Poverty

Children and Poverty Working Paper I  (PDF)
Understanding Children's Experience of Poverty:
An Introduction to the DEV Framework

Children and Poverty Working Paper II  (PDF)
Improving Children's Chances:
Linking Developmental Theory and Practice

Children and Poverty Working Paper III  (PDF)
Child-Context Relationships and Developmental Outcomes:
Some Perspectives on Poverty and Culture

Children and Poverty Working Paper IV  (PDF)
Promoting the Agency of Young People

Children and Poverty Working Paper V  (PDF)
Children's Rights, Development and Rights-Based Approaches:
The Way Forward