Partner Organizations

 

FUNDACIÓN ESCUELA NUEVA

Where we work together: Colombia
Home base: Bogota, Colombia
Year founded: 1987
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of Amani Clubs: 20
Partner Highlight: The groundbreaking Escuela Nueva educational model has been applied in more than 16 countries. Escuela Nueva’s founder, Vicky Colbert, received the Yidan Prize for Education Development in 2017.

 

MIET AFRICA 

Where we work together: South Africa
Home base: Durban, South Africa
Year founded: 1993
Year we partnered up: 2018
Number of Amani Clubs: 40
Partner Highlight: MIET Africa is a non-profit with a strong presence in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region. Focusing on improving the lives of children through quality teaching and learning, MIET Africa prides itself on their innovative approaches to addressing the challenges children and youth in the SADC Region are facing.

 

MSICHANA INITIATIVE

Where we work together: Tanzania
Home base: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Year founded: 2015
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of Amani Clubs: 65
Partner Highlight: Established to advocate for Tanzanian girls’ right to education, Msichana Initiative’s Executive Director Rebeca Gyumi was a 2016 UNICEF Global Goals Award winner. That year, Gyumi successfully challenged Tanzanian government, resulting in a change of the legal marriage age in the country’s constitution from 14 to 18 years old.

 

PPT MEDIA HOUSE

Where we work together: Globally
Home base: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Year founded: 2008
Year we partnered up: 2017
Partner Highlight:  PPT Media House was founded by Alex Kayetta, Isack Nysailu, Nestory Kitushu, Charles Nyembe. The group founded the business after completing a digital arts program led by Amani Project’s Erik Gregory and Andrew Lewis. PPT Media House provides a full suite of media services to organizations like UNICEF, Pearson Foundation, Tanzanian Ministry of Tourism and more.

 

SMILE FOUNDATION

Where we work together: India
Home base: Delhi, India
Year founded: 2002
Year we partnered up: 2018
Number of Amani Clubs: 10
Partner Highlight:  Smile Foundation directly benefits more than 750,000 children and their families every year. They do this by operating more than 350 welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment in over 1000 villages across 25 states nationwide.

 

TALLER SALUD

Where we work together: Puerto Rico
Home base: Loíza, Puerto Rico
Year founded: 1994
Year we partnered up: 2018
Number of Amani Clubs: 6
Partner Highlight:  Taller Salud is a feminist grassroots organization enhancing women’s access to health care, reducing violence in community settings, and fostering economic development through education and activism. Taller Salud has provided direct assistance to more than 20,000 residents after Hurricane Maria and contributed to a 90% reduction of homicides in their home community of Loíza.

 

THINK EQUAL

Where we work together:  Argentina, Australia, Belize, Botswana, Canada, Colombia, India, Kenya, Mexico, North Macedonia, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Gambia
Home base: New York, United States
Year founded: 2015
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of locations: 30 countries and 6 continents
Partner Highlight:  Founded by filmmaker and human rights activist Leslee Udwin, Think Equal is the first global education initiative endorsed by the UN Human Rights Office to introduce social and emotional intelligence learning to children between the ages of 3-6 years. Its patrons and ambassadors include Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Susan Sarandon, Lord Verjee, and Sir Ken Robinson.

 

Curriculum Partner

YALE CENTER FOR EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Where we work together: Curriculum Development
Home base: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Year founded: 1987
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of Amani Clubs using this curriculum:
Partner Highlight:  The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence uses the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate society. The Center conducts research and teaches people of all ages how to develop their emotional intelligence.

 

Work With Us

Children in Harmony is seeking partners based in the United States to continue the impact of the flagship program, Amani Project, which has seen tremendous global success. We believe that empowered youth can help build a healthier, more just world. Our work proves that young people can be their own best agents for equity, social empathy, and cultural change when they have the emotional resources they need to thrive.

Our partners share a common commitment to improving social and emotional learning as a way to explore emotional health, connectedness, and community engagement, combined with a desire to do so through artistic expression and music-making.

Click here for additional information about Children in Harmony’s structure, curriculum, partner responsibilities and past achievements!