Prizewinners of Children of the Earth

Hei Verden is the schools' own solidarity action and for almost 50 years we have worked for solidarity between children across national borders. We support education projects in Laos, Bangladesh, Zambia and Peru, and work to develop attitudes of solidarity among students in Norwegian schools.

Impande - 2021


The Impande Foundation contributes to giving children and young people from vulnerable backgrounds in the southern parts of KwaZulu-Natal and the northern parts of the Eastern Cape in South Africa opportunities to develop their abilities and talents

"Mika" has a background from economics, the Norwegian prison system and psychology and has done with humanitarian work for over 20 years. She started working at Hispañola in 1996 both in Haiti and in the Dominican Republic. She was one of those who experienced the violent earthquake in Haiti and has followed the development on the island closely...

Edith Villamor (left) and Wenche Thorkildsen with some of the many children that get a totally new and better start in life thanks to the efforts of Sea and Sun Ministries International in the Philippines.

Seljord Folkehøgskule startet for seks år siden et samarbeid med den anerkjente barnerettighets-organisasjonen CWIN (Child Workers in Nepal) i Nepal.

The Children of the World Prize for 2015 was awarded to Halvard Hasseløy (left in photo) and his Open Heart Foundation. For more than 30 years the organization has provided efficient humanitarian aid to the poorest people in a number of Eastern European nations. In 1993 Mr Hasseløy paid his first visit to the Ukraine, and ever since, this country...