‘It takes a village to raise a child.’ 

​​​​​​​How can Christian youth workers better talk about relationships & sex in their work with young people? 

It has been increasingly clear that Christian youth workers are not always provided with the tools and support to tackle issues of relationships and sex in their work.

Mothers' Day 2022

We know that Mothers’ Day can be incredibly hard for some but hope that you will be able to join us in celebrating the courage of teen mums in Zimbabwe this Mothers’ Day (27th March)!

A poem for World Poetry Day





Today is national poetry day and so we thought we’d rhyme

a few words all together for you to read in time.


We aim to transform culture, by getting folk like you 

Hentai was the global number one search term on PornHub in 2021

Warning this is a long section, you might want to get a cuppa first. 

The Shining Star family, Zimbabwe

An important aspect of Shining Star’s model is its welcoming and family-style dynamic.

ACET Czech Republic

František, the director of ACET Czech Republic, sent us a brief update on their 2021.

Opening doors in Slovakia

It was so encouraging to hear news from Petra, an ACET Slovakia educator from Nitra, about closed doors being opened.

Club activities, Ukraine

Most young people first come into contact with ACET Ukraine when their school invites ACET in to deliver their ‘University of Health Youth’ programme.

Nigeria - homework support

As well as their Esteem Clubs for older children, ACET Nigeria trains and supports volunteers to run Children’s Clubs for those between the ages of 5 and 12.

Salt & Light March 2022

It’s a bit too late to say ‘Happy New year’ so instead - welcome to our first 2022 newsletter!

Kezi’s story

Trigger warning - the following story is a true account from one of our members and may be very disturbing to those who have been victims of rape or abuse. Kezi's name has been changed to protect their identity.

Just after my 19th birthday, two men tried to rape me.