As a nurse at the Mahama Camp in Rwanda, Jen does it all. She started working with Save the Children in September 2015 and now delivers pre- and post-natal care to women in the camp. For these women, and so many women around the world, simple interventions such as this can mean the difference between life and death.
Monthly Archives: March 2018
This week, more than 250 advocates from 34 states attended the annual Save the Children and SCAN Advocacy Summit to receive targeted advocacy training and urge lawmakers to invest in kids. The advocates met with more than 150 lawmakers from both parties and urged them to make key investments in early childhood education in the U.S. and maternal, newborn and child survival programs overseas.
When I arrived in Ghana, I had no clue what to expect. Going in, I knew there were two things I wanted to take away from the month-long volunteer excursion: 1) experience working in the global health field and 2) experience a brand new culture. Little did I know, I would end up leaving with newfound passion and drive.
In just a few days, more than 250 advocates will join us in Washington D.C. to advocate on behalf of kids in the U.S. and around the world during our annual Advocacy Summit!
This Friday, we’re flashing back to last year’s Advocacy Summit, a three-day event that brought more than 200 advocates from around the U.S. to Washington D.C. to advocate for kids.