All babies deserve a healthy and vibrant start to life, but for some, just surviving until their fifth birthday is a challenge. Many of the world’s youngest citizens struggle simply because of where they were born. We can–and must–help change this.
Category: Save the Children
For many mothers, the day they give birth can be the most dangerous day of their life. But moms like me all across the world will do anything to give their children a healthy chance in life.
Many children around the world witness horrific events and are forced to grow up too quickly—especially if they are female. Education can provide the confidence and strength necessary for these girls to find hope after horror.
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.
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.
Seven thousand newborn babies are dying every day. How can we protect our littlest global citizens?
The Save the Children Head Start center is a rare resource for low-income families in Kristen and Easton’s northwest Arkansas community, which struggles with poverty and unemployment. It offers parents critical resources and guidance, and an opportunity for their kids to gain essential early learning and social skills.
As a member of Save the Children’s newborn health team, I went to Malawi for the first time in 2013 to support my colleagues in developing plans to lower Malawi’s high newborn death rate. I left feeling overwhelmed. We had …
With Halloween right around the corner, many kids are gearing up to get spooked by goblins, witches and vampires. However, for some children around the world, everyday reality is far scarier. In the past 25 years, we’ve made significant progress …
“All of you were our inspiration to do more, to take action,” Matthew, a Carlthorp student, told the Lake Los Angeles families.