A slice of bread is a miracle to a hungry child. (The most basic needs for sustenance - clean food, water, healthcare & shelter) are not being met for many in this world. Bless this child & others like her through donations to a food bank, an organization or with your time, energy and/or skills. Soup kitchens can always use an extra set of hands. #Gratitude for a family friend who serves abroad with #NursesWithoutBorders. May all be blessed for serving in whatever capacity they can! TY…
Creating a programme that cares for the physical, psychological and emotional wellbeing of every child is much more than building new schools. It’s about creating a place where children feel safe and learn what they need to know in order to grow up healthy and ready to take an active role in their communities.
Meet 14-year-old Ana Paulino. When her parents came to register her in school, they did not mention that she and one of her younger sisters suffer from albinism; they also did not know that the school was part of the Child-Friendly Schools initiative, which promotes inclusive education and the right of all children to equitable education. "Many of my classmates like me now, they are not afraid anymore," says Ana with a glint in her eyes.
UNICEF, the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Peter Krämer Foundation today kicked off a new fundraising drive to raise US$80 million to help Africa’s girls, orphans, children living in extreme poverty and other vulnerable children go to school and get a quality education.