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Child Hunger Crisis

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When children are at their most vulnerable, when disaster strikes, in times of crisis, in places where poverty puts children at risk – Save the Children is there.

Drawing on close to a century of experience, we work to relieve the suffering of children affected by war and natural disaster. We create lasting change by making sure children are healthy, protected and have the opportunity to learn.

Education around the world

Today, 58 million children are still out of school

Ending child poverty

22,000 children die each day due to poverty

Responding to humanitarian crisis

Over the past two decades, disasters have killed more than 1.3 million people

Child mortality

The most dangerous day in a child's life is the day it is born

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Help Save Rohingya Children

Children fleeing violence from Myanmar to neighbouring Bangladesh are in urgent need of food and water.

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Transforming children's lives

Meet some of the brave children who are doing everything they can to survive, learn and grow in the most difficult places in the world. By transforming children's lives, we change the course of their future and ours.


East Africa Food Crisis

Following a severe drought in East Africa millions of children and their families are in need of immediate assistance.

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Samreen is a little girl with a big dream

Samreen is ten years old and lives in a desperate situation that is hard to comprehend. She was born in Daulatdia, a brothel the size of a small town, in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh | Asia


Meah's Second Chance

Meah used to keep her feelings to herself and rarely cried.

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We know what to do

Every child has the same potential, but not all have the opportunity to realise it. Our work focuses on the needs of all children, but especially the most marginalised, because we believe in a world where every child is healthy, has the opportunity to learn, and is safe from violence, abuse and exploitation.

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Project Samreen

Samreen is 10 years old and lives in a brothel. Without your help she will probably become a sex worker, like her mother.

Bangladesh | Asia

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Project Anjali

Despite its natural beauty, straddling the foothills of the Himalayas, this remote area of Nepal is a hard and desperate place to live.

Nepal | Asia

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Project Phala

In the remote Koh Kong region of Cambodia, the slow onset of climate change is wreaking havoc with one coastal community.

Cambodia | Asia

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Project Lady Heart

Our project in Mindanao in the southern region of the Philippines is empowering primary-aged children to know what to do when an emergency hits.

Philippines | Asia

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Project Farah

The poverty that dominates this isolated corner of Indonesia is so extreme that almost half of the children suffer from malnutrition.

Indonesia | Asia

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Project Malia

Typhoons, storms, floods and droughts are commonplace in Laos, one of the poorest countries in Southeast Asia.

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