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A 13-year old boy who lived in the Idlib, Syria camp that was hit by a missile attack on November 20, 2019 sits amid the chaos and aftermath of the bombing, In the background, people look through the rubble. Photo: Save the Children, November 2019.
An Attack on Idlib Camp Kills 8 Children

The camp is home to more than 800 displaced Syrian families

Children in Kenya head to a watering point to collect what they can. In Kenya, drought has devastated millions of people, including children.  The desperate search for food, water or an income has put millions of children’s lives and futures at risk as they must travel far distances in search of water, often times risking injury, violence or worse. Photo credit: Mark Njoroge / Save the Children, October 2019.
Climate Crisis: Hunger in the Horn of Africa

Prolonged and frequent droughts across the region are threatening the lives of children

One year-old Hakaroom sits with his mother Lokuru at a Save the Children-supported health center in Kapoeta, South Sudan, after being treated for severe pneumonia. Photo credit: Martin Kharumwa / Save the Children, Oct 2017.
Pneumonia: The #1 Child Killer

Pneumonia claims the lives of nearly 1 million children a year

A pie chart is broken up into 87%, representing the amount of Save the Children expenditures that went to program services. The other parts of the pie chard show 8% and 5%, representing fundraising and general expenses, respectively. Photo credit: Save the Children, May 2019.
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An 8-year-old girl looks out from behind a dark tarp. The girl and her family fled Myanmar when their village was attacked. They now live in a makeshift camp in Cox's Bazar district, Bangladesh. Photo credit: GMB Akash / Panos Pictures / Save the Children, Oct 2017.
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Two sisters stand next to one another in Ethiopia and hold baby animals. One sister holds a goat while the other holds a sheep. Livestock provide families with both income and nourishment, so that they can earn living while also staying well fed and healthy. Photo credit: David duChemin / Save the Children, 2009.
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Bdai, Vietnamese mother of two, bends into a stream to fill a water bottle for her children. She lives in a rural highland community suffering the effects of drought. Her crops failed, food is scarce and expensive, and she cannot afford basics like medicine for her children. Save the Children has helped families like hers, by providing rice to feed the family for a month, and trucking in water to the hardest-hit communities. Photo credit: Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children, August 2016. Twelve-year-old Muneeba (rear) and nine-year-old Najma 9 (front) hold books on their way home from the library. Save the Children has provided a library-in-a-box for their village in Pakistan. Muneeba, started school late, so she was paired up with a reading buddy, Najma who Najma helps her to read as a part of Save the Children's Literacy Boost initiative. Photo credit: Asad Zaidi/Save the Children, April 2014. Young Bienvenu, a boy from Central African Republic, stands holding an umbrella in the rain. He was recently treated for malaria by a Save the Children medical team. He and his brother are living with an aunt in a small mud house after having to flee violence in their area. Struggling to make ends meet, the family received basic provisions and some financial assistance from Save the Children, and the children are being monitored for malnutrition. Photo credit: Sylvain Cherkaoui/ Cosmos/Save The Children, June 2015. Gillian, two, sits on a log amongst the debris where her village once stood. It was destroyed by typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in 2013. Many coastal villages were devastated by the storm, and debris blocking roads made access impossible. Save the Children was on the ground expanding operations to deliver life-saving aid and medical care across the Leyte province. Photo credit: Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children, November 2013.
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Bdai, Vietnamese mother of two, bends into a stream to fill a water bottle for her children. She lives in a rural highland community suffering the effects of drought. Her crops failed, food is scarce and expensive, and she cannot afford basics like medicine for her children. Save the Children has helped families like hers, by providing rice to feed the family for a month, and trucking in water to the hardest-hit communities. Photo credit: Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children, August 2016. HEALTH

Every child deserves a healthy start. Thanks to giving people like you, 33 million children are growing up healthy, nourished and treated for childhood killers like pneumonia.

Explore the results you’ve helped make possible and how you can help more children survive and thrive.

Twelve-year-old Muneeba (rear) and nine-year-old Najma 9 (front) hold books on their way home from the library. Save the Children has provided a library-in-a-box for their village in Pakistan. Muneeba, started school late, so she was paired up with a reading buddy, Najma who Najma helps her to read as a part of Save the Children's Literacy Boost initiative. Photo credit: Asad Zaidi/Save the Children, April 2014. EDUCATION

Every child deserves the chance to learn. Your generosity is helping 9.7 million girls and boys develop the critical skills they need for success in school – and life.

Learn more about our education work, what we’ve achieved and why it’s so important.

Young Bienvenu, a boy from Central African Republic, stands holding an umbrella in the rain. He was recently treated for malaria by a Save the Children medical team. He and his brother are living with an aunt in a small mud house after having to flee violence in their area. Struggling to make ends meet, the family received basic provisions and some financial assistance from Save the Children, and the children are being monitored for malnutrition. Photo credit: Sylvain Cherkaoui/ Cosmos/Save The Children, June 2015. PROTECTION

The world can be a dangerous place – and every child deserves to be protected. Thanks to you, we’re keeping 3.1 million children safe from harms like abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence.

Be inspired by the stories of the most vulnerable among us – and help us reach millions more!

Gillian, two, sits on a log amongst the debris where her village once stood. It was destroyed by typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines in 2013. Many coastal villages were devastated by the storm, and debris blocking roads made access impossible. Save the Children was on the ground expanding operations to deliver life-saving aid and medical care across the Leyte province. Photo credit: Jonathan Hyams/Save the Children, November 2013. EMERGENCY

When crisis strikes, children are most vulnerable. Your support ensures we’re always at the ready to respond to their needs – so their childhoods can continue. Last year, we aided 10 million children in crisis.

Get the facts on our recent emergency responses, here in the U.S. and around the world.






















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