Charity Stories that Inspire

As the world’s leading expert on childhood, Save the Children works in more than 100 countries, including the United States. When crisis strikes and children are most vulnerable, we are always among the first to respond and the last to leave.

Here are the stories from our teams on the ground, the communities we serve and the children whose futures are brighter—all because of your commitment to our shared cause.

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Two young children stand together near a school playground in Tennessee and smile widely

Tips for Talking with Children About Racism and Social Justice

A young boy sits on the floor of a concrete room in Yemen.

What’s Life Like for Children Growing Up in Conflict in Yemen?

 

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Ethiopia's Tigray Region: Here's What You Need to Know

Ethiopia is facing many challenges, including a hunger crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic. The crisis in Ethiopia's Tigray region, which began in early November, could create a nightmare scenario for Africa's second-most populated country.
 
A boy with his back to the camera standing in a dirt road.

Gender-Based Violence Creates an Unequal World for Children

Every girl and boy deserves to grow up free from harm. Yet gender-based violence continues, effectively ending their childhoods and risking their futures.
 
A 14-year old girl who is attending school virtually in Syria smiles widely as she rests against a wall.

Distance Learning Makes All the Difference for One Syrian Refugee

After nine years of conflict in Syria, 14-year old Samira* has spent more than half of her childhood surrounded by war.

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A girl with a bandage over her eye looks into the camera.

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