Children's lives and futures are on the line. The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 86 million more children into poverty by the end of 2020 - with the poorest potentially facing levels of deprivation not seen in decades.
Save the Children is seizing this critical moment to avert a looming catastrophe for those least able to cope in a world upended by COVID-19. With your support, we are acting quickly to prevent, mitigate and respond to the devastating impact of the pandemic. Our global experts are working nonstop to reach girls and boys at risk of losing their caregivers to the virus; adolescent girls who may be forced into early marriage; children being lured into labor markets to make ends meet, and the millions of students now out of school and at real risk of never returning.
Save the Children colleagues from around the world led a series of discussions about the implications of COVID-19 for their communities and how, together, we aim to make sure this generation of children can achieve their potential.
Learning Must Go On!
Learn about steps we're taking to make sure education continues for out-of-school kids around the world.
The RACE Against Time: Rapid Action to Combat COVID-19's Effects
Our health and humanitarian heroes provided an inside perspective of the strain COVID-19 places on health systems, and how we're racing to prevent children from dying from hunger and preventable diseases and preparing communities to be the first line of defense against virus transmission.
Keeping Children Safe in Their Homes & Communities
Take a deep dive into our effort to reverse a dramatic increase in violence, especially gender based violence against children.
Getting Kids Back to School in the U.S.
After several months missing school - and the learning, routines and school meals they depend on - America's vulnerable children will need us more than ever.
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