Helping 134 Million Children in 120 Countries

In the U.S. and around the world, Save the Children does whatever it takes — every day and in times of crisis — to ensure children grow up healthy, learning and safe. Learn about the places we work, the challenges children face and the results we achieve, thanks to supporters like you.

Explore Our Programs Around the World

The United States of America

Across the United States, more than 14 million children, or 1 in 5, grow up in poverty. When you focus on children in rural America, that number jumps to 1 in 4. Through our education, protection and emergency programs, we reached 160 thousand kids in 2017 alone.

U.S. Country Page, Advocacy, Education, Emergency, Protection.


Through our health and nutrition programs, education and emergency relief, Save the Children is transforming the lives of Africa's children. We helped more than 24 million African children in 2017.

Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


For more than 30 years, Save the Children has been on the ground in Asia helping children — every day, and in times of crisis. In 2017, we helped 18.5 million children in need.

Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam.

Greater Middle East and Eurasia Region

In 2017, we helped more than 3 million children in Syria and surrounding countries, providing primary health care, nutrition, education and psychosocial services to child refugees and their families.

Afghanistan, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, LebanonPakistan, Syria, Yemen.

Latin America and the Caribbean

From Haiti to Ecuador, we work to save lives every day, ensuring children are protected, healthy and able to learn. In 2017, we reached 9.7 million children in need.

Bolivia, ColombiaDominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, NicaraguaVenezuela.


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