Save the Children creates lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world.
Our mission is to create lasting, positive change in the lives of children in need. With your support, Save the Children will ensure that children in need grow up safe, educated and healthy, and better able to attain their rights. Our vision is a world in which every child is ensured the right to survival, protection, development and participation. We provide a wide range of programs, including: * Training new mothers with prenatal care * Supplying life-saving immunizations for young children * Building schools in developing countries * Improving literacy and nutrition for children living in rural poverty in the U.S. About our programs: - Programs help women entrepreneurs in developing countries. - Education embodies the promise of a better life for children. - We respond to emergencies that put child survival at greatest risk. - Programs enhance the protection of vulnerable children. - With local, int. NGO's and donors, we address health needs of children. - We address causes of food insecurity, as it targets the vulnerable. - Literacy and nutrition improves academic performance and health. Source: www.savethechildren.org