Click images to enlargeA dollar doesn’t stretch the way it used to, but in Somalia, with the help of UNICEF, a dollar will now buy schoolbooks for two children for a full year, and an education that will last a lifetime.
A dollar doesn’t stretch the way it used to, but in Somalia, with the help of UNICEF, a dollar will now buy schoolbooks for two children for a full year… and an education that will last a lifetime.
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Our ability to muster so much from so little is what makes us unique. It’s because we make governments listen and take action, we bring non-governmental organisations (NGOs) together, and we help communities mobilise and individuals act. Through our partners in the field, we deliver essential services to children around the world.
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The leverage effect in action...In the field, your dollar is transformed into a girl’s education, or an immunization programme for a child and his family, or the materials needed to build a new school or hospital.
In Somalia, with less than a dollar, UNICEF produced fantastic schoolbooks for two children for a full year – and an education that lasts a lifetime.
In Ghana, UNICEF helped get life-saving vaccines to hard-to-reach children – like two-year-old Ikma, who lives in a remote island community.
In Peru, UNICEF money allowed Rafael Pillco to set new standards of health for infants in his Quechua village – impressing other locals to take action.
In Bangladesh, we created Meena – a cartoon character who has become a nationwide phenomenon, championing girls’ education, equality and rights throughout the country. From government ministries down to ground level, UNICEF’s Meena is making a difference.
In China, a UNICEF training programme for Buddhist monks set up in a south-west province is raising awareness about HIV/AIDS, changing behaviours, and lowering HIV infection rates.
In the Russian Federation, a modest UNICEF investment has helped children living in orphanages.
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