Helping 185 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
In the U.S., nearly 1 in 4 children live in poverty. Through our health, education and protection work, plus emergency response, we're helping more than 250,000 American children beat the odds stacked against them.
Through our maternal and child health and nutrition programs, education and emergency relief, Save the Children is transforming the lives of Africa's children. We helped nearly 46 million African children in 2015 alone.
Burkina Faso, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.
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 2015, we directly helped more than 39 million children in need.
In 2014, we helped more than 10 million children in the region, including a massive response to help Syrian refugee children.
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