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Three Reasons To Donate To Save The Children
- Help make the world a better place for children. Children are innocent and it is an unspeakable horror when they are subjected to the atrocities of war or have to deal with the effects of a natural disaster. There is no one to speak for the rights of children and this is where Save the Children come in. You could help with a donation of as small as £5, which would make the world of difference.
- A charity gift is unique. You could opt to make a donation in the name of a friend or loved one and we guarantee you they will be really happy that they were the reason behind a charitable donation. There is no better feeling than knowing you did something good for someone else.
- Every penny counts. Save the Children raises most of its funding from individual donors and this means it is really important that the general public contribute. The organisation is doing really important work helping children who live in areas that are stricken by conflict. Even a small donation will go towards helping the Save the Children do the important work that it does.
About Save The Children
The Save the Children Fund which is better known simply as Save the Children is a global non-governmental organisation which as its name suggests seeks to promote the rights of children. The agency provides disaster relief and developmental aid which helps support children living in developing countries. Save the Children was established in the UK in 1919 with the goal of improving the lives of children through better health care, education and economic opportunities. The agency also delivers emergency aid whenever there is a natural disasters or the outbreak of war.
Enforcing the rights of children
Aside from operating in the UK there are a further 29 other national Save the Children organisations operating around the world that form the membership of Save the Children International. The International version is a global network of non-profit organisations that work towards supporting local partners in more than 120 countries worldwide. Save the Children seeks to influence policy so that young people are afforded more rights and in particular it attempts to ensure the UN Declaration of the Rights of the Child are enforced. Members of the global alliance coordinate their responses to emergency situations with the main goal being to protect children from the effects of war and violence. In 2012 Save the Children touched the lives of 125 million children globally and had a direct impact on 45 million children.