Save the Children is calling on the world’s richest nations to reaffirm and meet the commitments they made more than 40 years ago to provide 0.7% of their gross national income to official development assistance (ODA).
Ethiopian girls meet the Deputy President of Amhara region. Save the Children organised a meeting of 10 girls with Binalf Andualem, Deputy President of the Amhara Region on June 16, 2015.
The POTENTIAL (Promoting Opportunities through Training, Education, Transition Investment and Livelihoods) program kick-off meeting was held at Eglantyne Jebb Guest House on May 15th, 2015.
ENGINE participated in a one day conference themed ‘Together For Nutrition 2015’, which was organized by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
Save the Children put the spotlight on child marriage at the African Union summit in South Africa to accelerate our collective efforts to end child marriage in Africa. Child marriage is a major cause of newborn and maternal mortality. Read the story of Ayelech who lives in a remote village in the Amhara region and find out more about how we are working with partners to help children fulfill their dream and prevent children from becoming mothers.
Kalkidan, 16, is a student in eighth grade at Wosha Full Cycle Elementary School in Wondogenet district of the SNNPRs, Ethiopia. Kalikidan is a member of the school Health and Nutrition Club. This is a small group of students who work together to deliver tailored educational messages on health and nutrition to their fellow students through drama, songs and practical cooking lessons. The club members received training on homestead gardening and how to disseminate key messages on health and nutrition, that gave them the necessary skills to facilitate educational sessions to their peers.