Back to School: Things to be Grateful For

Getting a Guardian Bond

The first term back at school is a memorable rite of passage for many – the crispness of the autumn air as you walk towards the school gates, a reunion with friends and the excitement of starting a new year. If children are feeling daunted about the return to school, or protesting at having to attend each day, it’s worth remembering that there are many things to be grateful for- and many children around the world wish they could go to school but don’t have the opportunity. [Read more...]

Make Global Poverty History: One.org – The ONE Campaign

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Poverty Hurts Children The Most

“Every year, 10 million children die before their fifth birthday, nearly all of them from preventable causes.” one.org

That’s approximately 30,000 children dying globally per day, from simple things such as: lack of food, clean drinking water, common medications and vaccines.UNICEF

With an estimated 2.2 billion children in the world, 1 billion of them live below the poverty line. UNICEF

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