To help the good go further, Save the Children collaborates with government, NGO, and corporate partners. Learn more about Save the Children's partners and how we are working together to improve the health of mothers and children around the world.
USAID programs in global health represent the commitment and determination of the United States Government to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families in the developing world. USAID's commitment to improving global health includes confronting global health challenges through improving the quality, availability, and use of essential health services. Save the Children partners with USAID to build local capacity and strengthen health systems to care for children and their families. For more information, go to http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/global_health/mch/.
The PepsiCo Foundation
The PepsiCo Foundation is generously providing a three-year, $5 million grant to Save the Children to help ensure the survival and well-being of children living in rural India and Bangladesh, which together are home to 40 percent of the world's malnourished children. With support from the PepsiCo Foundation, Save the Children will work towards decreasing newborn and child mortality and child malnutrition in these countries. Save the Children is working with community health educators to provide thousands of families, who are among these countries' poorest, with important information about health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene. The combined global resources of the PepsiCo Foundation and Save the Children will help make a profound difference in the lives of 650,000 children under the age of five, along with mothers and pregnant and lactating women in these two countries. For more information go to http://www.pepsico.com/Purpose/PepsiCo-Foundation.html.
Kraft Foods Foundation is partnering with Save the Children to help Filipino and Indonesian families suffering from malnutrition. The three-year, $3 million grant will support community-based programs that increase access to food, while improving nutrition education. Families will learn the skills and knowledge to make healthier food choices, improve hygiene and better care for the most vulnerable, children under five. The program will reach more than 180,000 children and families in geographies where the prevalence of malnutrition has been made even more acute by the global hunger crisis. For more information go to http://www.kraftfoodscompany.com.
As part of its Shared Planet initiative Starbucks has partnered with Save the Children to positively benefit children and families in coffee growing communities, an important element of Starbucks' responsible sourcing approach. In Indonesia's Aceh province we are working to assist 40 villages with improved healthcare programs that focus on the needs of pregnant women and young children as well as access to early childhood development programs for children under the age of 5. To learn more about the Shared Planet initiative go to http://www.starbucks.com.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Save the Children partners with The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation on a number of maternal, newborn and child health programs and initiatives. To learn more, visit http://www.gatesfoundation.org
The Frontline Health Worker Coalition
The Frontline Health Workers Coalition is a new and diverse coalition urging greater and more strategic US investment in frontline health workers in the developing world as the most cost-effective and immediate way to save lives, accelerate progress on the health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and improve global health. http://www.frontlinehealthworkers.org
The GAVI Alliance
The GAVI Alliance is committed to saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing access to immunization in poor countries around the world. Save the Children collaborates with GAVI to encourage governments and donors to expand vaccination programs and introduce new vaccines to save the lives of millions of children. For more information on GAVI go to http://www.gavialliance.org/
ONE is a grassroots campaign and advocacy organization backed by more than 2 million people who are committed to the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa. ONE and Save the Children have worked in close partnership over the years to increase awareness and support to improve the health of mothers and children around the world. For more information about ONE, go to http://one.org/us.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
AWHONN is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the health of women and newborns. AWHONN’s 24,000 members are staff nurses, nurse practitioners, nursing school faculty, certified nurse-midwives, and nurse executives who work in hospitals, independent practices, universities, and community clinics throughout the United States. Visit AWHONN on Facebook or our website: www.awhonn.org