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WHY I SHOULD CARE

  • 13,40,000 children below 5 die in a year, that is 3671 under 5 child deaths per day
  • Nearly half of all child deaths under 5 in India are attributed to undernutrition
  • 1 in every 11 children in India is working, when they should be at school
  • More than half (56%) of the under 5 deaths occur within the first 28 days of life, we work to prevent these lives
  • India accounts for more than 3 out of 10 stunted children in the world
  • 47% of the women in India are married when they are a child (before the age of 18), and 30% bear a child when they are a child (adolescent mothers)
  • 17.7 million children and adolescents are out of school in India, this is 14% of world's population of children out of school
  • 20% of grade 2 children in India cannot recognize numbers 1-9; 53% of children drop out of school at elementary level
  • 49.5% of grade 5 children cannot do subtraction and 55% of grade 8 children cannot solve 3 digits by 1 digit division problem; 51.09% of grade 5 children cannot read grade 2 English and 25.4% children of grade 8 cannot read grade 2 text

IMPACT CREATED LAST YEAR

*data from January 01 2015 to December 31 2015

AN ORGANISATION YOU CAN TRUST

Relentless work for children and humanity since 1919

Organisation behind what we call today the UNCRC

Number of Countries we are present in 120

If there’s one organisation through which Indians can choose to commit to give their country a better future through children and also give children, our future, their right to a childhood they can cherish and an adulthood that Indians deserve, it is Save the Children.

Save the Children works to build a world where every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation