The southern African nation of Swaziland has the world’s highest rate of HIV infection, and nearly half of its children are orphans or living in otherwise vulnerable circumstances. An innovative UNICEF-supported program is caring for these children at nearly 1,500 community-based centers known as Neighborhood Care Points.
Learn about HIV/AIDS orphans who now live with their grandmother, and who receive support from the government in order to maintain their livelihood.
Watch a video about secondary school children in Georgia who participated in a UNICEF program aimed to reduce disaster risk in an area that recently suffered from severe flooding.
In rural Ghana, children often struggle to get an education, with girls missing out far more frequently than boys of a similar age. But 12-year-old Elizabeth Napari, through her family's sacrifice, is taking advantage of changing attitudes.
Child-Friendly Schools are making a big difference for children in Cambodia: parents are more engaged, attendance is increasing, and lessons are fun. Improved education is not only helping the country heal its troubled past, but is also creating a possible path out of poverty for many thousands of families.
Listen in as eleven-year olds Angela and Marilena and their teacher Ms. Ferudes discuss their involvement in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF Campaign and why they believe it is important for children in the United States to give back to other kids around the world.
UNICEF correspondent Anja Baron reports on child-friendly schools supported by UNICEF in Yemen.
Learn about a UNICEF-supported initiative to provide primary school textbooks in Braille to students living in Zimbabwe.
Filmed in rural Nicaragua, this video chronicles the lives of David Zamora Munoz and his brother Francisco in their community and school, a Child Friendly School. David, Francisco and their parents highlight the importance of the school, while the principal and teachers emphasize the unique elements of a Child Friendly School, such as its emphasis on inclusive education, gender equality, and sanitation. The Flowing River is in Spanish with English subtitles and is approximately 24 minutes in length.