This UNICEF report offers evidence that real progress is being made in the fight against stunted growth – the hidden face of poverty for 165 million children under the age of five. The report shows that accelerated progress is both possible and necessary.
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF
This short animation video, featured in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF PK-2 unit, depicts in cartoon style, how children have the right to access food and nutrition.
This document, utilized in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, explores the story of Mord, an infant who suffered from Malnutrion, prior to a UNICEF-lead intervention.
This document, utilized in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, explores the story of Ifrah, a young girl born in Somalia who recovered from the effects of malnutrition, with the help of her mother and UNICEF.
This video, featured in the Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF unit for grades 3-5, reports on a nutrition program that is proving to be a lifeline for children in Ethiopia's Amhara region.
Almost 800 million people around the world don't have
access to clean, safe water including one third of the people living in Nicaragua's
country side. Until recently 12 year old, Rosie Bell used to get up at the crack
of dawn and walk a mile and a half to fetch water for her family from a creek.
Despite all this effort the water was unclean and dirty. Consuming the unclean
water caused a nearly fatal case of cholera for Rosie's younger
UNICEF has installed a solar powered water pump and filtration system for a new well in this Nicaraguan community. The new well provides pure clean water that is pumped directly into households. Rosie Bell and other kids are now safe from contracting fatal water borne diseases. Rosie Bell no longer has to take the daily long walk and can attend school.
Around the world there are 150 million orphans. 650,000 orphans live in Nepal itself. When you Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF you are helping bring the essentials of life to children who need them the most. Like 13 year old Nirmala an orphan who is taking care of her siblings and dreams of attending school and getting an education.
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.
This document can be sent home with students to help educate parents about how their children can become more involved with UNICEF service opportunities in their communities.
Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF is a powerful way to make a difference in the lives of the world’s children. Today, that mission is as urgent as ever, and the campaign is just as vibrant. Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF remains an inspiration to the young to further the cause of children everywhere. To order boxes or to participate visit trickortreatforunicef.org.