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The many faces of global health

Health and wellness looks different in every country and on every continent. What some may regard as a right in one country, is inaccessible or scarce in another. Global health represents the environments that affect physical, social and mental well-being for all humans.



Maha enjoys reading books from the Camel Library, which brings books to children in Ethiopia who are out of school due to the pandemic. Like 26 million other children in Ethiopia, Mahadiya (Maha) is out of school because of the coronavirus lockdown. Maha is worried about her family, who has lost income due to the […]

SAVE THE CHILDREN: Ibrahim , 14 , Venezuela

Ibrahim (14) smiles in his teacher's office

Ibrahim loves all things technology and hopes to be a mechanical engineer when he grows up. He doesn’t like homework but enjoys studying – in fact, his father is a teacher at the school he attends in Venezuela, which Save the Children supports in coordination with a local partner. Since the start of the pandemic, […]

Closing the distance-learning gap with Save the Children

People unload boxes of books from a camel's back in a desert as part of a mobile library.

This time of the year, we are used to seeing back-to-school commercials and kids gearing up for the year ahead. Of course, this year looks different than any other due to the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused and the subsequent pivot to distance or hybrid learning. Facilitating isolated learning has been difficult for […]

SAVE THE CHILDREN: Maya*, 11 years old

Maya’s* story through a translator “I love school because I learn manners, culture and respect. I learn everything.” “Finish your studies because it is so beneficial. It teaches you culture, manners, reading and writing. “My favourite subject is Arabic. Our house is close to the school, so it takes me five minutes to arrive here. […]

100 Years of Change

Girl holding a chalkboard in a classroom.

Let’s be honest. Most of us won’t celebrate our 100th birthday. Luckily, for the world and the 1 billion children whose lives have been changed for the better, Global Impact’s charity partner Save the Children is celebrating their centennial this year! Save the Children began in 1919 with a campaign to save suffering children across […]

Beyond the classroom: education and the cycle of poverty

children in a line - Save the Children

By now, it is no secret that education is considered a key component to resolve the poverty crisis that afflicts communities in many developing countries. In 2017, UNESCO published a startling statistic: Poverty rates could be cut in half if all adults completed secondary education. Nearly 10% of all children around the world, an estimated […]

SAVE THE CHILDREN: Maya, 11 yrs old, loves going to school

Maya, 11 yrs old, loves going to school

Maya, 11 yrs old from Sa’ada, lives next to her school. Maya loves going to school, she is the top student. The main challenge she faces is that there’s no female teacher in her village. She wants to become a teacher so that she could encourage the girls to continue their education and and to […]