UNICEF in action
PLEASE DONATE Lucy Meyer, who has cerebral palsy, is an advocate for children with disabilities. She is also a five-time Special Olympics gold medalist in swimming. Having recently graduated from high...
Early diagnosis is crucial for the 3 million children living with AIDS worldwide, yet only 51 percent of infants born to mothers living with HIV are tested in the first two months of life.
Last year, UNICEF direct support helped nearly 19 million people gain access to safe drinking water and 10.8 million with basic sanitation.
UNICEF and partners are working in more than 100 countries to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities, and to teach children that handwashing can be the difference between life and death.