Thursday 18 June 2020




Dar es Salaam,

Mary is a young girl aged 14, a form two student living in Dar es Salaam. 

Wednesday 8 April 2020

Alarm grows in Africa as continent records its 10,000th case of COVID-19

Some of the most vulnerable children and their families across Africa who depend on the informal economy for their livelihoods are and will increasingly be impacted by measures designed to stop the spread of COVID-19, Save the Children is warning, as the number of people on the continent infected with COVID-19 reached 10,000 yesterday.

Thursday 26 March 2020

Improving Access to Primary Education for Children in Refugee Camps: Sylvana Story





Sylvana, 13, is a Burundian girl currently living with her parents and younger brother in Nyarugusu refugee camp in Tanzania. “When I was in Burundi. I would see other children go to school while I had to stay at home because my father could not afford to buy me a pair of shoes. Despite all the challenges I wanted to go to school.” Sylvana narrates.

Thursday 26 March 2020

Urgent support needed as Covid-19 cases in Africa increase by more than 500 percent in one week, warns Save the Children

 As the number of Covid-19 cases across the African continent rose dramatically this week, health systems that serve some of the most vulnerable and marginalised children and families in the world will come under ever-increasing strain, warns Save the Children.

Thursday 26 March 2020

Coronavirus (Covid-19) is a devastating blow to children in poverty

By Luke Harman, Senior Social Protection Adviser and Yolande Wright, Global Director Poverty Reduction, Climate Resilience, Gender Equality and Inclusion, Save the Children, on behalf of the Global Coalition to End Child Poverty