© UNICEF/UNI157444/Kiron
© UNICEF/UNI157444/Kiron

Gifts of Health

  • Many of the 384 children who die from measles every day can be saved by a safe, effective and affordable vaccine. A supply of measles vaccines secures the future of at-risk children.

  • A kit containing packets of food and micronutrient powder helps feed hungry families and treat child malnutrition.
  • A pack with sports equipment and skipping ropes is enough to fuel imaginations, teach teamwork and help children heal from trauma.
  • When girls don’t have access to sanitary products, they miss out on school and other opportunities. This set of reusable, washable sanitary pads will give 5 girls comfort and dignity so they can keep learning.  

  • The fact that tetanus kills 1 baby every 21 minutes makes this gift a necessity. A case of tetanus vaccines will protect mothers, who then pass on their immunity to their babies.
  • Every 2 minutes, a child under 5 dies of malaria. Distributing bed nets helps protect and save lives. Insecticide-treated bed nets are a simple and effective way to stop hundreds of daily malaria deaths.
  • In the chaos of disasters and conflict, many children get separated from their loved ones. Support a child with their reintegration back into their family and community, after being released from an armed group, by providing them with a hygiene and clothing package.

  • With the right nutrients early in life, a child’s brain and body are able to grow to their full potential. A stock of food, therapeutic milk and oral rehydration salts helps save malnourished children.

  • This gift will empower 3 girls to be better parents, professionals and leaders within their communities, by giving them each the self-confidence they need through an education and a reusable sanitary kit. 

  • Girls deserve an education – and to have fun! This bundle will send 80 girls to school, provide 200 girls with reusable, washable sanitary pads so they don’t miss out on school and other opportunities, and give 280 children sports equipment, pencils and exercise books to sharpen bodies and minds.