The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

International Projects

Save the Children - Canada

  • Protecting Children Affected by Flooding

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: India | Amount: $10,000 | Funded in 2008/2009

    This project will protect children affected by flooding in the state of Bihar through the provision of child friendly spaces in the camps for internally displaced people, and the launch of public campaigns to prevent secondary separation as people begin returning home from the temporary displacement camps.

    This project was part of $50,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to flooding in the Bihar region of India.

  • Providing Education and Protection to Children

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Colombia | Amount: $10,939 | Funded in 2008/2009

    Providing education and protection to children affected by urban violence in Colombia is part of a three-year CIDA project which addresses the situation of out-of-school children in conflict affected countries. Its goal is to realize the right to quality formal and non-formal education for girls and boys in conflict affected areas in Colombia.

  • Building Local Capacity – Rights-based Approach

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Burkina Faso, Kenya | Amount: $15,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    SCC is Building Local Capacity – Rights-based Approach in two African countries to implement sustainable human development, using a child rights-based approach and Results-Based Management (RBM). SCC will bring in facilitators to train their workers in an intercultural and multi-stakeholder context.

  • Integrated Emergency Health Assistance for Children & Families Affected by Monsoon Floods in Remote

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Pakistan | Amount: $50,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Integrated Emergency Health Assistance for Children & Families Affected by Monsoon Floods in Remote Areas of Swat will provide primary health care services, with a focus on emergency maternal, newborn and child health, to 40,000 families severely affected by flooding.

    This project was part of $200,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to the July 2010 flooding in Pakistan.

  • Providing Emergency Relief to Children & Families Affected by Japan’s Massive Earthquake & Tsu

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Japan | Amount: $100,000 | Funded in 2010/2011

    Providing Emergency Relief to Children & Families Affected by Japan’s Massive Earthquake & Tsunami provides basic non-food items, school-based support and the establishment of child-friendly spaces to children and families in the wake of the Japanese disaster.

    This project was part of $200,000 received from the Government of Manitoba, designated specifically to respond to the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

  • Realize the Right of Marginalized Children to Access a Quality, Relevant Education

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Bolivia | Amount: $14,118 | Funded in 2010/2011

    SCC seeks to Realize the Right of Marginalized Children to Access a Quality, Relevant Education, including indigenous and those with disabilities. The project includes teacher training, distribution of appropriate texts, organization of student councils, and educational exchanges.

  • Cash Grants & Livelihood Asset Protection

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Somalia | Amount: $50,000 | Funded in 2011/2012

    In the face of short and long-term disaster, SCC is seeking to provide Cash Grants & Livelihood Asset Protection to targeted vulnerable households in Somalia by providing cash grants for purchase of food staples, and animal health interventions.

  • Cash Grants, Livelihood Asset Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction in Ishkhufban

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Somalia | Amount: $24,000 | Funded in 2012/2013

    SCC continues to provide food security and livelihood support to vulnerable households in Somalia via cash grants and animal health interventions. Cash Grants, Livelihood Asset Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction in Ishkhufban includes training in disaster risk reduction and implementation of measures to increase community resilience.

  • Children Lead the Way

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Burkina Faso | Amount: $12,504 | Funded in 2012/2013

    Children Lead the Way will promote exclusive breastfeeding for infants (aged 0-6 months) in Burkina Faso to address child morbidity and mortality. Project activities include training for community-health workers to support mothers to practice exclusive breastfeeding, and awareness-raising campaigns to address the cultural barriers against exclusive breastfeeding.

  • Critical Child Protection in Post-Typhoon Haiyan

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Philippines | Amount: $60000 | Funded in 2013-14

    This project aims to provide critical child protection services to children in the cities and municipalities in the province of Leyte, the area most severely hit by Typhoon Haiyan. Approximately 1500 children and 1500 adults (through extended psychosocial support) will be reached through this project.

  • Emergency Protection and Non-Formal Education Opportunities for Syrian Refugee Adolescents and Youth

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Jordan | Amount: $15000 | Funded in 2013-14

    Save the Children work inside Syria and in the neighbouring countries, we are working to meet the enormous humanitarian needs of children, youth and their families. This project will address the immediate and critical needs of a rapidly growing number of young people seeking refuge in the Za’atri Refugee Camp in Jordan. STC will establish Multi-Activity Centres (MACs) to ensure that approximately 3,000 Syrian adolescents and youth refugees will be provided with safe spaces to access learning and recreational activities, informal education and psychosocial support.

  • Ebola Crisis Response Scale-Up

    Fund: Relief and Rehabilitation Fund | Country: Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone | Amount: $55,000 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project aims to pool funds to save lives, alleviate suffering, mitigate impact and increase local capacity to respond effectively and quickly to the Ebola crisis. The project seeks to provide preventive care and treatment to an estimated 20% population reach, within a six month period.

  • Save the Children Lead the Way- Exclusive Breastfeeding in Burkina Faso

    Fund: Development Fund | Country: Burkina Faso | Amount: $19,402 | Funded in 2014-15

    The project aims to reduce morbidity and mortality rates of children by promoting infant nutrition and increasing the rate of exclusive breastfeeding through education, training and advocacy activities targeting 18,000 women. It seeks to create a supportive socio-cultural environment by including family members and community members in awareness building through malnutrition screenings and home visit demonstrations.

  • Supporting Orphaned & Vulnerable Children

    Fund: Theme Fund | Country: Kenya | Amount: $14,916 | Funded in 2014-15

    The Project seeks to increase protection for over 26,000 orphaned and vulnerable children with an even gender split, from HIV/ AIDS. Project activities include psycho-social support for 1,100 children, income generation activities for 120 child-headed households, sensitization on HIV prevention and training of community members, caregivers, local NGOs and communities on child rights and child protection.