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African Children

Concentrate on Africa's Children

Mark Shriver | Posted 08.01.2014 | Impact
Mark Shriver

The economic future of Africa is all about the well-being of children -- and with one in ten of our children dying every day, it would be a terrible missed opportunity for these most vulnerable children and their mothers to not be at the center of the conversation.

It's a Hard Life for Children in Rwanda, But There's Hope in Their Eyes

Harry Leibowitz | Posted 06.10.2014 | Impact
Harry Leibowitz

I was reminded of the plight of these children when my wife and I recently visited Rwanda for the 20th Anniversary Commemoration of the Rwandan genocide.

Children in Mali: The 'Little Ones' Bear the Brunt of Current Conflict

Anna Richardson | Posted 02.13.2013 | College
Anna Richardson

Hundreds of children have been recruited as soldiers or directly injured by the conflict in Mali, but many thousands more will indirectly suffer the effects of war and displacement.

Voluntourism: We Have to Stop Making This About Your Niece

Leila de Bruyne | Posted 09.15.2012 | Good News
Leila de Bruyne

Arriving in the slums of Nairobi, the summer after my first year in college, I was utterly unprepared to be standing face-to-face with absolute, abject poverty.

A Place in Ghana That's Nourishing Kids Back to Life

Amy Graff | Posted 06.27.2012 | Impact
Amy Graff

Princess Marie Louise Hospital is an 86-year-old institution that specifically treats malnourished children and what I saw on my visit with the ONE Campaign today was astonishing.

We Need a Global Fund for Moms

Liya Kebede | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Liya Kebede

Each mother who dies leaves behind a devastated family and weakened community that will eventually, somehow, affect each of us.

Day Of The African Child Marked Around The World

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

By Sue Mbaya and Memory Mushawenyoka NAIROBI--When I was asked recently to reflect on this year's Day of the African Child as a policy advisor and a ...

Madonna, Africa and Child Mortality

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The deaths of African children are all about food, water and cooking stoves. There is usually no public health system in place to address this tragic litany of otherwise very approachable issues.