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UNICEF web booklet assignment

by: melanie rapach

-unicef "advocates for the protection of children's rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential" [found on unicef.org]

-unicef was kick started on December 11, 1946 by the United Nations in New York

unicef's background

  • -nearly 895,000 children have been admitted into a formal educational system and almost 370,000 children have been set up into non-formal/informal educational systems
  • -More than 21 million children under the age of 5 have been vaccinated against the polio virus

-Over 1.5 million people have had the chance to receive hygiene kits

-More than 900,000 children and adults participating in child protection have been able to participate in psycho social support programs


unicef's accomplishments

-donate money to unicef, any amount can help

-volunteer your time. unicef can always use people to help

-Go trick or treating and collect money for unicef

-spread the word about unicef! share their mission statement with friends you know

-hold fundraisers to help unicef

how can you get involved with unicef?


my sources