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Mithali Raj teams up with Team India as the Goodwill Ambassador for Street Child Cricket World Cup

Mithali Raj teams up with Team India as the Goodwill Ambassador for Street Child Cricket World Cup

Indian cricketer and the captain of the Indian women's cricket team,Mithali Raj, has been named as Goodwill Ambassadorof the Team India at the Street Child Cricket World Cup. She joins alongside Saurav Ganguly and Rajasthan Royals in supporting the Indian Team as they gear up for the final match at Lords, just ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup in May this year.Earlier, PTC India Financial Services Ltd also announced their support for the team to create national and international visibility of Children in Street Situation.

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Our flagship programme ‘Stop Diarrhoea Initiative’ successfully completes its implementation

Our flagship programme ‘Stop Diarrhoea Initiative’ successfully completes its implementation

Save the Children’s flagship programme ‘Stop Diarrhoea Initiative’ has successfully completed its implementation across India. To share the 4 years of experiences, implementation processes, key interventions and learnings, a National level dissemination was organized in New Delhi last month. The workshop was well attended with participation from key officials from Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, officials from State Governments, Development Sector partners and implementing partners of the SDI project. The project has successfully resulted in 62 percent reduction in diarrhoeal prevalence in project intervention areas against 41 percent in the control areas.
 

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PTC India Financial Services partners with Save the Children to support Team India North for Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019

PTC India Financial Services partners with Save the Children to support Team India North for Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019

PTC India Financial Services Ltd. (PFS) has agreed to be the Sponsor of Team India North for the Street Child Cricket World Cup 2019 (SCCWC 2019), being held in May 2019, ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup. SCCWC 2019 is the first ever Cricket World Cup for street-connected children and India is set to send two teams, with a gender equal Team India North put together by Save the Children and The HOPE Foundation.

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General Elections 2019: Children Demand for a Child-friendly Government

General Elections 2019: Children Demand for a Child-friendly Government

2019 is the year when India holds its General Elections to elect a new Central Government for the next five years. It is our fervent hope that while preparing their respective election manifestos, political parties will heed Mahatma Gandhi’s words on learning from children: “Children are inheritors of the consequences of our actions and omissions today.

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Statement of Intent with NITI Aayog

Statement of Intent with NITI Aayog

Save the Children India has signed a SoI (Statement of Intent) with NITI Aayog on March 29th to contribute towards aspirational districts across three states (Bihar, Jharkhand, and Odisha) to improve indicators on early childhood care and education and health & nutrition. The SoI was signed by NITI Aayog’s DDG (Eval.) Rakesh Ranjan, and Save the Children’s CEO Bidisha Pillai in the presence of NITI Aayog’s CEO Shri Amitabh Kant.
 
The partnership is of two years. We believe that with this collaboration we will be able to reach the last mile in the selected aspirational districts with a focus on early and right start that children need for better outcomes on health and education indicators that are under monitoring at the District level.

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