Save the Children is a strong, recognised voice for children’s rights in Nigeria. We focus on health, nutrition, education, livelihoods and child protection. We work closely with partners to develop sustainable, replicable programmes which help children to reach their full potential.
Children are more likely to be healthy and educated when their families are not worried about where the next meal will come from. But in many rural areas, families need support to grow or buy the variety of foods needed for their children to thrive. To effectively fight child hunger and improve children's wellbeing, nutritious food must be made available to families, and families must have the means to buy it.
We work to improve the health and nutrition of mothers, newborn babies and children, with special attention to poor and vulnerable communities. Through our campaigns, we advocate for a wide variety issues that affect children, such as immunisation and breast feeding. To advance learning, we support education programmes for children in the classroom and at home. And we work with families affected by natural disasters and conflict.