19 January 2021

Results for children - 2020

Although 2020 was a year full of challenges, with the help of our donors we continued to make the world a better place for children. We wholeheartedly thank everyone who contributed to our efforts! We made significant investments to support the most vulnerable families, the health system, and the stability of the education system, and we strived…, Together for the youngest children, Thanks to donated breast milk, 182 prematurely born girls and boys were given the opportunity for a better start in life, while the risk of complications associated with premature birth was significantly lowered. The Human Milk Bank was provided with a special vehicle for the distribution and collection of milk, worth HRK 207,000. Sixteen…, Support for children with disabilities, 24 institutions involved in the “Communication for Every Child” programme were provided with assistive technology, IT equipment and a hundred tablet computers, with total value close to HRK 600,000. 310 experts from 106 organisations, including health care and social welfare institutions, kindergartens and civil society organisations and 19…, Pandemic and earthquakes crisis response, Medical and protection equipment, as well as hygiene supplies, were provided. Total value is HRK 3,687,000. A hundred tablet computers worth HRK 120,000 were provided to children from socially disadvantaged families to enable them to take part in distance learning. 500 SIM cards with 22GB of internet traffic were provided for children without…, Solidarity with children across the world, As many as 55,222 children and youth from 202 towns and villages throughout Croatia participated in our “School for Africa” programme, implemented with a strong volunteer engagement of 3,298 coordinators. Peer-support and citizens’ donations ensured HRK 303,906 for the education of girls and boys in Madagascar. Yemen is a country where nearly all…, Family support, We continued to invest in the training of new facilitators of the parenting support programme "Growing up Together". The workshops, delivered in many kindergartens and family centres, can be attended free of charge, and thousands of parents found them useful. A total of HRK 471,789 was invested in the programme. As a result of our investments in…, Justice system which meets the needs of children and youth, All 96 state attorneys for juveniles and 20 non-legal professionals working with children and youth in conflict with the law attended UNICEF’s training for the first time, with a view to enhancing their understanding of children and youth and their needs. The “Unbroken Ties” programme was closed, after seven criminal authorities were equipped with…, The voices of children and youth, As part of the “ZABUM Programme for the future of youth“ 414 young people attended a skills development training programme aimed at fostering entrepreneurial and team spirit and innovation through problem-solving in local communities. Ten best teams were awarded HRK 15,000 to implement their ideas with mentors' support. The first online hackathon…