Unilever - Lifebuoy, Domestos and Dove
Improving the lives of children and communities across India.
Lifebuoy and Domestos
Improving practices for handwashing with soap through schools
Launched in 2019, UNICEF’s partnership with Unilever brands Lifebuoy and Domestos aims to drive transformational change for children in schools.
This landmark relationship draws on joint resources of Unilever’s communication expertise and UNICEF’s ability to work at scale with 14 state governments.
This programme this partnership will reach150,000 schools with messages promoting handwashing with soap and operational maintenance of the toilets. It also aims to improve the 150,000 schools rating in the Swachh Vidyalaya Puraskar (Instituted by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India to recognize, inspire and celebrate excellence in sanitation and hygiene practice in Schools.)
Unilever - Domestos
Support roll out of the National Sanitation campaign in India
UNICEF’s partnership through UNICEF UK with Unilever’ brand Domestos has aimed to drive transformational change for communities and children in India.
Between 2018- 2020, Domestos and UNIICEF will have helped 10 million new users of safely managed sanitation in 13 Indian states. The main aim is to strengthen the capacity of the government and partners to roll-out the national sanitation.
It will also strengthen and sustain UNICEF’s support to the Government of India as lead technical partner of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM).
The partnership is helping build healthy and strong societies which is critical to helping create a sustainable future.
Unilever - Dove
Improving body image and self confidence in young people
Launched in Davos 2019 as part of Unilever’s commitment globally to Generation Unlimited, UN’s agenda for young people. The three-year partnership between Unilever brand Dove and UNICEF will help 6.25 million children in India gain better self-esteem and body confidence by 2022. Improving body image and self confidence in young people
This will happen through trainings of 125,000 teachers across eight Indian states with a specially curated content with inputs from Dove, University of West England and UNICEF.
The partnership focus will be on body image and self-confidence for children in Grades 6,7 and 8 and will link to life skills training for young people as well.
Similar work is also being piloted in Brazil and Indonesia as part of the global partnership.