19 December 2022

Sachin Tendulkar

Fondly called the “God of Cricket” or “Master Blaster,” Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest sportspersons of all time. Whether on or off the pitch, he has always been a bold and passionate advocate for children's rights.  Sachin was appointed as the first UNICEF Regional Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia in 2013. Since then, he has been…, Field Missions, Glimpses of Sachin's visits to countries in South Asia, Bhutan, In 2018, Sachin Tendulkar visited Bhutan to support UNICEF’s Hand Washing Initiative. While in the country, he met with Bhutan's national cricket team, school children and the then Interim Prime Minister of Bhutan, Dasho Tshering Wangchuk.  The only thing better than playing cricket, is playing cricket in the mountains.. Enjoyed being back on the…, India, Sachin Tendulkar led the Swachh Bharat campaign for UNICEF in India. The campaign cut across urban and rural communities, class, gender, age and religion to encourage everyone in India to use proper toilets. Sachin Tendulkar UNICEF/UN030080/Matta In 2016, India's Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, in association with UNICEF, organized an…, Nepal, In 2019, Sachin Tendulkar visited Nepal to support UNICEF Nepal's 'Bat for Brain Development' campaign. During his visit, he visited UNICEF program sites and also played cricket with the women’s cricket team. Sachin Tendulkar Nepali Sansar At the event marking the 30th anniversary of the ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child,…, Sri Lanka, In 2023, Sachin Tendulkar met with children and parents impacted by the COVID-pandemic and the 2022 economic crisis. He helped serve nutritious food to children at a pre-school and joined a cricket game with the senior school girls and boys.  >> Learn more in the press release “It amazes me how hopeful and resilient children and families in…, Videos,   Maria and Anshu, who fought against all odds to pursue their love for football, share their stories of struggles, success and perseverance with Sachin.    Washing hands often for at least 20 seconds is one of the best ways to protect children from life-threatening diseases. Sachin Tendulkar shows how it’s done correctly!      "There are so many…, Social Media, An important message from UNICEF on World Immunization Week. Parents must ensure vaccination as prescribed by government & public health bodies to ensure a healthy tomorrow for children. #LongLifeForAll https://t.co/p4GDwCny0G — Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 26, 2022 Thank you, @sachin_rt , for your years of support and partnership for…, Blogs