Garnier Whole Blends And Mandy Moore Help Raise Funds Towards UNICEF’s Education Programs For Children Living In Emergency Situations

Garnier recently announced its third year in partnership with UNICEF, continuing a commitment to support education programs for children who are living in emergency situations caused by conflict and natural disasters. On November 4, Garnier Whole Blends invited the social community to comment a blue heart emoji on the @GarnierUSA Instagram post featuring the Whole Blends UNICEF Holiday Kit from 10:00 AM EST to 10:00 PM EST.  For each blue heart, the brand donated one dollar to UNICEF USA, up to $10,000; one dollar helps UNICEF to educate one child…

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Batonga Foundation, TOMS and UNICEF partner to give girls in Benin new shoes

More than 67,000 girls between the ages of 6 and 17 years old from across Benin have this week received new shoes as part of a partnership with Batonga Foundation, TOMS and UNICEF. Founder of Batonga Foundation and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Angélique Kidjo has concluded a visit to her native Benin where she met some of the girls who received the shoes. During her visit, Angelique spoke with girls at the Parakou Mathieu Bouké school and delivered an empowering speech on the right to education to more than 300 students.…

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UNICEF and the Islamic Development Bank launch first global Muslim philanthropy fund for children

UNICEF and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have launched an innovative fund that will open new opportunities for Muslim philanthropy to reach the millions of children currently in need of humanitarian support and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).   The Global Muslim Philanthropy Fund for Children (GMPFC) is the first fund focused on Muslim giving to be launched by a United Nations organization together with a Multilateral Development Bank (MDB). The fund will enable multiple forms of Muslim philanthropy, including obligatory giving such as Zakat and voluntary giving…

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UNICEF launches Cryptocurrency Fund

UNICEF will now be able to receive, hold and disburse donations of cryptocurrencies ether and bitcoin, through its newly-established UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund. In a first for United Nations organizations, UNICEF will use cryptocurrencies to fund open source technology benefiting children and young people around the world.  Under the structure of the UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund, contributions will be held in their cryptocurrency of contribution, and granted out in the same cryptocurrency.      “This is a new and exciting venture for UNICEF,” said Henrietta Fore, UNICEF Executive Director. “If digital economies and currencies…

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Pandora and UNICEF launch new partnership to empower and educate children and young people

Pandora and UNICEF have announced a new global partnership to support the world’s most vulnerable children to lead healthier and safer lives and fulfil their potential. The three-year partnership between the international jewelry retailer and the United Nations Children’s Fund will also fund life skills training, with a focus on programs that support female empowerment. Every day, girls are vulnerable to losing out on their education due to poverty, cultural practices and poor infrastructure. Violence and conflict also play a part in preventing girls from getting an education. Girls’ education…

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