International IKEA Soft Toys for Education campaign raises $16.2 Million* (€12.4 Million) for UNICEF and Save the Children

26 Jan 2012 child rights education

‘Enhanced Online News’ reports that IKEA customers and co-workers have partnered with the IKEA Foundation on a $16.2 million (€12.4) gift for UNICEF and Save the Children projects to help realise every child’s right to a quality education. Save the Children’s equal share will support education for children in some of the most marginalized groups in Asia and Eastern Europe (Lithuania and Romania). The donations will help UNICEF and Save the Children train teachers in child-friendly teaching methods, supply educational materials, rebuild schools and increase school attendance rates.

Source : Enhanced Online News

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