Irish Aid Partnership
Children in Crossfire and Irish Aid have a long partnership in working together to address the injustices of poverty.
- Improve nutrition, stimulation, care and protection of young children, including those with disabilities
- To build an enabling environment for Early Childhood Development (ECD)
- To support young children with cancer through quality services
Irish Aid is a vital partner in helping us ensure young children in Tanzania can grow, thrive and reach their full potential.
Over the five years, we will have received funding of €2,725,199. We continuously monitor progress to ensure the programme is implemented effectively in order to achieve the improved well-being of all young children we encounter. A full evaluation of the Programme can be accessed here.
Key Impact Results
- The Programme has helped more than 25,000 children in Tanzania towards achieving their potential, intellectually physically and socially
- Children are experiencing better parenting practice at home, eating more nutritious food and accessing higher quality services in their communities
- The Programme has improved nutrition and child protection practice of over 1,600 vulnerable families, strengthened local government capacity and established sustainable structures for monitoring early childhood development
- Nationally there is stronger protection for children, better standards of early childhood education and more awareness on the importance of investing in young children
- The Programme saw over 2500 children with cancer accessing high quality treatment. Over the course of the Programme, we have also seen significant improvements in government provision of drugs, from almost nothing in 2012 to around 60% in 2015
Stories of Progress:
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