This Syrian girl lost her leg, her friends and her childhood. Now she’s moving forward and kicking goals - literally.
The comments on this video said it all:
- "What a beautiful soul. We can all learn so much from that amazing young girl."
- "This child gives me hope, her smile warms my heart and inspires me to happiness."
- "If things can be finally placed in the excellent hands of wonderful young people like Saja their country will see a bright future.
Saja shows us that Syrian children are not giving up. They have a right a learn and live out their dreams. That's why UNICEF is working in Syria to enrol 2.8 million children in education this year. School will give them a safe space to cope and recover today, and the skills they'll need to rebuild their communities in the years ahead. Find out how you can help
One story. Two refugees. 70 years apart.
Ahmed and Harry are worlds apart, separated by borders and cultures and generations of history. But as they tell their stories side-by-side, something becomes powerfully clear. They share one childhood.
Audrey Hepburn shares the very personal reason she became a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
"I can testify to what UNICEF means to children, because I was among those who received food and medical relief right after World War II," said Audrey Hepburn when she was appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 1989.
Hepburn was determined to witness the struggles of children living in poverty and crisis. She travelled to more than 20 countries, reported back to international media and inspired thousands of people to take action.