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We believe that all children deserve the right to a quality education. That’s why we’re happy to announce our partnership with Reach for Change!

Thousands of vulnerable children in Ethiopia will enjoy better health, do better at school, and be protected from trafficking and abuse, thanks to Reach for Change's support.

Photo credit: Reach for Change
We believe that all children deserve the right to a quality education
IKEA Foundation
IKEA Foundation
05/23/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
What can design do to fight climate change? Watch this film, get inspired and submit your boldest, brightest ideas to the What Design Can Do #ClimateActionChallenge.

Everyone is welcome to enter the challenge, so please share this with your network and friends. Together, we can make a difference.

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IKEA Foundation
IKEA Foundation
05/22/2017 at 08:43. Facebook
Our new partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) will help give families and communities in Kenya better opportunities.

The IRC is helping refugees and young Kenyans living in Nairobi’s informal settlements to earn a better income through flexible training and employment programmes. This will help them earn sustainable incomes, so their children and families can...
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Our new partnership with the International Rescue Committee IRC will help give
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IKEA Foundation
IKEA Foundation
05/19/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
We’re excited to share news about our new grant supporting the amazing work of Aajeevika Bureau in India!

Thousands of migrant-worker families will enjoy better living standards, thanks to Aajeevika Bureau’s programme providing skills training and healthcare services, empowering women to form collectives, and promoting better nutrition for women and children.

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IKEA Foundation
IKEA Foundation
05/18/2017 at 15:52. Facebook
In this photo album, we will share the best photos and films from our 2017 IWitness trips. Through this programme, small groups of IKEA co-workers visit some of the projects our in-store campaigns support. It’s an opportunity to see first-hand what a difference our support makes in the lives of children growing up in some of the world’s poorest communities.
In this photo album we will share the best photos and films
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Maliha Kabani
Helen Ashna
IKEA Foundation
IKEA Foundation
05/18/2017 at 11:26. Facebook
Yesterday UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, switched on its newly built solar farm in Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. This solar farm is the first of its kind in a refugee camp, and we funded its construction through our Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign. Now the Syrian families living in Azraq camp can have electricity in their shelters from a renewable, planet-friendly source.

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Yesterday UNHCR the UN Refugee Agency switched on its newly built solar
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Muthuraj Raman
Every child has the right to a healthy start in life, which is why we are supporting Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) with a €15 million grant.

Pneumonia and diarrhoea are the two leading causes of childhood deaths in Kenya and Madhya Pradesh, India.

CHAI will help more than 14 million children survive illnesses like these by making sure they are correctly diagnosed and have access...
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Every child has the right to a healthy start in life which
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“We all share basic needs: a secure home, good health, a regular income, a desire to keep our children safe, to see them get a good education and succeed in life. That’s why the IKEA Foundation has decided to focus our funding on these key necessities.” - our founder, Ingvar Kamprad.

Watch this video about our story.
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Joseph Zelhofer Lawal
We’re proud to announce our partnership with Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)!

CHAI is working with the Indian government in Madhya Pradesh to help more than 14 million children survive easily treatable diseases such as pneumonia and diarrhoea by addressing the issues that make children vulnerable to these illnesses.

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We’re proud to announce our partnership with Clinton Health Access Initiative CHAI
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Helen Ashna
More than 1.2 billion people around the world lack access to energy.

We’re excited to announce that we are supporting Acumen Fund with a €4.7 million grant. They work with energy companies to provide clean, affordable electricity to communities in East Africa, India and Pakistan. We believe this goes a long way to help children have a healthy start in life.

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More than 12 billion people around the world lack access to energy
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Nicole Grignon
Rahul Dhruw
Almost 400 children in Thailand and China have moved from orphanages into safe homes with local families—thanks to our partner Care for Children.

Care for Children works with the government and orphanages, such as Chiang Mai Home For Boys. Thanks to their support, orphanages like this are making the transition to family-based care. In just three years they have placed more than half of the...
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Almost 400 children in Thailand and China have moved from orphanages into
Care for Children
Nicole Grignon
In this photo album, we will share the best photos and films from our 2017 IWitness trips. Through this programme, small groups of IKEA co-workers visit some of the projects our in-store campaigns support. It’s an opportunity to see first-hand what a difference our support makes in the lives of children growing up in some of the world’s poorest communities.
In this photo album we will share the best photos and films
Helen Ashna
Maliha Kabani
Helen Ashna
Diarrhoea is an easily treatable condition that kills over 700,000 children a year.

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is saving lives in India by ensuring that more children get the simple medication they need to survive diarrhoea.

Watch this film about how CHAI is helping millions of children get access to life-saving treatment.
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Co-workers from IKEA Sweden have returned from their visit to Save the Children in Kosova/o, where they saw the incredible project we fund through the Soft Toys for Education campaign.

One of the children benefiting from the project is Erion, a nine-year-old boy with Down syndrome. He enrolled in one of the schools supported by the IKEA Foundation.

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Coworkers from IKEA Sweden have returned from their visit to Save the

How the IKEA Foundation is helping Save the Children in Kosovo push for inclusive education - IKEA FOUNDATION

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In 2014, the Chinese government formally recognized foster care as a positive alternative to institutional care for children.

This historic change is largely due to training, advocacy and awareness raising work by our partner Care for Children. Ever since, the demand by orphanages for training in family placement has increased dramatically.

It makes us happy to see that our funding can...
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In 2014 the Chinese government formally recognized foster care as a positive
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Through our funding, we can support our partners to drive positive change for some of the most disadvantaged children around the world.

Fight for Peace has achieved some impressive impacts with its Global Alumni Programme. Under the programme organizations around the world were trained to use boxing and martial arts, combined with education, and personal development, to support young people...
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Through our funding we can support our partners to drive positive change
“We believe climate change is the biggest single threat to children’s homes, health and futures—and that innovative design can help their families cope and adapt. We know the creative community is eager to make their contributions to efforts to tackle climate change. Stories of communities affected by typhoons or rising sea levels are implicitly asking creatives: 'which side are you on?' This...
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We believe climate change is the biggest single threat to childrens homes
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In India, the children of migrant workers are more likely to drop out of school early and often suffer from poor health. Our partner Aajeevika Bureau works with vulnerable migrant women, children and adolescents in India, helping them develop marketable skills and get better access to healthcare. Watch this film to see how children in India are benefiting from our partnership.

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In India the children of migrant workers are more likely to drop
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Raju Kumar
Craegh El
The Climate Action Challenge is looking for design solutions to help children and families living in communities vulnerable to a changing climate—focusing on their food, water, housing, health and energy needs. The What Design Can Do competition is aimed at students, professional designers and start-up businesses. Everyone, including IKEA co-workers, is welcome to participate.
The Climate Action Challenge is looking for design solutions to help children
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Prashant Gajbhiye
We are celebrating #EarthDay by partnering with What Design Can Do and Autodesk Foundation.

Together, we are announcing a new global competition that calls on designers and creative thinkers to find inspirational and practical ways to fight climate change and help people cope with its effects.
Will you be one of them? Join the challenge on 23 May 2017 and submit your idea....
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We are celebrating EarthDay by partnering with What Design Can Do and Autodesk Foundation

A RADICAL CHANGE: THE CLIMATE EDITION! - Climate Action Challenge

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Gabriella Ekaputri
Artūrs Abramenko