Child Survival

Rwanda

Health Care

In many regions of the world, poverty and a lack of access to health care is causing children to get sick or even die. These rates are very high and fast growing.

Mortality Rate (per 1000 live births)

United States- Less than 10

Parts of South America- 11-35

Mexico- 11-35

Parts of Africa- more than 95

India- 36-95

Child Survival

We are guilty of many errors and many faults, but our worst crime is abandoning the children, neglecting the fountain of life. Many things we need can wait. The child cannot.
To him we cannot answer 'Tomorrow.'

His name is 'Today.'


-Gabriela Mistral