Learning begins before birth! Now more than ever, the early years are being recognized as the foundation of human development and life-long learning.
All children should have access to appropriate support right from birth. Save the Children works with relevant service providers to support female and male caregivers and ensure that young children’s needs for good health, optimal nutrition, security and safety, opportunities for early learning, and responsive caregiving are provided from age 0.
Save the Children creates breakthroughs in developing mother tongue books which are developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive. A Book Development Review Committee (BDRC) for mother tongue languages in Mindanao was established, ensuring an inclusive process comprised of tribal chieftains, community leaders, teachers, parents, and elders. These books cover topics on indigenous games, culture and traditions.