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Project

8 for the kids program follows the project 'Mother and Child Health' in Podor, the poorest rural district of Senegal. Marvin has supported this charity program since 2008 with its 8 for the kids program.

Objectives

Improve population's access to health care. Assist and support medical staff and infrastructures to provide quality health services. Support Terre des Hommes in its fight against poverty.

Beneficiaries  

  • 6,264 childrens between 0 and 36 months per year.
  • 2,320 pregnant women per year.
  • 5,800 households per year. 

Key Success Figures

8 for the kids has donated $35,000 in 2008/2009. In December 2008, 80% of pregnant women and mothers of children between 0 and 36 months have received access to quality health services.

How to participate

All you need to do is register your Marvin watch serial number on our website. There is no cost to you. After we receive your registration, we donate a portion of what you paid for the watch ($8 of it) to the Terre des Hommes charity. That's all there is to it!

What $8 can buy

12 lbs of rice, food for a large family for more than one week.
10 lbs of soap, used in large quantities for washing purposes.

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