The Caplow Children’s Prize is a novel humanitarian contest to save children’s lives.
A $1 million prize will be awarded to the best plan for preserving the lives of children who would otherwise die before the age of five. All prize finalists will be showcased on our website.
THE PROBLEM: 19,000 children under five die every day.
THE CONTEST: Seeks to find the best way $1 million might help.
WHO CAN APPLY: Any person or organization worldwide that:
1) works with or for children
2) could save more children’s lives with more funding
3) could save those lives within two years
4) has a great but realistic plan
HOW TO APPLY: It’s easy! Fill out a short online form by May 31st: Apply Now
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- Lancet: How To Save A Couple Of Million Small Children’s Lives A Year (commonhealth.wbur.org)
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Posted: August 20, 2012