Commitment to Action

Childhood Drowning: The Hidden Epidemic

Commitment by

Princess Charlene

In 2014, the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation committed to provide learn-to-swim and water-safety classes to 46,000 people in 17 countries around the world. Current estimates suggest that one child dies from drowning every three minutes. By supporting these lifesaving programs around the world, the Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation is not just raising global public awareness of the importance of addressing this issue, but is also delivering programs and services to ensure that thousands of people are able to thrive.

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Commitment

Childhood Drowning: The Hidden Epidemic

Launched

2014

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$1,200,000

Region

Oceania, Asia, Africa, Northern America, Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

Australia, BANGLADESH, BURKINA FASO, Canada, CHILE, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, FRANCE, GABON, GHANA, GREECE

Commitment by

Princess Charlene

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Royal Life Saving Society Uganda, Water Safety Vietnam, Royal National Lifeboat Institution (Rlni), Thai Life Saving Society, Kirsty Coventry Academy, Education Development Projects Trust, AMREF Flying Doctors, Rebecca W. Robinson, Safer 3 Foundation, The Alliance for Safe Children, Formation Continue et Insertion Professionnelle, Federation Francaise de Sauvetage et de Secourisme, Center for Injury Prevention Research Bangladesh, St. Therese Educational Foundation of Tacloban, Inc., Swimsafe Sharks, Aquatic Lifesaving Center of Monaco, Madagascar Triathlon Federation, World Health Organization, Le Groupement d'intérêt public, Societe Nationale de Sauvetage en Mer