Mauritania

Poor rainfall, traditional agricultural techniques and customs coupled with a lack of understanding about the importance of birth registration, put millions of children at risk every day.

Our teams are working with communities to address the roots of vulnerability and injustice. We do this every day by monitoring the health and well-being of children to stop malnutrition before it starts, by educating parents on proper feeding techniques and equipping parents to be able to provide for the needs of their families. We are also partnering with schools and the Ministry of Education to ensure all children can access quality educational opportunities.

Finally, we are also working with faith leaders and the Ministry of Family and Social Affairs in a joint campaign to stop child marriage.

4.3 million

Population, total

Nouakchott

Capital City

6.8 billion

GDP (current US$)
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Floods, harsh conditions threaten refugee children

After heavy rains and floods in the region of Hodh Ech Chargui in mid September 2018, Residents and refugee populations of Bassikounou and Mbera camp have suffered unprecedented human and material losses.

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Serving and contributing to life in all its fullness for every child in Mauritania. 

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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

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It takes Mauritania

To End child Marriage

Join us and help us protect children, and fight child marriage in Mauritania, wherever you are in the world!