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H.M. Queen Silvia’s Foundation – Care About the Children

HM Queen Silvia’s Foundation – Care About the Children, has now ended, and all funds have been distributed. This website will be kept open for some time to acknowledge all the fantastic projects and organisations the Foundation had the honour to support during its ten year journey.

The Foundation worked for a world in which every child’s most fundamental needs are fulfilled. Our objectives departed from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and sought to provide every child with access to education and healthcare as well as ensure their safety and happiness. In short, to let children be children!

The Foundation has now been active for the ten years it was planned to operate and terminated on 31 December, 2023. During these years, the foundation cooperated with established organisations in well-defined projects and in doing so supported some of the most vulnerable children in Sweden and around the world.

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News

CATCH Closing Seminar and Queen Silvia’s Thank You on 16 November, 2023-11-15

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Five reapplying and three new projects were awarded grants for the application period of spring 2023, 2023-05-11

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Projects

80 projects received support from Care About the Children, and about 80 million SEK were donated. These projects fell within five thematic categories; Psychosocial Support, Education, Health, Sexual Exploitation of Children and Children’s Rights with a special focus on refugee children.

The Foundation supported projects in Sweden as well as internationally. Projects have been implemented over 20 countries, amongst otheres in Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, India, Jordan, Latvia , Myanmar, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Senegal and Syria, to name but a few.