Supporting young people with type 1

Life for a Child provides young people, in some of the world's most vulnerable communities, with the insulin, supplies and diabetes education that they need to manage their diabetes.

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"I thought she had died. She was in a coma for four days."

Mireille's father had to ask friends for money and sell his belongings to pay for insulin and care. The family found a sanctuary at the Life for a Child partner center.

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You can provide a child in an under-resourced country with insulin, supplies and diabetes education.

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"It was a huge shock, everyone was worried." Manuel's Grandfather, Bolivia.

When Manuel was diagnosed with type 1 his grandfather didn't know how he would afford insulin and diabetes supplies for his grandson.

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"It was a huge shock, everyone was worried." Manuel's Grandfather, Bolivia.

When Manuel was diagnosed with type 1 his grandfather didn't know how he would afford insulin and diabetes supplies for his grandson.

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You can help a child access life-saving insulin and supplies. Every donation makes a difference.

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The hard work of our fundraisers means an incredible amount to Life for a Child. Your support is invaluable.

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You can help us provide steady support to children living with type 1 in some of the world's most vulnerable communities.

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Diabetes couldn't keep Amita from her
love of learning

Dealing with the demands of diabetes in rural Nepal has been hard for Amita and her family. However, with support from Life for a Child, she is thriving.

Hear her story >

Diabetes couldn't keep Amita from her
love of learning

Dealing with the demands of diabetes in rural Nepal has been hard for Amita and her family. However, with support from Life for a Child, she is thriving.

Hear her story >