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  • Sharing solutions across Africa

    We recently got to catch up with Lucy Buck, founder and CEO of Child’s i Foundation. She talked to us about how the organization she set up a decade ago has evolved. More

    • by Sally Faiz, Program Director for child protection at UBS Optimus Foundation
    • 09 Jul 2019
  • Aligned together for results

    We had a chance to sit down with Safeena Husain, Founder and Executive Director of Educate Girls, and get her reflections on the success of the world’s first education DIB. More

    • by Dhun Davar, Program Director for child education at UBS Optimus Foundation
    • 08 Jul 2019
  • A center of excellence

    We spoke with Lorna Renner, head of the Pediatric Oncology Unit at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana. More

    • by Marissa Leffler, Program Director for child health at the UBS Optimus Foundation
    • 08 Jul 2019
  • Child protection Restoring hope

    Our Group CEO visited one of our child-protection partners in India and saw how we're helping to effect real change in the lives of at-risk girls. More

    • by Sergio P. Ermotti, Chairman of the UBS Optimus Foundation Board of Directors
    • 15 Aug 2018
  • Child protection | Child health | Child education Changing the game. Together.

    In 2016, we raised 61 million Swiss francs, but more importantly, this allowed us to improve the lives and futures of 2.1 million vulnerable children globally. More

    • by Sergio P. Ermotti, Group Chief Executive Officer at UBS Phyllis Costanza, CEO, UBS Optimus Foundation
    • 15 Aug 2018
  • Child protection An end to leaving children in orphanages

    Together with major organizations we're launching a new Taskforce to strengthen care systems, promote family based care and end orphanages worldwide, echoing UK Government’s landmark commitment. More

    • by Sally Faiz, Program Director for child protection at UBS Optimus Foundation
    • 24 Jul 2018
  • Child protection When violence wears a familiar face

    Children should feel safe at home, in school and in their communities – the places where most children experience violence. This is what we discovered in our latest Optimus Study. More

    • by Phyllis Costanza, CEO UBS Optimus Foundation
    • 13 Jun 2018

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