How you can help

Your donation will help establish and maintain a variety of survival swimming and child supervision programs in rural parts of countries including Bangladesh and Vietnam. You will also support the training and employment of crèche staff and community swimming instructors, providing an additional benefit of giving employment and career opportunities to people in desperately poor communities. With your help, the Global Drowning Fund will continue to fund research initiatives that will develop into far-reaching drowning prevention programs.

Monthly donations

Can teach a class of 15 children essential swimming and water safety skills
Donate $22 per month
Can allow 25 children to attend a crèche program for one month

Donate $45 per month
Can build or refurbish a crèche in rural Bangladesh

Donate $80 per month

Single donations

Can teach one child essential swimming and water safety skills through the SwimSafe program
Donate $20
Can provide 5 playpens for homes, preventing toddlers from wandering into danger
Donate $100
Can establish a village crèche program and provide education

Donate $500
UK Family Raise Much Needed Funds for SwimSafe
The Preece Family, from England, were so moved by the child drowning epidemic across Asia that they decided to support the SwimSafe program as their charity for 2013.
Neri Ganzarski raises much needed funds for SwimSafe Bangladesh
As a lover of swimming with her local swim club in Seattle, Washington, Neri Ganzarski was saddened to learn about the high rate of drowning among children in Asia. She decided she would like to see what she could do to help and set about raising funds for our Survival Swimming project in Bangladesh.
Interventions Part 1: Creches
In the dramatic field of humanitarian aid, the Global Drowning Fund partners are showing how simple interventions can prevent child drowning by up to 90 per cent.
Pete and Vi Peterson recognised for the contribution of SwimSafe to the social development of Danang
Pete and Vi Peterson recognised for the contribution of SwimSafe to the social development of Danang
BBC Feature TASC Founder
Former POW and US Ambassador to Vietnam, Pete Peterson, is featured by the BBC about his work to prevent child drowning in the country which has held him captive in more ways than one.
Survival Swimming Bangladesh
Update on Survival Swimming Bangladesh
Drowning in Numbers - New TASC/UNICEF report released
A report released by Royal Life Saving partners The Alliance for Safe Children and UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre reinforces the notion that child drowning is a hidden epidemic across Asia.


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