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Sanjeev Bhaskar's Appeal Film for Soccer Aid for Unicef 2019

Sanjeev Bhaskar taking calls from the public at Soccer Aid for UNICEF 2019, alongside Unicef UK Ambassador Keeley Hawes and High Profile Supporter Gemma Chan

Actor Sanjeev Bhaskar became involved with UNICEF after seeing our work in Malawi as part of Soccer Aid for UNICEF in 2019

Sanjeev visited a Children’s Corner, a UNICEF assisted centre which supports vulnerable children and provides them with learning and play materials. Whilst at the Children’s Corner, Sanjeev spoke to three young boys and heard their stories and experiences of the programme

The Children’s Corner also works to build the capacity of caregivers under a mentorship programme.  Sanjeev then spoke to a child protection officer and a social worker who helped at the centre to find out first hand how UNICEF was supporting the programme.

Whilst in Malawi, Sanjeev met with a health clinic practitioner (who had been trained by UNICEF) and saw him treat children suffering with fevers. Sanjeev also spoke to Maritina, single mother of six, who was having to provide for all her children on her own. Her children were able to attend weekly a local UNICEF supported Children’s Corner centre where they could learn, play and enjoy nutritious meals.

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UNICEF is working tirelessly to protect children, like those Sanjeev met in Malawi, and give them hope for a happy future. We’re supporting programmes and communities, helping provide education and safe spaces for them to play and have some much-needed fun.

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Sanjeev Bhaskar with Yohane Kananga, 16, at his home in Kamwendo, Mchinji, Malawi. (2019)
Sanjeev Bhaskar with Yohane Kananga and his brothers. Malawi (2019)
Yohane Kananga and his brothers playing. Malawi (2019)
Sanjeev Bhaskar visits a Children's Corner in Tidzuke, Malawi, (2019)
Sanjeev Bhaskar playing football with children at a Children's Corner in Tidzuke, Malawi (2019)
Sanjeev Bhaskar talks to mother of 6, Maritina Kilewofasi in Chalirima, Malawi. (2019)
Sanjeev Bhaskar visiting a health centre in Malawi (2019)
[Children] have somewhere they can go and forget their responsibilities, learn, play and just be kids.
Sanjeev Bhaskar at a Children's Corner, Malawi 2019

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In September 2020, Sanjeev Bhaskar voiced our UNICEF advert for Paddington's Postcards.

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