Every year 9 million children under the age of 5 die – most of them from preventable causes like diarrhoea. At the beginning of September three of the UK’s best known mummy bloggers are heading to Bangladesh to see the work Save the Children does with children and mums first hand.
Follow them as they flex their multimedia skills to campaign for change. They will be tweeting, creating video and photo galleries and writing about their experiences live and direct from Bangladesh.
Blogging for just over a year, Josie’s blog sleepisfortheweak.org.uk is currently ranked No.1 in the Tots 100 Index of UK Parent Blogs.
“The chance to visit Save the Children’s inspirational projects in Bangladesh, and come back laden with images and words that we can then use to move and inform people and affect positive change is an incredibly exciting opportunity and one I am honoured to be a part of. As key members of the thriving UK Parent Blogging community, we have the potential to reach a huge number of people and make a real difference on behalf of mothers and their children across the globe. I can’t wait to see get started and to use our blogs as a platform for such a worthwhile cause.”
Sian, 38, is mum to four children, Ethan, 19, Sonny, 9, Biba, 8, and Betty 6 and has been writing her blog http://www.mummy-tips.com/ for 18 months.
“Seeing the amazing work that Save the Children does first hand is something that I never imagined I would experience. I think that I can speak for the three of us when I say we are going to work tirelessly to spread the message of this campaign right through our community.”
Two years ago Eva started her blog when she found herself ‘credit crunched’. She is now a social media consultant and a high-profile lifestyle blogger writing about parenting, London, travel and more, mainly focusing on her life and adventures as a ‘happy go lucky blogger’ and single mum to Miniminx, 10, in London.
“This is a really unique way for Save the Children to engage in social media and I think it will deliver powerful results. I want to make sure that we highlight the great work being done, as well as the issues faced by children and Mums in Bangladesh. â€œ
Believe. We DO have the power to change things.
This is just the beginning…