David Beckham Writes Child Stunting Report For CNN

David Beckham charity

As UNICEF ambassador, David Beckham never stop is step of doing charity, and his action bring more and more celebrities to join charity group. A lot of poor children of the world reap the benefit of charity. Recently, Beckham wrote a special report for CNN on the silent emergency of child stunting.

“Imagine opening your daily newspaper and reading a story about a young child whose body and brain has been damaged forever because he or she didn’t get the right nutrition to develop properly,” he writes. “I’m sure you would be outraged. But this is the reality for some 170 million stunted children around the world, according to UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO).

“Stunting is what happens when a child doesn’t get the right nutrients in their first 1,000 days of life. The damage to a child’s brain and body is permanent. They will never learn as much as they could if they had received the right food from the start — it can mean up to three years loss of schooling.

“As I learned in Sierra Leone, it is impossible to look into the eyes of a hungry child and not be moved. As a father of four, I cannot sit on the sidelines when millions of children are suffering needlessly, especially when we know simple and inexpensive solutions can stop stunting and help save and change children’s lives.”

David Beckham, where the name is, football or charity, always shining as a star. The world need charity, and need David Beckham.

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Where there is love, there is hope

David Beckham charity

Beckham has supported UNICEF since his days at Manchester United and in January 2005, the English national team captain became a Goodwill Ambassador with a special focus on UNICEF’s Sports for Development program. More recently, Beckham has pledged his support for the current Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS campaign. He is also a patron of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

On 17 January 2007, Rebecca Johnstone, a 19-year-old cancer patient from Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, received a surprise phone call from Beckham. After the conversation, he sent her a Real Madrid jersey with his signature on it. Rebecca died on 29 January 2007.

Beckham is a spokesman for Malaria No More, a New York City-based non-profit launched in 2006. Malaria No More’s mission is to end deaths caused by malaria in Africa. Beckham appears in a 2007 public service announcement advertising the need for inexpensive bed nets. The TV spot currently airs in the U.S. on Fox Networks, including Fox Soccer Channel, and can also be seen on YouTube.

Since joining Major League Soccer, Beckham has been a very public advocate in the U.S. for related charities such as “MLS W.O.R.K.S.” On 17 August 2007, he conducted a youth clinic in Harlem, along with other current and former MLS players. This was in advance of his first New York City area match the following day against the New York Red Bulls. That team’s Jozy Altidore and Juan Pablo Ángel were also with Beckham, teaching skills to disadvantaged youth to benefit FC Harlem Lions.

David Beckham is a dream in every football fan, for me, i do not interested in football very much, but David Beckham has more important reflect on me than football. Beckham is a kind of strength in my bottom of heart, his mistake is worthy of being understood, and his kind action is worthy of being honored and learned.

Where there is love, there is hope, with so many people around the world supporting charity projects as Planet aid, humana people to people, we have absolutely enough reasons to believe that love can conquer any difficulties.