For more than eight decades, nonprofit ChildFund International has been serving the needs of children around the world. "We are totally child-focused," explains Sassan Parandeh, the organization's global treasurer and director of risk management. "Child protection is one very important aspect of what we do, but we have different programming in various countries, depending on the local needs. For instance, clean water and sanitation are pressing needs for children in some areas, whereas in others, the priority is early childhood development or HIV/AIDS education and prevention."

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Meg Waters is the editor in chief of Treasury & Risk. She is the former editor in chief of BPM Magazine and the former managing editor of Business Finance.