United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) was an organization founded on December 11, 1946, which advocated for the protection of child welfare (UNICEF). UNICEF was recognized as the only organization in the United Nations that is directed exclusively to children. UNICEF raised donations and visited many poor villages and third world countries in order to improve education, water, sanitation and health care. Audrey Hepburn was a special ambassador for UNICEF from 1988 until her death in 1993. She had completed many projects with UNICEF such as giving speeches and visiting villages in order to supply the citizens with basic necessities for life (UNICEF).