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Watch how Zarach are tackling child bed poverty around the UK

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Watch how Zarach are tackling child bed poverty around the UK

A recent report from child organisation Barnardo’s found that an estimated 894,000 children, or 11 per cent, are without a proper bed, impacting their education and mental wellbeing.

Zarach, a Leeds-based charity, is hoping to end child bed poverty for good, with The Independent supporting their Christmas appeal to provide 500 beds for the most vulnerable children in society.

Nearly a million children in the UK are living without a bed and are having to share with family members or sleep on the floor, as years of austerity cuts and the cost of living crisis dramatically increase bed poverty figures.

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