Australia: Drowning is the leading cause of death by unintentional injury in children aged 1-3 years.
Bangladesh: Drowning accounts for 43% of all deaths in children aged 1-4 years.
United States: Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury death in children aged 1-14 years.
China: Drowning is the leading cause of injury death in children aged 1-14 years.
Worldwide the data shows that 76% of reported pool-related fatalities involved children younger than five years of age.
Swimming pools accounted for more than 50% of all unintentional drowning death locations for children aged 1–4 years.
We are a Foundation developed to fight against Childhood drowning- one of the leading causes of death among children aged 1-14 years.
DAIVIK FOREVER FOUNDATION was developed after the loss of our son who was attending a Birthday party & then and was taken on an unplanned pool trip by a Family member who left him unattended while he drowned. It was the same time after we realised that our lives changed forever, and our heart broken forever.
We wanted to use his legacy to help in child drowning prevention & sponsoring Children with sporting lessons in Football & Chess which was his passion.
Drowning is a needless loss of life. Water should remain a fun element in every child’s mind and there should be no fear of it amongst them.
To make it true, we are here to make our children float in water by equipping them with the basic skills and educating them on this leading concern.
We wish to create a platform with the basic objective of spreading word among people for the urgent need of preventing childhood drowning.
We plan to make a difference by giving as many people as possible around the globe, an opportunity to share their unfortunate experiences in life and turning the no. of drowning accidents to zero.
Drowning is one of the leading causes of death among children aged 1-14 years. It is ranked 5th among causes of accidental and preventable death in the country. It is becoming a cause of concern and we do not want to delay our fight for our little ones who tend to lose their life due to lack of awareness and protection. The drowning deaths continue to remain an invisible public health issue in most of the countries worldwide.
The drowning death rate is at least three times higher in developing countries than the developed countries. It has been highly overlooked cause to date. The data by WHO reveals that drowning claims the lives of 372 000 people each year among which the highest rates for drowning are among children under five years of age; Among children ages 1 to 4, most drownings occur in home swimming pools.