Named one of the Best 25 Inventions of 2016 by TIME Magazine. Connect your phone or UNICEF Kid Power Band to use your everyday activity to help severely malnourished kids around the world!

“Making the world better, smarter and a little more fun” -- TIME Magazine

"I love that I can make a difference just by dancing!!!!" - P!NK

As seen in WIRED, HUFFINGTON POST, US WEEKLY, E!, FORBES and NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, the UNICEF Kid Power App is compatible with your smartphone and your Apple Health app – no Band required!

Join the UNICEF Kid Power Team and turn your everyday activity into lifesaving food for severely malnourished children around the world. Families, friends and classrooms can join together and activate their inner hero to see who can get in the most steps and have the greatest impact on any given day, week or month!

What’s New

Version 2.1.12

UPDATES TO POWER POINTS: We’re getting ready to launch an exciting new feature later this summer and to help us get ready, we’ve made two big changes:
1) Power Points = Power Coins: Everything works the same, just a tantalizing new name.
2) Earning Adjustments: We made an adjustment to how quickly you earn Power Coins when using Health Kit and Google Fit to track your activity. Users with bands will be totally unaffected.

MAPS AND BADGES: To celebrate getting active this summer, we are adding more map scenes and badges for you to unlock even more RUTF!

THANKS TO YOUR FEEDBACK: Your feedback tells is what’s broken, what works for you and what can be better. Keep the notes coming, major or minor, we roll them into our updates all the time.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
477 Ratings

477 Ratings

IWillYeetYourMother ,

This app!!

This app is so cute, and such a good idea. I love the idea of getting active and helping people at the same time. I would definitely recommend this app if you are trying to stay active because it definitely motivates me knowing that every step I take is going to help a child in need.

Also, if for whatever reason you think things like this are a scam, you should still get it anyways. It’s completely free, and all you have to do is get active which is helping you in the long run.

So overall definitely such a good app, 10/10 would recommend.

Some Random Bloke ,

Needs more missions

I think that the folks at UNICEF are doing a great job motivating kids and adults like myself (especially the ones that are kids at heart [like myself]) to go out and get active to help severely malnourished children with their RUTF (Ready to Use Therapeutic Food) packets. It’s a great cause and I thoroughly support it. The little “did-you-knows” about each country whose theme centres each mission are interesting as well. It just doesn’t seem as though they’re thoroughly quality checking the Kid Power app because it often takes more than one try to sync all the steps that I’ve accrued with the KP Band—that and I sometimes still get randomly booted out of the app. More importantly, though—and I think I speak for everyone here when I say this: we need more missions! I want to continue to make my contribution through exercise which I very often do in my profession as a security guard. I’m approaching 200,000 steps and I don’t have a mission to use them in because I’ve completed all 5 of them and am anxiously awaiting more of them to be added.

Developer Response ,

Hi Some Random Bloke, sorry to hear about the trouble! If you'll email the support team at with your username and a brief description of how we can help we'll get you back up and running ASAP.

TheSaltyPika ,

Great App, one problem

So love the whole idea of this app and the band. I’ve been using it for a while and have come across one issue. The method of transferring steps.
The problem is that sometimes I forget to input steps for a long time, then all of a sudden kid a month’s worth of steps into the app. With the old format it didn’t matter how many steps I inputted at once. Now I have approximately 700,000 (edit: 900,000 :D) steps that I’ve accrued and just don’t have the time to insert in.
It got better with the addition of not having to hold down the button, but with the app constantly pausing on every milestone it’s still very annoying.
My suggestion is to just add a feature that skips everything and load it on its own.
Just to mention again, I totally support the cause and want to help, I just don’t want to sit down for an hour pressing a button to do so

Developer Response ,

Hello TheSaltyPika!

First off, thanks so much for your support, and all the activity--congrats!

Thanks for taking the time to write in, and for your feedback. We're always working to make UNICEF Kid Power​ better, more fun, and more helpful, so we really appreciate it when you, our Kid Power Team, offer your valuable feedback. Thanks for the help!

I've forwarded this request to our QA team who will add it to our feature request list--hopefully you'll see your request addressed in a future version of the Kid Power app!


United States Fund for UNICEF
115.2 MB

Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad Wi-Fi (3rd generation), iPad (3rd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Wi-Fi (4th generation), iPad (4th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini Wi-Fi, iPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, and iPod touch.


English, Spanish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
©2014-2016 U.S. Fund for UNICEF
In-App Purchases
  1. 1 Mission Credit $3.99
  2. POUCH OF KEYS $6.99
  3. BUNDLE OF KEYS $2.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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