June 20, 2017

World Refugee Day

Half of the world’s refugees – a staggering 8 million – are children. They didn’t ask for the conflicts that tore apart their homes and communities. They…

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Where we work

War Child’s programming is rooted in the belief that for a community to properly recover from conflict, it must drive the process.

War Child empowers people to create an environment where childhood can thrive. This is vital not only for the  young people who attend our programs but also for our staff, 95% of whom are recruited locally.

About War Child

War Child is helping mothers and families around the world give their children a safe start in life and give their communities the best chance of a peaceful future.

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Education


Providing children with a place to learn that is free from exploitation and abuse.

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Opportunity


Give young people the skills to learn today and create a better tomorrow.

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Justice


Legal aid for children and women whose rights have been violated by war and its aftermath.

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May 11, 2017

South Sudan Famine: Causes & Solutions

War Child Founder and Executive Director, Dr. Samantha Nutt was on CBC’s The National recently to discuss the worsening state of famine in South Sudan. In case…

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April 20, 2017

Learning to Succeed

This is the story of three South Sudanese refugee children (not pictured) who thought their education was over. Nothing could have been further from the truth. Of…

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March 21, 2017

Famine in South Sudan: Interview with Abay Bekele, Head of Programmes

Recently I was able to sit down with Abay Bekele, Head of Programmes in South Sudan to discuss the impact of the famine on children and families in the region, War Child’s response and the role that Canadians can play in supporting the people of South Sudan.

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