July 20, 2016
Uvira is a small but bustling town in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) that extends down the shores of Lake Tanganyika. The town itself is nestled in the foothills of one of Eastern DRC’s many mountain ranges. It’s here that War Child has been implementing a radio-based education program that provides young girls who…
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, 98% of whom are recruited locally.
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.
Providing children with a place to learn that is free from exploitation and abuse.
Give young people the skills to learn today and create a better tomorrow.
Legal aid for children and women whose rights have been violated by war and its aftermath.
October 9, 2019
September 3, 2019
This week, millions of children in North America are going back to school. But for millions of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the opportunity to go “back to school” is often an unrealized dream. Seven-and-a-half million children in the DRC are not able to go to school due to decades-long instability and…
August 19, 2019
The brutal civil war in Syria has forced nearly 700,000 refugees to flee to Jordan. War Child’s local team has helped tens of thousands of vulnerable children by providing them with safe spaces to play, to heal, and to further their education. War Child has also provided support to the families of those children,…
June 16, 2019
War Child is taking action in Sudan as the country experiences a new and violent crisis that threatens to disrupt the lives of millions of children, women and their families. Waves of protests led to the ousting of the country’s former government, resulting in a tense standoff that many fear could escalate dramatically. War Child…
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