July 20, 2016

“Making Waves” Radio Based Learning Brings Education to Young Girls in the DRC

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…

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

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

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

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June 23, 2016

War Child Founder Samantha Nutt Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Windsor: Read her Speech!

University of Windsor Convocation Speech Thank you. Graduates, moms and dads, grandmas and grandpas, spouses, faculty who didn’t have a choice…It is an honour for me to…

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June 7, 2016

Watch Samantha Nutt’s TED Talk on the Deadly Impact of Small Arms

“War is ours as human beings. We buy it, sell it, spread it and wage it. We are therefore not powerless to stop it.” – Dr Samantha Nutt…

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June 6, 2016

June 6-12th is Aeroplan Match Week! Donate Your Miles and Watch Childhood Soar.

Put Your Jet-Setting to Good Use! Are you a frequent flyer, adventure seeker or avid collector of Aeroplan Miles? Ground yourself for a minute because we need, your help.…

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