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September 3, 2019

What if you can’t get to school during ‘back to school season’?

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…

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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, 98% 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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June 16, 2019

War Child Taking Action in Sudan: Civilians Under Threat in New Crisis

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…

May 28, 2019

War Child Sister Agency Receives Recognition at United Nations

War Child Canada’s sister agency in Holland, War Child Holland, is bringing quality education to children in war zones across the world through its ground-breaking Can’t Wait to Learn program – a fast, effective and low cost gaming technology that is transforming the future of children affected by war. Can’t Wait to Learn is an…

May 11, 2019

When Mothers Thrive, We All Thrive

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY Today we celebrate the contribution of mothers everywhere. Nowhere is their impact felt more than in the communities in which we work, where mothers and their children face the brutal impact of war. Mothers put everything on the line to protect their children – even when faced with the violence, poverty and…

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