She founded War Child Canada in 1999 after working as a young doctor with children facing the violence and despair of war. She saw how long it takes for communities to recover from conflict after the guns fall silent. For twenty years, the organization has advocated for children and families in war-torn areas around the world.
Dr. Samantha Nutt
Founder of War Child Canada and War Child USA
Since the first program 20 years ago, the organization has grown to reach over 600,000 people annually worldwide. Each of our initiatives is rooted in local, community-driven programs.