Charity information

War Child

War Child is an international charity that works to protect and support children and young people in some of the world's most dangerous war zones who live with poverty, social exclusion and insecurity

Founded 1992

  • Mission statement

    War Child is a small international charity that protects children from the brutal effects of war and its consequences. We currently work in Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central African Republic, Iraq, Uganda and most recently Lebanon.

    We are on the ground - supporting the most vulnerable children that are too often forgotten in the aftermath of conflict. These include:

    • Former child soldiers
    • Children living on the streets
    • Children put in prison
    • Girls at risk of rape or violence

    We may be a small charity but we have got big ambitions. Our staff are living and working in some of the world’s most dangerous war zones helping thousands of kids to rebuild their lives.

    www. Warchild. Org. Uk

  • Aims

    War Child aims to:

    • We work with local organisations to protect children, help them to access an education and support communities in building sustainable livelihoods to help them get back on their feet.
  • Overview

    Established: November 1992

    Registered Charity Number: 1071659

    Phone number: 020 7916 9276

    Address: 5-7 Anglers Lane Kentish Town London NW5 3DG

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