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Wednesday, 8 July, 2015 - 15:22
Unfortunately, on account of deteriorating security and political uncertainty, Children in Crisis’ much needed work in Burundi with the Batwa population in Gasorwe District has had to be temporarily put on hold. It is a sad fact that 40% of conflicts restart within 10 years of a formal peace treaty. As Children in Crisis witness the unfolding crisis in Burundi, we hope, beyond hope, that this is not the nation’s fate. Since the 12 year civil war in Burundi ended in 2005, a war in...
Wednesday, 29 April, 2015 - 14:18
Congratulations to all of our London Marathon runners who took to the streets of the capital on Sunday 26th April to complete an epic 26.2 miles to provide some of the world’s most vulnerable children with a chance to learn. We simply cannot thank our 2015 team of runners enough for the months of training and fundraising that led-up to the big day. So far they have raised an incredible £84,000, enough to fund two Community Based Education Centres in Afghanistan for two years, giving...
Tuesday, 2 December, 2014 - 13:38
Press release. For immediate release. (For a PDF copy of this press release, click here.) Alex Macqueen lends his support to Children in Crisis’s urgent appeal.   London, 2nd December 2014 – Children in Crisis, the charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and their communities in some of the most remote, post-conflict territories by delivering sustainable education, today published a podcast recording by actor Alex Macqueen.   Alex Macqueen is an...
Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 09:00
As Children in Crisis's 'A chance to learn, a chance in life' campaign gathers pace we will be posting regular press releases and links to media coverage on this page. If you have any press-related enquiries or would like to promote Children in Crisis's work in any way (e.g. via your personal blog or your own social media accounts), we would be glad to hear from you: 020 7627 1040 / jessicad@childrenincrisis.org      Press Release Alex Macqueen...
Monday, 24 November, 2014 - 00:26
Press release. For immediate release. (For a PDF copy of this press release, click here.) Rowan Pelling lends her support to Children in Crisis's urgent appeal. “Children in Crisis needs your support more than ever, because we believe a chance to learn is a chance in life” London, 24 November 2014 – Children in Crisis, the charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and their communities in some of the most remote, post-conflict territories by delivering...
Thursday, 6 November, 2014 - 11:56
On 30th October 2014, Bloomberg Tradebook hosted its second annual Charity Day in London, where trading commissions were donated to a selection of charities and Children in Crisis was delighted to be one of them. Bloomberg's Tradebook Charity Day also took place in Bloomberg offices in New York and Hong Kong, with Bloomberg staff dressing up in some imaginative and creative costumes to mark the occasion. Kicking off the day for the London office was Children in Crisis...
Friday, 24 October, 2014 - 14:30
Press Release For immediate release. (For a PDF copy of this press release, click here.) Sally Phillips lends her support to Children in Crisis’s urgent appeal “This is a wonderful charity and the work they do is fantastic” London, 27th October 8am – Children in Crisis, the charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and their communities in some of the most remote, post-conflict territories by delivering sustainable education, today published a podcast...
Friday, 3 October, 2014 - 11:55
If the mountains could speak….. ..... they would tell of the tireless efforts and untold sacrifices of our fallen, much missed colleagues, Eraste Rwatangabo, Kandoti Tite, Murore Fidele and Gifota Byondo. They would recount stories of their astounding abilities to inspire, motivate and unite people, once divided. They would recall their unwavering commitment to bring peace to the region and of the laughter, solidarity and compassion of these men.   ...
Monday, 22 September, 2014 - 09:53
Press Release Embargoed until GMT 00.01 Monday 22nd September 2014 (For a PDF copy of this press release, click here). Joanna Lumley lends her support to Children in Crisis’s urgent appeal “One of the finest things you could ever give ….. is an education.” London – Monday 22nd September – Children in Crisis, the charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and their communities in some of the most remote, post-conflict territories by delivering...
Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 - 12:41
  Sarah, Duchess of York and HRH Princess Eugenie of York represent Children in Crisis at the BGC Charity Day in New York on the 11th September. The BGC Charity Day was set up to commemorate the 722 friends and colleagues of the company who lost their lives on September 11th 2001. All revenue from the day is given to charities around the world – bringing a positive element to a tragic day.  This year marked BGC’s tenth annual Charity Day which takes places in...