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Monday, 2 December, 2013 - 17:23
You can double your Christmas donation through the Big Give! In the build up to Christmas you (or the company you work for) might be thinking of giving a gift to support the work of a good cause. Thanks to our partnership with The Big Give, your donation could be doubled at no extra cost to you.  Please take on this challenge for Children in Crisis To have your donation matched you will need to donate online, via The Big Give website, before 5pm on Wednesday 18th December. Your donation...
Thursday, 25 July, 2013 - 11:50
Please help more children like Arlette, lend your support to Children in Crisis’s BBC Radio 4 Appeal. Arlette’s story, presented by Joanna Lumley and broadcast by BBC Radio 4 on Sunday the 4th August and to be broadcast again this Thursday the 8th (3.27 pm), is one of tireless effort, hope and determination.  It is a true example of the children and communities that Children in Crisis works with in our Education Programme for the remote and isolated Plateau of the...
Thursday, 30 May, 2013 - 15:00
Roger HodgsonRoger Hodgson Rocked Stowe On Friday 24th May the lead singer of Supertramp, Roger Hodgson, played to 2,500 people in the beautiful grounds of Stowe School. The concert was part of celebrations for the school’s 90th Birthday. Hodgson, a former Stoic who has sold over 70 million records worldwide, put on a brilliant show, helping to raise money in support of Children in Crisis’ work. Despite the stormy spring weather, parents, pupils and Roger Hodgson fans joined together to picnic...
Thursday, 16 May, 2013 - 14:38
Absolutely fabulous. “All the young children I’ve met - I’ve met them everywhere bare footed, tending goats - the first thing they ask for … is a pen or pencil. One of the best things you could ever give them is a book or a map, and one of the finest things you could give to the children of the future is an education. That’s why I support Children in Crisis, it’s absolutely fabulous.” - Joanna Lumley Children in Crisis are pleased to announce that we...
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 15:51
Thank you. If you are a regular, Direct Debit supporter of Children in Crisis, whether past or current, then you may have received a telephone call from us within the last few weeks. We would like to say thank you. Children in Crisis have been getting in touch with our regular supporters to update you on our work, and show how your committed, reliable support is having such an incredible impact, bringing education and protection to children truly in need of our help. You might have heard about...
Wednesday, 15 May, 2013 - 11:54
In early 2012 Children in Crisis re-affirmed our commitment to providing education to the women and children of Afghanistan. We opened 5 new community based education centres (CBECs) in some of Kabul’s poorest communities, where high numbers of children are out of school. Here we can give you an update on the centres and their incredible first year successes. A primary education in three years Using intensive accelerated learning classes, our five CBECs are now able to give children from...
Thursday, 25 April, 2013 - 16:39
He is a boy called Hope. Children in Crisis' work in the Democratic Republic of Congo was recently featured in an insightful, inspiring article in the Sunday Express. Amy Parker, Children in Crisis' Programme Manager for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), was interviewed for the piece which introduces Children in Crisis' teacher training programme (run in partnership with local Congolese organisation Eben-Ezer Ministry International) on the remote eastern Plateau of the DRC....
Tuesday, 23 April, 2013 - 10:19
Hello! Magazine interview Twenty years after founding Children in Crisis, Sarah Duchess of York, is interviewed by Hello! Magazine.     To learn more about Children in Crisis' work, click here.  
Monday, 22 April, 2013 - 15:37
London Marathon 2013 On the 21st April, 36 incredible men & women took to the streets of London to complete the 2013 Virgin London Marathon for Children in Crisis. Children in Crisis London staff were out to support our wonderful runners with cheer points at mile 19 and 24. We then met them at the finish line and welcomed them back to a post-race reception with a well-deserved massage, some food to re-fuel and a goody bag. It was lovely to have all of our wonderful runners in one place and...
Wednesday, 10 April, 2013 - 16:34
Photo above: Sahid with his friends in Kambia, Sierra Leone.   Koy Thomson, CEO of Children in Crisis, recently returned from Sierra Leone. He was there to take part in the launch of our Disability Report. This is a report on the reality faced by disabled children growing up in poor, isolated, rural areas of Sierra Leone. It is a report which has given disabled people their first opportunity to voice their issues to local government. It has shown that disabled children in rural Sierra...