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Monday, 18 March, 2013 - 13:52
Children in Crisis Founder and Life President, Sarah the Duchess of York features in an article in the Sunday Express. The Duchess of York has just returned from visiting Children in Crisis' work in Liberia, marking the start of our 20th Anniversary Year. A Sunday Express article featured an interview with the Duchess of York in which she speaks of the inspiration that she takes from the children and women she met during her trip: "Talking to the children and women in Liberia gives me...
Friday, 15 March, 2013 - 17:13
Photo above: Children in Crisis founder and Life President Sarah, Duchess of York leads an auction, raising donations to support our work. Since March 1993 On March 7th 2013 Children in Crisis hosted a glamorous school Leavers Ball at the Royal Hospital Chelsea to celebrate the 1.3 million children we have helped in the 20 years since we were founded. Guests enjoyed a delicious school dinner, entertainment by the wonderful magician Etienne Pradier and bid generously on our silent auction and...
Thursday, 7 February, 2013 - 13:47
…the years and years of people telling them that they are “not able, not worth it and can’t” have left a people unable to see what on earth they have to offer to, and how they fit into today’s Burundian society. Amy Parker blogs on her recent meetings with the Batwa community of Burundi. Isolated and ostracised in one of the world’s poorest countries, Children in Crisis are committed to working with the Batwa community and finding solutions to the...
Wednesday, 30 January, 2013 - 17:45
2012: The Year in Review. Our Annual Review of 2012 is ready for you to read. This year we've uploaded it to an online eReader which is embedded below. Thumb through it and let us know what you think. As a summary of all of our projects, as well as a collection of articles and opinion pieces, we think that the review makes for a great insight into just what it is that Children in Crisis is able to achieve with the help of our wonderful supporters. To them we say thank you for being with us...
Tuesday, 27 November, 2012 - 12:42
Get Quizzical in aid of Children in Crisis 2012Get Quizzical in Aid of Children in Crisis 2012 On November 21st Children in Crisis held our 3rd fun-filled Get Quizzical event. Held at Sway Bar and Restaurant in Covent Garden the event was a massive success with everyone having a wonderful evening eating, drinking and quizzing! The evening raised an amazing £36,000 for Children in Crisis. Congratulations to our winning table, the imaginatively named ‘Table 6’, we hope you enjoyed the winners champagne!  We would like...
Friday, 23 November, 2012 - 15:29
Posted: 06/12/12   As we reported at the end of November (see below), DRC's eastern province of North Kivu witnessed an offensive by the armed rebel group M23, who took Goma on Monday 26th November resulting in huge population displacement and a very real anxiety that this could result in the dramatic destabilisation of the region, if not a return to war in DRC. Since this time, Children in Crisis can report that the situation has improved slightly in as much as the M23 rebels...
Monday, 19 November, 2012 - 18:21
This year we dedicated Children in Crisis Week to the local staff who work with such skill and dedication on all of our overseas projects. Children in Crisis week may be over, but we'd still want you to take a moment to meet some of our dear friends and colleagues. You will read about the amazing lives that these people have lived. You will see a passion and drive for helping the children of their countries that is simply humbling. In the DRC, Liberia and Sierra Leone we work in partnership...
Monday, 12 November, 2012 - 16:42
There's some simple, free and easy things you can do online which will make a world of difference to Children in Crisis. For a charity of our size, the biggest challenge is getting ourselves heard. But in just a few moments, you can help bring invaluable exposure to our cause. Please help us with a few acts of online kindness......... Like, follow You have friends and you have followers. The simple act of liking our Facebook page and following us on Twitter can have an amazing knock on...
Monday, 12 November, 2012 - 16:26
October 4th 2012 marked the one year anniversary of the brutal murders of our much missed friends and colleagues, Eraste Rwatangabo, Kandoti Tite, Musore Ruturutsa and Gifota Edmond as they travelled on route to the Plateau to conduct programme activities in schools and communities. They were selectively killed on the grounds of their ethnicity in an ambush by the militia group, Mai Mai Yakatumba, alongside three other companions. Sarah Rowse, Children in Crisis’ Director of Programmes,...
Tuesday, 9 October, 2012 - 12:21
‘The work of EMI/Children in Crisis is unforgettable, both the teacher training and the school construction. We now have hopes and dreams for our children. Before the only future for them was in the fields. Now the world has opened up for them.’ Village leader, Ngobi At the beginning of September 2012, a new school year started in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but the children of Ngobi on the remote plateau of South Kivu did not go back to their school. The run-down,...