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Wednesday, 27 July, 2011 - 13:14
China, Tibet, Midwives, Midwife, babySaving mothers and babies’ lives in Tibet.   Children in Crisis are delighted to announce that our midwife training programme in the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of China has restarted. The training had been postponed due to the effects of a devastating earthquake that struck in April 2010. Children in Crisis and our local partner Jinpa have been running a midwife training programme in a remote area of Western China, the Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, since 2004. During...
Friday, 8 July, 2011 - 12:59
Sabine Diederichs, Extreme MotherOn Wednesday 6th July, Children in Crisis celebrated Sabine Diederichs, Extreme Mother’s incredible challenge to successfully ski 550km across the Arctic Circle at 30 Pavilion Road.     We were honoured to be joined by Children in Crisis’ patron and founder, Sarah Duchess of York and many supporters of the two charities Sabine had chosen to support: Children in Crisis and Right To Play. The evening was a great success with delicious cocktails sponsored by Edgerton...
Wednesday, 6 July, 2011 - 11:28
Amy Parker, Programme Manager for Children in Crisis, updates us on progress made in the South Kivu area of Eastern Congo… My most recent visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo took place in June, starting with a 5-day ‘training of trainers’ teacher training workshop. The two teams had just completed their baseline evaluation visits in Itombwe and Marungu, so this workshop provided an excellent skill-sharing and team building platform. The topics that were covered include...
Monday, 13 June, 2011 - 09:44
Children in Crisis, Vision for the Blind, Disability, Disabled, Blind, deaf,In 2011 Children in Crisis launched a survey to explore and document the alarming truth about children with disabilities in Sierra Leone. Instances of children being hidden away, abused and denied their basic human rights have been reported although the full extent is not known. What we do know is that there are a significant number of children with disabilities and access to education for them is a big problem. The early results from our survey make a powerful case for something more to be...
Monday, 23 May, 2011 - 15:59
Extreme Mother - Skiis the Arctic for Children in CrisisUPDATE: May 23rd - After 22 days of ski-ing 550km across the Arctic Circle, Sabine Diederichs has completed the absolute challenge of a life-time for Children in Crisis and Right To Play. We would like to wish Sabine a huge CONGRATULATIONS from all the team at Children in Crisis – she is a real inspiration to us and to all the women in the world putting themselves through extremes to give vulnerable children hope for the future...
Thursday, 12 May, 2011 - 15:16
http://bit.ly/royalhatPrincess Beatrice's Hat, £81,100.01, and what this means to Children in Crisis Children in Crisis are absolutely delighted by the success of Princess Beatrice’s Royal Wedding hat auction, and would like to thank Princess Beatrice, the very generous successful bidder and all who have helped to make the auction the charity event of 2011. Koy Thomson, Chief Executive of Children in Crisis said; "It has been an incredibly exciting ten days. It has been called the hat that got a...
Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 - 16:49
Mugilanesa is a courageous young girl who took a stand. She refused to be exchanged in marriage for a few cows. Remarkably, Mugilanesa inspired a wave of action by other girls in her isolated community, all equally determined to complete an education and have a chance in life. Mugilanesa lives in a remote village on the plateau of South Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Here, as soon as a girl reaches the age of 13, she is expected to be married. From birth onwards girls will be...
Tuesday, 26 April, 2011 - 11:49
London Marathon 2011, Children in Crisis, Charity MarathonThank you all so much.   Some photos of our brave runners from the 2011 London Marathon. See how much fun they had! Fancy giving it a go in 2012? CLICK HERE
Monday, 11 April, 2011 - 08:50
As Children in Crisis celebrated the first International Day for Street Children on April the 12th, Bethan Williams Programmes Officer for Afghanistan wrote from Kabul. Bethan was visiting and assessing our projects in Afghanistan, including our Community Based Education Centres which are offering street-working children a route into education..... As the International Day for Street Children is approaching, it is important to remind ourselves of the situation of children in Afghanistan. It...
Tuesday, 5 April, 2011 - 16:37
Cheer with Children in Crisis at the London MarathonOn 17th April 2011, the world's most famous running event returns to the streets of London, the London Marathon! At Children in Crisis we have a fantastic team of 43 supporters who are running 26.2 miles through the streets of the capital on behalf of our charity. If you would like to join us to cheer and support our runners along the route, please come to either mile 19 (on North Colonade in Canary Wharf) or mile 24 (on the Embankment in Central London) between 10.00am and 3.00pm. We will...