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A compassionate world where every child can reach their potential

children have benefited from Early Childhood Development programme in Tanzania
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children accessed lifesaving therapeutic feeding in Wolisso, Ethiopia
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children have been treated for severe acute malnutrition in Ethiopia
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students benefited from Global Citizenship Education programmes
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About Us

The story of Children in Crossfire, has its roots in what began as a tragedy and ended as a triumph of the human spirit to overcome adversity. Founded in 1996 by Richard Moore who was blinded as a 10 year old boy in 1972 during the Northern Ireland conflict, Children in Crossfire supports projects helping some of the most vulnerable children on the planet that suffer from the injustice of poverty.

We work in partnership with local organisations in Tanzania and Ethiopia to improve the lives of the most disadvantaged young children, with a particular focus on Early Childhood Education (ECE).

In Ireland, we work in schools and with the general public to raise awareness of global justice issues, and advocate for increased investment in ECE.

Where We Work



UK & Ireland

International Programmes

Our International Programmes focus on improving the life of thousands of young children in Tanzania and Ethiopia, by focusing on increasing access to Early Childhood Education and Health & Nutrition.


Fundraising is a pivotal part of our work. Thanks to the generous support we receive from the public we are able to change the lives of thousands of children and their families. Get involved today!

Global Citizenship Education

We support students appetite for change by providing their teachers with the skills, knowledge and values to bring compassionate global citizenship to the heart of their practice.

Public Engagement

Our Public Engagement programme uses a wide number of different elements such as our Vision 2030 programme as a means of increasing our public impact and promoting communities resilience.

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