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Tanzania Diary – Ndole & Kinda

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OUR HEAD OF FUNDRAISING, RONAN MCCAY SHARES HIS EXPERIENCE OF A RECENT TRIP TO TANZANIA TO VISIT OUR INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS. IN PART 3 OF THE TANZANIA DIARY, RONAN VISITS NDOLE AND KINDA. This morning’s roll-call: Joseph, Chiku and Frank from our Tanzania team; photographer Chris; Godfrey from our…

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Tanzania Diary – Morogoro

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Our head of fundraising, Ronan McCay reflects on his recent trip to Tanzania to visit our international projects. In part two of his Tanzania Diary Ronan visits Morogoro. Last night I ate whole fish on the bone for the first time in my life. I’d always been put…

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Tanzania Diary – Dar es Salaam

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Our Head of Fundraising, Ronan McCay shares his experience of a recent trip to Tanzania to visit our international office and see first hand, the importance of the work Children in Crossfire carry out. Dar es Salaam bustles. The Children in Crossfire jeep jostles with vans, lorries, motorbikes,…

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Supporting innovation in ECD to benefit working mothers

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To mark International Women’s Day 2019 Chiku Lweno, our Strategic Partnerships & Advocacy Manager based in our office in Tanzania discusses the steps Children in Crossfire are taking to promote the creation of a fair and equal world for women. While researching for this blog, I thought I…

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Foyle Fairtrade Fortnight

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Children in Crossfire is delighted to work in partnership with Foyle Fairtrade as they mark Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 with a series of events, workshops and activities! This is Derry’s 5th birthday as a Fairtrade City. We achieved Fairtrade City Status in 2014. You will see the signs as…

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Working to Remove Poverty-Based Discrimination among Tanzanian Children

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Today is Zero Discrimination Day, celebrated globally every 1st of March. Zero Discrimination Day is an opportunity to highlight how everyone can be a part of the transformation towards a fair and just society. This year’s Zero Discrimination Day theme is ‘Act to change laws that Discriminate’. In…

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Contributing to Global Goals despite language differences

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Diversity is a key strength of humankind. Our differences allow us to complement each other and as a diverse group achieve the common goal of a better life for all. Thursday the 21st February marks Mother Language Day. This is an important day worldwide, language has close ties…

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Thank you Martin!

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The 2018 Santa’s Big Fundraising Appeal for Children in Crossfire raised more than £5,500. Thanking Martin Gallagher for his continued support for Children in Crossfire through his month-long Santa Stand at Derry’s Guildhall, Executive Director Richard Moore said: “We are so grateful to Martin – and his wife…

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The importance of global awareness

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, Compassion in Action, CPD, Education

Last October we trained 85 teachers across Ireland through our Educating the Heart Programme. Since then, we’ve been continuing to support those teachers as they bring their learning to the heart of their classrooms, using the new tools and knowledge to cultivate Compassionate Global Citizenship. As well as…

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The road to a world free of FGM

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February 6th, 2019 marks the day of zero tolerance of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). This day brings mixed feelings among activists because of the highly-publicised FGM conviction in the UK, which is the first of its kind. The sense of achievement has been diluted by sadness as yet…

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We are a registered charity in Northern Ireland (NIC101412) and The Republic of Ireland (CHY 20045517). Children in Crossfire is now also a registered ‘Not For Profit’ in the USA and is recognised as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (EIN 46-2267122). We are developing Advisory Groups in Chicago and Boston to assist with a fundraising programme.