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St Ronan’s Primary School Going for Gold: Nurturing Compassionate Global Citizens.

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“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all” ~ Aristotle. St Ronan’s Primary School are the first school in Northern Ireland to receive Children in Crossfire’s Gold Award for nurturing compassionate global citizens. The primary school in Newry, County Down have brought their students…

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Ukerewe Island – Part Two

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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 THE FINAL INSTALMENT OF THE TANZANIA DIARY, RONAN IS IN UKEREWE ISLAND. The school toilets I’ve just seen were infuriating. Every child using them is at risk…

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Ukerewe Island – Part One

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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 5 OF THE TANZANIA DIARY, RONAN VISITS UKEREWE ISLAND. You might remember hearing the name Ukerewe Island on the news late last year. It was between…

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Tanzania Diary: Misungwi

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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 4 OF THE TANZANIA DIARY, RONAN VISITS MISUNGWI. It’s dark but still hot when we land at Mwanza Airport. A short drive through sloping neon-lit streets…

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World Immunization Week – Tanzania

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We are delighted to share an important update from Tanzania following World Immunization week which takes place annually during the last week of April. Chiku Lweno, our Strategic Partnerships and Advocacy Manager outlines the progress being made in creating an effective protocol for the delivery of vaccines. According…

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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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