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Watoto Wetu Tunu Yetu Remote Learning Support Response

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An update below from Chiku Lweno-aboud, our Strategic Partnerships & Advocacy Manager about Children in Crossfire providing essential remote learning resources to families in the communities where we operate in Tanzania during the COVID-19 pandemic Many children reached by our special COVID-19 response did not have a book…

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Welcome to the team!

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Children in Crossfire are delighted to welcome Laura and Tricia to the team.  We took some time recently and asked them a few questions about who they are, what they do and why did they want to join us at Children in Crossfire.   Laura Fitzpatrick   Position:…

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Dr Joe’s 6000 Mile Cycle of Hope

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We are delighted to announce that our long time supporter Dr Joe McEvoy who is a well-known GP in the Derry area is leading our ‘Cycle of Hope’ fundraiser which will take place over four weeks from Wednesday 8th July to Saturday 8th August.  Dr Joe wants to assemble a…

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Compassionate Global Citizens

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Children in Crossfire is driven by its vision for a compassionate world where every child can reach their full potential. We know that teachers and educators play a vital role in helping children reach their potential so we strive to support educators to nurture Compassionate Global Citizenship through…

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Ten tips for working from home!

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As many of you know, we have one office in Derry and one in Tanzania! What you may not know is our Head of International Programmes Matt, lives in England and works from home! So we asked him to share his top ten tips which may help you…

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It’s Time to Raise the Bar!

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Chocolate can make the world a better place- in more ways than one. As a celebration of this year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, why not continue to help us raise the bar in our efforts to spread kindness across the world. Fairtrade is a trading partnership which promotes and recognises…

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Dodoma is ready for Watoto Wetu Tunu Yetu

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We are proud to have started our new programme supported by UK Aid Direct to deliver quality pre-primary education to 100,000 children in Dodoma region, Tanzania. Our approach will be to support the improvement of selected model schools from which neighbouring schools can learn from, ultimately spreading quality…

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Saving Brains ECD innovators’ workshop enriches Watoto Wetu Tunu Yetu

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Children in Crossfire Tanzania was privileged to be invited to participate in a Saving Brains Innovators Workshop  held in Nairobi in early February 2020.  The theme was on supporting high quality Early Childhood Development programmes to transition to scale. While Children in Crossfire is not a Saving Brains…

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Pat Ramsey Joins Our Swim 10k Challenge!

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We are delighted to have former Mayor of Derry and MLA Pat Ramsey taking part in our brand new Swim 10K Challenge! Speaking as he launched his Facebook fundraising page, Mr Ramsey said: “I have long admired the work Children in Crossfire does for some of the world’s…

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Consultancy to Evaluation Irish ad Programme Grant

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We are seeking a consultant to conduct an evaluation of our 5-year  Irish Aid Programme Grant. Our Programme Grant with Irish Aid reflects the organisations strategic plan. Overseas, we work with others to reduce poverty for the most vulnerable in our target countries of Tanzania and Ethiopia, and…

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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.
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