Giving children the chance to choose

Development Education and Global Education Facilitators Needed

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog

Development Education and Global Education Facilitators We are growing our team of educators to deliver our Teacher training programme, TIDAL: Educating the Heart. TIDAL: Educating the Heart is an accredited, capacity building training programme for all primary and post-primary teachers throughout Ireland, North and South. TIDAL (Teachers in…

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Coffee Morning at The Shipquay Hotel

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, Fundraising

A very special coffee morning celebrating Shipquay Hotel’s partnership with Children in Crossfire, which will be held in their restaurant on Friday 1 June between 10:30am and 12noon. Shipquay Hotel is Derry’s newest boutique hotel and is located at 15 – 17 Shipquay Street. We are delighted that…

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Shipquay Hotel launches coffee morning fundraiser after recent fundraising sucess

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, news article

Shipquay Hotel and Children in Crossfire celebrate latest fundraising success and announce coffee morning. Staff from Shipquay Boutique Hotel and Children in Crossfire met this week to announce details of a fundraising coffee morning to be held in the hotel on Friday 1 June, and to hand over…

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Richard Moore gets a helping hand from Helen the Easter Bunny, Martin "Superman" and John the gorilla at the launch of the Children in Crossfire Zipline Challenge. (Photo - Tom Heaney, nwpresspics)

Zipline Challenge 2018

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog

Local people are being urged to get costumed up for a high-speed trip across the Foyle as part of the Children in Crossfire Zipline Challenge 2018. The event, which will offer a unique bird’s eye view over the River Foyle, will be staged locally and takes place on…

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Wild Atlantic Way 2018

Cycle the Wild Atlantic Way

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog

3-Day Challenge (5th – 7th October) “Where land and sea collide, where untamed beauty abounds, welcome to the unforgettable experience of the Wild Atlantic Way”.  This 3-day cycle captures the magic and extraordinary beauty of the North West of Ireland in all its glory. Cycling the Wild Atlantic…

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Voices of Fursa kwa Watoto – Video Series

Fursa kwa Watoto (Opportunities for Children) is an initiative in Tanzania designed to improve school readiness and learning outcomes for children by building evidence on the effective and scalable provision of quality pre-primary education in line with Tanzanian policies and systems. The programme is implemented in Kilimanjaro and…

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Contact Media's Director, Joseph McVeigh, presents cheque to Children in Crossfire's Executive Director, Richard Moore.

Contact Media Announces Children in Crossfire as 2018 Charity Partner

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, press release

Children in Crossfire are delighted to have been chosen as the Contact Media chosen charity partner for 2018. The partnership was formally launched today with the presentation of a cheque for £200 to Children in Crossfire’s Executive Director, Richard Moore. Joseph McVeigh Director of Contact Media said “TV Taxi…

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Catalysing Change: Fursa kwa Watoto

With the enrolment of new students still underway across Tanzania by the time registration closes on March 31st, Teacher Salima Mwanjile’s class could once again top 300 (click here to see the video of her classroom taken last year).   At Nyashana Primary School in Mwanza one is…

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Pre-primary pupils in Misungwi happily drink porridge during their break time.

Ask yourself… Who will feed my child?

A young child needs proper nutrition to grow and learn well. Banning compulsory parental contributions to their children’s education has been very popular. However, the interpretation now held by many communities is that even voluntary contributions such as to school feeding programmes are now not allowed. But let…

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Participants of ‘Demystifying Tax Justice’ workshop taking part in a moving debate

Demystifying Tax Justice; a personal perspective

Let’s go to a meeting about taxation. Doesn’t sound like a fun way to spend a wet Wednesday evening, especially with Lionel Messi and co in action in a big game on TV. However, I went along to St Columb’s Park House in Derry and was really glad…

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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.