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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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Fursa kwa Watoto Logo

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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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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Shipquay Boutique Hotel Announces Children in Crossfire as 2018 Charity Partner

Children in Crossfire are delighted to have been chosen as the Shipquay Boutique Hotel’s charity partner for 2018. The partnership was formally launched today with the presentation of a cheque for £500 to Children in Crossfire’s Executive Director, Richard Moore. Johanne Ferguson, the Shipquay Boutique Hotel’s manager, said:…

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Festive Jailbreak 2017

Festive Jailbreak

Come along to Richmond Shopping Centre to support Children in Crossfire’s Festive Jailbreak. Local ‘jailbirds’ will be fundraising to get out of ‘festive’ jail in time for Christmas! In festive jail this year we have pop band ‘Lavengro’ ahead of their upcoming single release “Think” out now on…

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Santa's Big Fundraiser Appeal

Santa’s Big Fundraiser Appeal

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, Fundraising, news article

Christmas is coming and it’s time to get into the festive spirit! On November 23rd, Derry man Martin Gallagher launched his 11th annual Santa’s Big Fundraiser Appeal for Children in Crossfire. He does this every year in loving memory of his son, Christopher, who died tragically of malaria…

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Tanzanian Country Director, Craig Ferla Meeting the Honourable Prime Minister of Tanzania, Kassim Majaliwa.

Country Director Meets Tanzanian Prime Minister

Posted by Children in Crossfire in Blog, news article

Last week Children in Crossfire‘s Tanzanian Country Director, Craig Ferla, had the huge honour of meeting with the Honourable Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania, Kassim Majaliwa. He shared some thoughts from his meeting with us below. It was a remarkable privilege and honour to meet…

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Children At Ilemela Pre-Primary School, Tanzania | Children In Crossfire

My visit to Ilmela Pre-Primary school

On Tuesday 14th March 2017 I visited Ilemela Pre-Primary School, Tanzania. I spent quite a bit of time observing the class and the teacher in action.  It was lovely to see the children so engaged with their teacher.  After each activity, she would shout out to them ‘good…

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Overseas Aid Fiction or Fact | Children In Crossfire

Overseas Aid: The Facts and Fiction

Setting the Record Straight about Aid Time and again, we see that public support in Ireland for overseas aid is very high in Ireland. Not only do opinion polls show that Irish people say they back the spending of money on aid, but they also put their money…

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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.