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Rwanda: Childfund Rwanda Opens a Preschool in Jabana Sector

The effects of drought in the Horn of Africa go far beyond hunger

Tirig, who is six years old, stands with her sister Saua, outside their makeshift shelter in Burao, Somalia. Drought has forced their family to leave home in search of water and food — particularly because the family's goats are now all dead. ©UNICEF/UN056038/Holt

Member spotlight: ChildFund Deutschland's critical work in Ukraine

Joern Ziegler, Managing Director of ChildFund Deutschland, meets with a family living in a camp for internally displaced people that is supported by the German development agency GIZ (German Corporation for International Cooperation). ChildFund offers various activities for the children who are living in very difficult conditions here. © Yellow-Blue Wings

'Pass It Back' Cup in Belfast proves inspirational

Girls like these traveled to Belfast to play in the Pass It Back Cup.

Telephone counseling saves lives

ChildFund Papua New Guinea's telephone counseling service received more than 5,000 calls last year. Photo by Vlad Sokhin.

There are significant economic benefits for developing nations by sending children to school instead of work

Young boys work as porters instead of going to school in Darjeeling, India. Photo by Pavel Svoboda Photography

ChildFund responds to devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone

Hundreds died and hundreds more are missing after flooding and landslides devastated Sierra Leone’s capital, Freetown.

ChildFund India is combating child labour, trafficking, and marriage across 14 states

What more can we do to keep children safe?

Meg Gardinier, Secretary General, ChildFund Alliance, and Patrick Canagasingham, CEO, Christian Children's Fund of Canada