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War Child Canada protects children and families affected by war. In the most dangerous corners of the world, War Child is rebuilding war-affected communities and providing the support necessary for children to experience a stable childhood....

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War Child Canada protects children and families affected by war. In the most dangerous corners of the world, War Child is rebuilding war-affected communities and providing the support necessary for children to experience a stable childhood.

When war itself ends, the consequences endure. A lack of employment opportunities, the absence of effective economic or social structures, a destroyed infrastructure, an under-educated population and a culture of impunity around rights violations combine to create conditions that make a return to conflict all too possible.

But, by making a long-term investment in war-affected communities, the support structures for a healthy childhood can be rebuilt and the cycle of violence can be broken.

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  • Your Miles can help War Child's Famine Response in South Sudan

    Food is not a luxury. It is a right of every human being. And yet it is a right that is being denied the people of South Sudan. On February 20th, the UN declared a state of famine in South Sudan. This is not a declaration made lightly. A famine has an official definition based on... Read more »

  • Without you, Jennifer may never have been able to come share her story

    We believe, as I’m sure you do too, that aid work overseas should be stable and long lasting. That’s one reason the majority of our overseas team work in the communities where they were born and still live. If there is one downside to this, it’s that most of them will never... Read more »

  • Bringing together front-line workers, to better support children.

    Thanks to Aeroplan’s support, War Child recently completed the second annual capacity building summit in Kampala, Uganda. The gathering – made possible by the Beyond Miles program – is a chance for War Child’s international field staff to meet and sharpen their skills... Read more »

  • Thank you to everyone who helped!

    From June 16 to 22, Just over 264,000 miles were donated by Aeroplan mile collectors, all of which were matched by Aeroplan. More donors than ever before supported us, and it means the world to us. After the match, War Child will recieve 529,000 miles. What sort of impact will that have... Read more »

  • for some, it was the first face-to-face meeting with their counterpart

    In June 2013, War Child held a summit in Kampala, Uganda for field staff to increase their skills related to child protection, finance procedures, and to participate in strategic planning for the organization. This tremendously valuable gathering could not have been made possible without the... Read more »

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