Children in Crisis

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Children in Crisis is a non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of children and women from underprivileged backgrounds in third-world countries.[1] It is headquartered in London, England.

Patronage[edit]

It was founded by Sarah, Duchess of York, who remains life president.[2] Her daughter, Princess Beatrice of York, has served as Ambassador of Children in Crisis since 2007.[2] Alongside Beatrice, her second daughter, Princess Eugenie of York, attended the fundraising annual dinner in March 2011.[2]

The vice-presidents are: Paul Szkiler, Grahame Harding, Olivier de Givenchy and Mark Olbrich.[2]

The Board of Trustees comprises:

  • Alasdair Haynes (Chair).[2]
  • Alexandra Buxton.[2]
  • Ron Friend.[2]
  • Deborah Helsby.[2]
  • Frances Prenn.[2]
  • Julia Streets.[2]
  • Anthony Wallersteiner.[2]
  • James Henderson.[2]

Overview[edit]

In 2005, it worked with other partners in Afghanistan to provide education for children who had been unable to attend school.[3] It also helped HIV/AIDS education in Sierra Leone.[4] and with schools in East Timor.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official website
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Children In Crisis: About Us: Trustees and Donors
  3. ^ Huggler, Justin (27 December 2005). "Christmas Appeal: Help for the generation robbed of its education". The Independent. Retrieved 19 January 2010. 
  4. ^ Verkaik, Robert (28 December 2005). "Christmas Appeal: How to fight the enemy that hides behind ignorance". The Independent. Retrieved 19 January 2010. 
  5. ^ Vallely, Paul (January 2, 2006). "Appeal: 'School boxes' help East Timorese to rebuild a shattered education system". The Independent. Retrieved 19 January 2010. 

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