Children in Crisis
Children in Crisis is a non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of children and women from underprivileged backgrounds in third-world countries. It is headquartered in London, England.
It was founded by Sarah, Duchess of York, who remains life president. Her daughter, Princess Beatrice of York, has served as Ambassador of Children in Crisis since 2007. Alongside Beatrice, her second daughter, Princess Eugenie of York, attended the fundraising annual dinner in March 2011.
The vice-presidents are: Paul Szkiler, Grahame Harding, Olivier de Givenchy and Mark Olbrich.
The Board of Trustees comprises:
- Alasdair Haynes (Chair).
- Alexandra Buxton.
- Ron Friend.
- Deborah Helsby.
- Frances Prenn.
- Julia Streets.
- Anthony Wallersteiner.
- James Henderson.
In 2005, it worked with other partners in Afghanistan to provide education for children who had been unable to attend school. It also helped HIV/AIDS education in Sierra Leone. and with schools in East Timor.
- Official website
- Children In Crisis: About Us: Trustees and Donors
- Huggler, Justin (27 December 2005). "Christmas Appeal: Help for the generation robbed of its education". The Independent. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
- Verkaik, Robert (28 December 2005). "Christmas Appeal: How to fight the enemy that hides behind ignorance". The Independent. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
- 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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