Vision

A world in which all children enjoy a life free from injustice and abuse.

Mission

To build on the strengths within children, families, communities and institutions so that children can grow up to become empowered citizens.

Values

Mutual respect for all children and adults, regardless of their situation, lies at the heart of ChildHope’s approach. We aim to be trusted, transparent and accountable to children and adults, our partners, our supporters and our donors.

Our Approach

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Children we work with

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The Team and Board

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Our Work

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Our Historical Timeline

  1. 1989

    1989

    ChildHope UK set up supported by UNICEF and Save The Children (Sweden)

  2. 1990

    1990

    Southern Africa Fund to aid street children in South Africa, Uganda, Malawi and Mozambique is obtained

  3. 1993

    1993

    ChildHope UK is a founding member of Consortium for Street Children (UK) and shifts focus to education

  4. 1998

    1998

    Relationship with Pendekezo Letu (PKL) in Nairobi, our longest continued partner, begins

  5. 2001

    2001

    Five new partnerships established: CHADET (Ethiopia), Sathsath (Nepal), Butterflies (India), Aparajeyo (Bangladesh) and Railway Children (India)

  6. 2003

    2003

    Refocused working relationships, strengthening the scope for partners to lead programmes

  7. 2005

    2005

    Ceased all work in Central and Eastern Europe

  8. 2007

    2007

    Coalition with eight NGOs to reduce violence against women and children is formed

  9. 2008

    2008

    Refocus goals to work with boys, girls and youth under 25 years

  10. 2009

    2009

    New partnership launched to improve the lives of Bangladeshi garment workers and their children

  11. 2010

    2010

    Prioritise educating families and teachers on Child Rights

  12. 2013

    2013

    Launch of a major new initiative to support over 16,000 Ethiopian girls through school, partnering with CHADET

  13. 2015

    2015

    Renewed commitment to work with extremely marginalized children as part of the Global Commitment to ‘Leave No-One Behind’

  14. 2016

    2016

    New strategic framework launched with a greater inclusion of children with disabilities

  15. 2017

    2017

    New ‘Lunch & Learn’ Seminar Series launched to strengthen child protection knowledge and practice for UK-based charities and agencies within the international development sector

  16. 2018

    2018

    Childhope UK continues to grow connections between Southern partners to extend its protection and safeguarding support and training to other agencies outside of the UK.

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