Tangible impact through social activation of all stakeholders
To assess the impact of War Child’s DEALS-methodology, research was conducted in 2012 in Colombia and South Sudan. Approximately 200 children participated in evaluations of War Child’s IDEAL programme in these countries.
Replicable models and innovation are used throughout the organisation
Successful methodologies have been replicated in various project countries
Effect on children: external evaluations
In 2012, 11 external evaluations and one internal evaluation were conducted. The evaluations reflected on the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact and sustainability of our projects.
Impact measurement and capacity enhancement
In 2011, War Child introduced a project administration system to better record participants, project activities, and costs.
Project case: Syrian children under fire
A fierce civil war ravages the country of Syria. Children are literally under fire. Tens of thousands of families have fled across the border to Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon.
Project case Sierra Leone: mission completed
A civil war tore Sierra Leone apart. For more than 10 years the country was the scene of a ground war between rebel groups, often having child soldiers in their ranks.
Project case: Psychosocial support to children and young people in Batticaloa district
Batticaloa is one of the districts severely affected by the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka. People living in Batticaloa faced numerous displacements for several years. As a result, people lost their lives, assets, and economic capacity.
In line with War Child’s strategy to empower children in areas affected by armed conflict, War Child’s goal in human resources is to empower its employees in their role within War Child.
War Child’s articles of association were updated in 2012. They include a description of War Child’s objectives and governance.
War Child aims for long-term relationships with individual donors (Friends) to ensure the continuity of field projects. Friends provide approximately 83% of the income from individual donors.
More than 19% of War Child’s direct fundraising comes from companies: € 2,238,000 (including actions by companies). War Child managed to grow in income from companies by 22% compared to 2011.
In 2012, the total number of actions organised by third parties was 1,046 while 750 were planned. Revenues generated from actions increased by 22.8% compared to 2011 to € 1,103,252. We notice that the amount raised by actions continues to escalate.
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