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July 29th, 2008
Lord's Children
What You Can Do


WIDE ANGLE viewers often ask what they can do to help. Here is a short list of organizations that are working to help child soldiers in Uganda and around the world. If you know of other reputable groups that you’d like to recommend, feel free to do so in the comments section.

Betty Bigombe Children of War Foundation
Foundation started by Betty Bigombe, a former Ugandan government minister involved in negotiations with the Lord’s Resistance Army
Organization started by a Belgian journalist that helps pay for former child soldiers in Uganda to go to school

Save the Children
International organization promoting the needs of children worldwide. Their child soldiers program helps communities understand and cope with children who are returning from combat

Christian Children’s Fund
An international organization that works to protect children in conflict and natural disasters and psychosocial interventions

International Rescue Committee
Works to identify and care for child soldiers who have been demobilized or escaped from armed forces

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