Kiwanis International European Federation

Serving the children of the World.

Happy child – whats next?

Faced with the humanitarian problem of refugees mobilizing all European opinions, many Kiwanians, from North to South of Europe, did not want to remain indifferent.

The challenge is to find the families, to offer the children protection, assistance, care and continued education to avoid the perilous crossings of the Mediterranean, traffic of all kinds and to rebuild their country when peace would come back.

A first assessment:

So far, 6 of the 10 districts (including the provisionary district Romania) have adopted the project. The result at the end of the first year ending on September 30th is 47,122.03 euros for Italy and 34,458 euros for the Syria project. All in all, Kiwanis Europe has mobilized for its first year not less than € 81,570.03 for the benefit of refugee children and has therefore helped a significant number of children exposed to deficiencies and all dangers! A big thank you to everyone who participated in the project!

What’s next?

We are now starting the second year of the project: Refugee children always need us, if not more!

Do you also want to support this project that puts Kiwanis on the European map?

Do not hesitate to contact your local manager, your District Happy Child Chair, your Governor, or your dedicated KIEF Happy Child Project Chair Josy at josy.glatigny@gmail.com.

As with many websites, our Website uses a technology called “cookies.” more information

A cookie is a unique, random number that is stored in the browser on your computer. The cookie doesn’t actually identify you, just the computer that is used to visit the site. Cookies automatically identify your browser to the Website whenever your computer is used to visit the Website. Cookies also let us know how many people visit the Website and where visitors go on the Website. In addition, cookies can let us know non-personally identifiable information, like what web browser is being used to access the Website. For registered users, cookies can make using the Website easier for you by saving information such as your passwords or preferences. By tracking how and when you use the Website, cookies help us determine which areas are popular and which are not. Many improvements and updates to the Website are based on data obtained from cookies. Accepting cookies allows you, among other things, to personalize your experience on the Website. Cookies may also allow the Website to present to you advertising that may be of special interest to you. If you do not want information collected through the use of cookies, your browser should contain an option that allows you to disable or delete cookie data at any time. Some areas of the Website, however, may not provide you with a personalized experience if you have disabled the use of cookies. The cookies are not tied to personal information.

Close