World Association for Orphans and Abandoned Children (WAO)

Association mondiale pour les orphelins et les enfants abandonnés
Asociación Mundial para Húerfanos y Niños Abandonados

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History

7 Sep 1985. Ceased to exist, 2011.

Aims

Assist unsupported children, replacing traditional children's homes by training projects to be adopted by the international business community, through which children can earn sufficient for their own security and prepare for their own future; establish a university chair in orphanhood and child abandonment; replace prevailing intolerant attitudes and misguided priorities with more appropriate priorities in instruction of children and a new set of values leading to a more peaceful world.

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Activities

Organizes: World Peace Day for Children; Day of Destruction of War Toys. Provides financial assistance to projects involving help for abandoned, deprived and exploited children in a number of countries. Programmes (5): Vocational Training Programme; Research Programme; Data Bank; General Assistance to Orphans.

Structure

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Subjects *

  • Society
    • Infants
    • Disadvantaged
  • Societal Problems
    • Maltreatment

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality

UIA Org ID

F1963

Last News Received

5. Sep 2011
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