What We Do


Medical missions, specialized surgical treatment, rehabilitative care, virtual diagnosing, consulting, referrals, train doctors in developing regions, provide medical equipment, supplies & sustainable aid


STORIES OF HOPE

  • Rokaya, COWF’s second candidate, was in desperate need of specialized surgical attention that was unavailable in her home country of Egypt. COWF learned of Rokaya’s extremely rare condition through our partners at Operation Smile.  COWF was able to transport Rokaya in the midst of political unrest from Cairo to Los Angeles.  Accompanied by her father, Rokaya spent almost two months in Southern California, undergoing specialized surgical intervention at Children's Hospital LA. Rokaya’s procedures were successfully completed, she and her father were able to return to their home country of Egypt in December 2011.



    Rokaya, COWF’s second candidate, was in desperate need of specialized surgical attention that was unavailable in her home country of Egypt. COWF learned of Rokaya’s extremely rare condition through our partners at Operation Smile.  COWF was able to transport Rokaya in the midst of political unrest from Cairo to Los Angeles.  Accompanied by her father, Rokaya spent almost two months in Southern California, undergoing specialized surgical intervention at Children's Hospital LA. Rokaya’s procedures were successfully completed, she and her father were able to return to their home country of Egypt in December 2011.


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    Rokaya, 2

    Egypt

  • 2 year old Ana Paula is from rural Panama, she was born a conjoined twin and seperated at 20 days of life. Unfortunately Ana Paula's twin did not survive, the operation left Ana Paula with major medical complications. After months of trying to locate surgeons and a hospital that could do the rare operation that Ana Paula needed, Children of War Foundation was contacted to help. COWF teamed up with Shriners Hospital for Children Los Angeles to transform Ana Paula's life. Today, Ana Paula is walking and she'll continue to progress as she continues to undergo surgical intervention, rehabilitative care and prosthetic maintenance.  COWF and Shriners Hospital has committed to sponsoring her care, as she matures into a young adult.



    2 year old Ana Paula is from rural Panama, she was born a conjoined twin and seperated at 20 days of life. Unfortunately Ana Paula's twin did not survive, the operation left Ana Paula with major medical complications. After months of trying to locate surgeons and a hospital that could do the rare operation that Ana Paula needed, Children of War Foundation was contacted to help. COWF teamed up with Shriners Hospital for Children Los Angeles to transform Ana Paula's life. Today, Ana Paula is walking and she'll continue to progress as she continues to undergo surgical intervention, rehabilitative care and prosthetic maintenance.  COWF and Shriners Hospital has committed to sponsoring her care, as she matures into a young adult.


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    Ana, 2

    Panama

  • Hashim sustained devastating burns, shrapnel, brain and skull injuries in his hometown of Baghdad in February 2010 from a roadside bomb. He was pulled from his family’s car and remained in the hospital for seventy days after the blast. In late August 2010, COWF and the MKI teamed up, managing to transport him and his mother to Los Angeles, via Jordan. Hashim began receiving long term surgical treatments at Children's Hospital LA in September 2010.  He spent over one year undergoing complex surgical care and rehabilitation in Los Angeles.  More information on Hashim can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXRYlDlToDwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXRYlDlToDw 



    Hashim sustained devastating burns, shrapnel, brain and skull injuries in his hometown of Baghdad in February 2010 from a roadside bomb. He was pulled from his family’s car and remained in the hospital for seventy days after the blast. In late August 2010, COWF and the MKI teamed up, managing to transport him and his mother to Los Angeles, via Jordan. Hashim began receiving long term surgical treatments at Children's Hospital LA in September 2010.  He spent over one year undergoing complex surgical care and rehabilitation in Los Angeles.  More information on Hashim can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXRYlDlToDwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXRYlDlToDw 


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    Hashim, 10

    Iraq

"If We Are To Teach Real Peace In This World, And If We Are To Carry On A Real War Against War, We Shall Have To Begin With The Children.”

 

- Mahatma Gandhi

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Hours

Monday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday9:00AM - 5:00PM
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED


Our Mission

Children of War Foundation's mission is to provide access to donated transformative surgical care to children living with a physical deformity or injuries that cannot be treated in their home country.

 

Children of War Foundation is organized under the Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation Law for public and charitable purposes: Beverly Hills, California: Children of War Foundation, Registered Non-profit, 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Organization, Tax ID No. 272685205.

Children of War Foundation

612 ½ N Genesee Ave,

Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone. 310-926-2693

Email. info@cowf.org