ABOUT COWF

VISION 

Children of War Foundation (COWF) is a registered 501(c)3 non for profit organization based in Los Angeles, with presence and regional outreach in multiple marginalized and developing countries.   


As of 2019, COWF has impacted the lives of 10,000+ children, improved clinical capabilities at several hospitals and health facilities, as well as, provided further medical education enrichment opportunities to healthcare professional in several countries.


In addition to providing sustainable healthcare solutions, medical education and access to development opportunities while on outreach missions, COWF also provides access to virtual consulting, primary & secondary consults, diagnosing, and referrals through our global health partnerships.  With our network, access to educators, healthcare providers and academically affiliated healthcare professionals from leading institutions, empowers  our  stakeholders (children and underrepresented healthcare professionals,) allowing for collective action in the fight for equal access to healthcare and medical education.  Our partnerships, advisory and network enables our organization to connect and consult children and communities in need with some of the finest healthcare professionals, educators, healers, and various other professionals, globally.  The impact is far reaching.  

Additionally, COWF has sponsored candidates with life threatening and or complex ailments, when and where care is not available in home country.  This includes supervising the legal necessities and arrangements with our U.S. Embassy counterparts, under COWF sponsorship,  and transporting them to the United States or to our partner health institutions in other regions.  Candidates are considered by severity, where COWF coordinates all travel arrangements required, travel documentation, and searches for nurturing accommodations or host families.  As of 2019, COWF candidates will be assigned to a designated social worker/legal counsel to oversee stay and care.  Many of our cases have been published, learn more by contacting info@cowf.org 


Children that cannot be transported to the U.S. for follow-up or surgical treatment will be considered as a COWF candidate for one of the organization’s international medical missions,  where academically affiliated surgeons and support team, comprised of multiple speciality disciplines, travel abroad, to address multiple cases throughout the duration of their visit.  To further our reach, we are more than happy to refer children to other organizations and affiliates within our network for care in our absence.  

COWF is a non-profit, non-religious, non-politically affiliated organization that provides medical care to the children that need it regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality and religion. The organization’s ultimate goal is provide access to health care and healthcare education for all children in need globally.  We continue to expand our outreach with COWF's Global Health partnerships, and welcome opportunities to partner with us, contact a team member today. We’re transforming lives, join us. 

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

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