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how it all started

Children Of War Foundation Was Established In 2010 Initially To Help Save One Child's Life, That Child Was 9-year-old Hashim From Baghdad. Hashim Sustained Devastating Injuries As A Result Of War, Lying In A Coma For 55 Days, Struggling For Life After Losing Part Of His Skull With Shrapnel Lodged In His Brain And Throughout His Body, Including Severe Burn Injuries. Through The Efforts Of Cowf’s Founder, Amel Najjar, Hashim Was Transported To Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Where He Underwent 9 Months Of Complex Surgical Care And Rehabilitation. Without The Intensive Surgical Care, Not Availab...More

Children Of War Foundation Was Established In 2010 Initially To Help Save One Child's Life, That Child Was 9-year-old Hashim From Baghdad. Hashim Sustained Devastating Injuries As A Result Of War, Lying In A Coma For 55 Days, Struggling For Life After Losing Part Of His Skull With Shrapnel Lodged In His Brain And Throughout His Body, Including Severe Burn Injuries. Through The Efforts Of Cowf’s Founder, Amel Najjar, Hashim Was Transported To Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Where He Underwent 9 Months Of Complex Surgical Care And Rehabilitation. Without The Intensive Surgical Care, Not Available In His Home Country, Hashim Would No Longer Be With Us Today. As Of 2020, Hashim Has Undergone 22 Surgical Procedures, With His Last Procedure Completed In Jordan At Farah Medical Campus In 2018. In 2019 Hashim Received His High School Diploma And Is Currently Studying English So That He Can Go On To College, Aspiring To Be A Human Rights Lawyer. Learn More Or Meet Hashim, Contact Us.

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OUR IMPACT

Since 2010, And In A Covid-19 Pandemic World, Cowf Continues To Build And Draw A Global Presence Through Our Remote Network & Partners, Engaging With Health Care Professionals, Innovators, Educators, Private, Public, Governmental, Academic, And Institutional Entities, From Across The Globe. With Our Network, Partnerships As Well As Supporters, We Are Able To Mobilize; Medical And Educational Exchange Outreach Programs, Bringing Healthcare Professionals And Educators Together For The Purpose Of K...More

Since 2010, And In A Covid-19 Pandemic World, Cowf Continues To Build And Draw A Global Presence Through Our Remote Network & Partners, Engaging With Health Care Professionals, Innovators, Educators, Private, Public, Governmental, Academic, And Institutional Entities, From Across The Globe. With Our Network, Partnerships As Well As Supporters, We Are Able To Mobilize; Medical And Educational Exchange Outreach Programs, Bringing Healthcare Professionals And Educators Together For The Purpose Of Knowledge Sharing, Empowering, Bridging Gaps In Inequalities, Building Upon Infrastructure Needs With Opportunities To Better Of Lives Of Those Less Fortunate.

Furthermore, Medical Missions And Outreach Initiatives Are A Great Opportunity To Engage, Collaborate, And Learn From One Another On An International Multinational Level. And In By Doing So, We Empower And Equip Communities To Become Productive, Generative, As Well As Encourage Economic Participation, While Cooperatively Working Together Towards Healthy And Sustainable Solutions. Team Members, Mentors And Mentees Are Able To Gain Exposure To World Scale Problems Where There Is Opportunity To Join In On Outreach Programming In Various Fields And Specialities. 

Cowf Has Directly Impacted Nearly 13,000 Lives In Partnership With Implementing Sustainable Development Goals Partners, Affiliates And Team Members.    

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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.