“Compassion is not a religious business, it is human business; it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability; it is essential for human survival.” – Dalai Lama

World Centers of Compassion for Children International

Our Vision

We envision a new paradigm within global cultures and governments that embrace, nurture, and empower children with a compassionate world view.

With this shift in thinking we can then say with great hope for the future, “A little child shall lead them.”
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Betty Williams

Betty Williams along with Mairead Corrigan-Maguire was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1976 for her work to bring peace in her native Northern Ireland.

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Who We Are

World Centers of Compassion for Children International (WCCCI) is a non-profit organization founded in March 1997 by Nobel Peace Laureate Betty Williams.

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