Children ‘have become more charitable’ in response to Ukraine war and Covid pandemic

UK children have given or raised money five times on average in past five years, Maryam Zakir-Hussain reports

Tuesday 31 May 2022 14:40 BST
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Children ‘have become more charitable’ in response to Ukraine war and Covid pandemic
Children ‘have become more charitable’ in response to Ukraine war and Covid pandemic (AP)

Children have become more charitable in response Ukraine war and the Covid-19 pandemic, research suggests.

Some 79 per cent of children aged between seven to 14 wish they could do more to help their peers affected by war and hunger, a survey found.

Children polled have given or raised money for a charity five times on average in the past two years in the UK, with a third of them becoming more charitable amid Covid and world conflict.

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