The ICCB, founded in 1948, serves the holistic growth of all children, in a Christian perspective. It gives particular attention to the most deprived, especially disabled children, child victims of the street, war and sex trade. The ICCB constitutes a network of consultation for research and action. According to the needs of children and drawing upon their capacities, the ICCB develops short, medium and long-range projects. In all its actions ICCB takes care to promote spiritual growth, intercultural awareness and the rights of the child. It always takes the child’s family environment into consideration.