Latest news View more news

"A positive step forward," says World Vision post-World Humanitarian Summit

Wednesday 25, May, 2016

World Vision was pleased with the level of participation and commitments to its core priorities.

World Vision UK

@WorldVisionUK

Do you sponsor? Ousmane, 11, from Senegal received a #birthday card from his sponsor: https://t.co/JRp5hgVAkn https://t.co/bxU1YlPbr1

World Vision UK

@WorldVisionUK

Do you follow us on Instagram? You should, when you help us make children #smile like this: https://t.co/VJwY1YvKv9 https://t.co/SSXmlTf0HE

Latest from our blog View more Blog posts

On her own | Post Ebola story in Sierra Leone

Wednesday 25, May, 2016

In pre-Ebola Sierra Leone, Maria lived with her parents, two sisters and little brother. She had a good life and was happy. Her memories of family days echo the happy, sunny, carefree days many of us associate with childhood.

John Warland | RHS Shows

Monday 23, May, 2016

John Warland is a World Vision child sponsor and award winning garden designer. John created the World Vision garden that will be at the Chelsea and Hampton Court RHS Shows this summer.

Ups and downs | Helping Ebola orphans in an uncertain future

Friday 20, May, 2016

Ten-year-old Musu lost both of her parents and her little brother to Ebola. Shortly after, Musu and her sister Maria began showing symptoms of the virus. The sisters received treatment and moved in with their uncle, where they have daily chores to help him…

Drought in Mozambique | Protecting children from El Nino’s affects

Saturday 14, May, 2016

Travelling through Western Mozambique, it immediately becomes obvious what the problem is. Large bridges pass over riverbeds that are completely devoid of water. Most of the fields were planted with maize, but the crops are yellow and withered. It is clear…

“I didn’t want to marry” | El Nino and child marriage in Mozambique

Thursday 12, May, 2016

When El Nino brought drought to 14-year-old Inês’ village in southern Mozambique, her mother found it increasingly difficult to provide for all three of her daughters. Where once she’d dreamed of becoming a teacher, Inês found herself married off to an old…

Coming full circle | Hope in a time of hunger in Malawi

Tuesday 10, May, 2016

Like many children in Malawi, Leonard and his family are feeling the effects of drought and hunger. At just 13-years-old, he’s missed school to help his family grow and cultivate the food they need to survive, despite harsh conditions. “I cannot leave my m…

Helping mums deliver safely | Reducing child mortality in the DRC

Thursday 05, May, 2016

Sandra* tragically lost her baby just five days ago. She lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in her region the infant mortality rate is 75 per 1000. Whilst this is a drop from the previous year, there are still concerns that many health centres …

‘I have a reason to smile again’ | Safe childbirth in Sierra Leone

Tuesday 03, May, 2016

Nancy is overjoyed to have safely given birth to her second child. She lost her first child last year due to complications and lack of proper medical care. Sitting on her hospital bed in the local clinic that World Vision has equipped, Nancy can’t stop loo…

Princess Charlotte’s first birthday | The view from Sierra Leone

Sunday 01, May, 2016

As the media ramps up its coverage ahead of Princess Charlotte's first birthday tomorrow, Desiree Stewart, our Child Health Programmes Adviser, is reminded of another healthy little girl she met last week in Sierra Leone.

Latest News

"A positive step forward," says World Vision post-World Humanitarian Summit

Wednesday 25, May, 2016

World Vision was pleased with the level of participation and commitments to its core priorities.

Innovative technology and tools the key to revolutionising humanitarian responses

Tuesday 24, May, 2016

A coordinated approach is urgently needed when it comes to technologies, tools and models in humanitarian innovation, says World Vision.

Grand Bargain helps move humanitarian system away from one-system-fits-all approach

Monday 23, May, 2016

The humanitarian system must move away from a centralised, one-system-fits-all approach.

“Sustainable Development Goals impossible to attain without funding revolution,” warns World Vision UK

Thursday 19, May, 2016

Aid agency World Vision UK warns that an increasingly fragile and unstable world could put the global sustainable development goals at risk unless a new funding approach is establi…

Reaction: Anti-corruption summit pays little attention to concerns of civil society

Friday 13, May, 2016

International children’s charity World Vision UK has welcomed the anti-corruption summit’s commitments but questioned its focus.

Anti-Corruption summit should go beyond lip service and provide room for civil society to function in the most affected countries

Wednesday 11, May, 2016

International children’s charity World Vision UK has urged global leaders meeting in London for the 2016 anti-corruption summit to provide room for civilians and aid agencies to fu…

World Vision UK urges local councils to house lone child refugees

Monday 09, May, 2016

International children’s charity World Vision UK is urging local councils across the UK to ‘pull out all the stops’ in finding homes for unaccompanied refugee children from Europe.…

Refugee Crisis: UK "cannot turn a blind eye"

Wednesday 04, May, 2016

Speaking during Prime Minister’s Questions, David has re-iterated his position that the UK should not be encouraging refugees to make dangerous journeys to Britain by taking in lon…

South Sudan urged to hold onto peace or risk losing another generation to war

Thursday 28, Apr, 2016

As South Sudan’s opposition leader Riek Machar returns to country’s capital Juba for the first time since a civil war erupted more than two years ago, World Vision has warned that …

One year after the Nepal earthquake children still feel frightened

Tuesday 26, Apr, 2016

Alongside concerns over living conditions and access to a safe and supportive education, children express feelings of fear and trauma that - if not dealt with - could affect their …

Building back better one year since Nepal quake

Monday 25, Apr, 2016

World Vision continues to work alongside families devastated by the Nepal quake which struck one year ago today, ensuring children remain safe and can look to the future.

Prestigious award for interactive fundraising experience

Friday 22, Apr, 2016

World Vision has received a coveted award for its groundbreaking interactive charity experience at UK shopping centres, with judges hailing the display as a “wonderful, emotive cre…

UK child refugee announcement ‘step in right direction’

Thursday 21, Apr, 2016

World Vision UK welcomes today’s announcement that 3,000 more refugee children will come to Britain from the Syria region, particularly vulnerable children threatened with child la…

World Vision steps up relief as drought grips India

Wednesday 20, Apr, 2016

World Vision is stepping up its support to drought-hit families in India, as the growing crisis affects a quarter of the county's population.

Ecuador’s worst earthquake in almost 30 years claims hundreds of lives

Monday 18, Apr, 2016

World Vision has leaped into action to help communities hit by a massive earth

« Previous

Latest From our Blog

On her own | Post Ebola story in Sierra Leone

Wednesday 25, May, 2016

In pre-Ebola Sierra Leone, Maria lived with her parents, two sisters and little brother. She had a good life and was happy. Her memories of family days echo the happy, sunny, caref…

John Warland | RHS Shows

Monday 23, May, 2016

John Warland is a World Vision child sponsor and award winning garden designer. John created the World Vision garden that will be at the Chelsea and Hampton Court RHS Shows this su…

Ups and downs | Helping Ebola orphans in an uncertain future

Friday 20, May, 2016

Ten-year-old Musu lost both of her parents and her little brother to Ebola. Shortly after, Musu and her sister Maria began showing symptoms of the virus. The sisters received treat…

Drought in Mozambique | Protecting children from El Nino’s affects

Saturday 14, May, 2016

Travelling through Western Mozambique, it immediately becomes obvious what the problem is. Large bridges pass over riverbeds that are completely devoid of water. Most of the fields…

“I didn’t want to marry” | El Nino and child marriage in Mozambique

Thursday 12, May, 2016

When El Nino brought drought to 14-year-old Inês’ village in southern Mozambique, her mother found it increasingly difficult to provide for all three of her daughters. Where once s…

Coming full circle | Hope in a time of hunger in Malawi

Tuesday 10, May, 2016

Like many children in Malawi, Leonard and his family are feeling the effects of drought and hunger. At just 13-years-old, he’s missed school to help his family grow and cultivate t…

Helping mums deliver safely | Reducing child mortality in the DRC

Thursday 05, May, 2016

Sandra* tragically lost her baby just five days ago. She lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in her region the infant mortality rate is 75 per 1000. Whilst this is a dro…

‘I have a reason to smile again’ | Safe childbirth in Sierra Leone

Tuesday 03, May, 2016

Nancy is overjoyed to have safely given birth to her second child. She lost her first child last year due to complications and lack of proper medical care. Sitting on her hospital …

Princess Charlotte’s first birthday | The view from Sierra Leone

Sunday 01, May, 2016

As the media ramps up its coverage ahead of Princess Charlotte's first birthday tomorrow, Desiree Stewart, our Child Health Programmes Adviser, is reminded of another healthy littl…

Health closer to home: Restoring healthcare in Nepal

Thursday 28, Apr, 2016

In the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake, many remote communities were left without access to healthcare, with health posts being completely or partially destroyed. In the year tha…

Building hope in Nepal

Tuesday 26, Apr, 2016

For many families in Nepal, the trauma of last year’s earthquake has been followed by uncertainty - with homes lying ruined, and the only option being temporary shelters made of wo…

Reading buddies for change: Education in Ethiopia

Saturday 23, Apr, 2016

Giduma lives in Ethiopia with his family. He is the oldest son, and he has two brothers and two sisters. He is in Year 8 at school and is ranked first in his class. Giduma is one o…

Implications of illness: Child labour in Bangladesh

Friday 22, Apr, 2016

Without adequate social support or a workplace that will pay for sick leave, 15-year-old garment worker Anis lies in bed, his family unable to afford to send him to the hospital.

Off to work, age 12: Child labour in Bangladesh

Thursday 21, Apr, 2016

Bithi has already been a worker for three years and her situation is not unique; she is one of four million Bangladeshi children that are currently employed. With her ‘broken heart…

A search for safety : Child labour in Bangladesh

Tuesday 19, Apr, 2016

15-year-old Nasrin is one of Bangladesh's four million garment workers. Every day for 12 hours she sits behind a sewing machine, rushing through orders of trousers that will be sol…

« Previous

Media team

24 hour press line

24 hour press line

Direct line:
+44 (0)7889 631 613
Mobile:
+44 (0)7889 631 613
Email:
ukpressoffice@worldvision.org.uk
Twitter:
@WVUKNews
Chris Weeks

Chris Weeks

Media Relations Manager | News
Direct line:
+44 (0)20 7802 3461
Mobile:
+44 (0)7515 975 482
Email:
chris.weeks@worldvision.org.uk
Twitter:
@WVUK_Weeks
Carina Wint

Carina Wint

Media Specialist
Direct line:
+44 (0)20 7821 3461
Mobile:
+44 (0)7471 216 013
Email:
carina.wint@worldvision.org.uk
Twitter:
@WintCarina
Henry Makiwa

Henry Makiwa

Media Manager | Strategy
Direct line:
+44 (0)1908 244 446
Mobile:
+44 (0)7469 154 268
Email:
henry.makiwa@worldvision.org.uk
Twitter:
@makiwahenry
Sian Merrylees

Sian Merrylees

Celebrity Media Specialist
Direct line:
+44 (0)20 7821 6974
Mobile:
+44 (0)7956 593 111
Email:
sian.merrylees@worldvision.org.uk
Twitter:
@WVUKNews
Brenda Yu

Brenda Yu

Media Relations Officer
Direct line:
Mobile:
+44 (0)7786 333 784
Email:
brenda.yu@worldvision.org.uk
Twitter:
@brendayu_by