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Goodwood festival comes fashionably to life as event puts World Vision project on spotlight

Wednesday 27, Jul, 2016

One of the most exciting and glamorous days on the horse racing calendar, is now just a day away.

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@SussexFreemason exactly! Now it takes them 30 minutes to get to school instead of an hour and a half. :)

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Seeing gorillas, hippos and elephants in #Uganda was special, but the high point was meeting Teopista: https://t.co/8o8tqBIWeN

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Seeing the fruits of sponsorship in Uganda

Thursday 28, Jul, 2016

Seeing gorillas, hippos and elephants in their natural habitat was special, but for Lady Louisa Gordon Lennox and her family, the high point of a recent safari in Uganda was meeting Teopista, the teenager they sponsor through World Vision UK.

How bicycles have rescued girls in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 26, Jul, 2016

Our Saramine Mukute was excited to be visiting Zimbabwe. Not just because she grew up in such a beautiful country, but because of the challenge that lay ahead of her - she was going to see how World Vision is helping thousands of girls in rural Zimbabwe ac…

Bikes, chickens, and menstrual pads | Educating girls in Zimbabwe

Sunday 24, Jul, 2016

Bikes, chickens, and menstrual pads - just a few of the things improving life in Sanzukwi ADP in Zimbabwe. When sponsor Claire Bardsley visited, she saw signs of drought and hardship, but also signs of encouragement and hope...

A burden no more | Preventing child marriage in Bangladesh

Saturday 23, Jul, 2016

After overcoming epilepsy and avoiding an arranged marriage when she was just 14, Sonia is determined to work for World Vision one day. Now 22, Sonia credits the NGO with supporting her and her family while she was young. This is her story...

Working with DFID to stop child marriage in Nepal

Thursday 21, Jul, 2016

At the Girl Summit in 2014, leaders and organisations from around the world came together and pledged to end child marriage. Today in South-eastern Nepal, World Vision and the UK government are working together to make this goal come true.

Seeing empowerment and change in Patna, India

Monday 18, Jul, 2016

World Vision's Celia Donald recently travelled to the Patna, in India - a slum community that has benefitted from our support for the last two and a half years. She met children who felt empowered, whole communities who felt confident in standing up and ma…

Farming families struggle to survive in drought-stricken Ethiopia

Friday 15, Jul, 2016

Belaynesh helps her family whenever she can, often in the burning heat of the afternoon. With neither a good roof nor mosquito nets, malaria is the second biggest threat the family is facing after the failed harvest. While Ethiopia sits in the grip of El N…

"Before the programme, we were ashamed" | Building girl's confidence in Ethiopia

Wednesday 13, Jul, 2016

People may think of Ethiopia as one of the poorest countries in the world. A country that has, in a generation, experienced widespread famine, conflict, drought and disease. While these are still very real issues in Ethiopia, this may not be the Ethiopia t…

Five Voices | Perspectives from South Sudan

Sunday 10, Jul, 2016

Yesterday, on July 9, Juba’s hot and dusty roads were filled with people from across the country commemorating five years since South Sudan declared its independence. We took some time beforehand to speak to children and parents about how the last few year…

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Goodwood festival comes fashionably to life as event puts World Vision project on spotlight

Wednesday 27, Jul, 2016

One of the most exciting and glamorous days on the horse racing calendar, is now just a day away.

Southern African countries declare "regional disaster" as new report warns of increase in cases of sexual violence

Tuesday 26, Jul, 2016

World Vision UK has today called for urgent funds to help support countries in Southern Africa as millions face food shortages due to a massive El Niño-induced drought.

Bold plan to halt child marriage in jeopardy, warns new report

Friday 22, Jul, 2016

World Vision is urging the new International Development Secretary Priti Patel to take a lead in ramping up action to eradicate child marriages by 2030.

Children out of school and at work as hunger deepens in Southern Africa, finds report

Tuesday 19, Jul, 2016

El Niño is having a devastating impact on children in the Southern Africa region, forcing many into early marriage, child labour and dropping out of school, reveals a report by th…

Statement in response to the announcement of new DFID Minister

Thursday 14, Jul, 2016

World Vision reaction to the new DFID Minister, urging Ms Patel to not abandon the 0.7% aid commitment.

South Sudan: World Vision calls for protection of children as tens of thousands displaced by intense fighting

Wednesday 13, Jul, 2016

The fighting that erupted in South Sudan over the past five days has displaced an estimated 36,000 people, many of them are children.

World Vision joins new drive to end violence against children

Tuesday 12, Jul, 2016

World Vision today joins a new partnership to end violence against children across the world, backed by British Government funding to tackle online sexual exploitation.

New PM must continue Britain's proud legacy of global leadership for children

Tuesday 12, Jul, 2016

World Vision urges the new Prime Minister to continue the UK's proud legacy of global leadership for children.

Statement in response to the escalating violence in South Sudan

Monday 11, Jul, 2016

Heavy fighting is rocking the capital, Juba, following a flare-up in escalating violence that coincided with world's newest nation marking its fifth year of independence.

South Sudan’s independence anniversary marred by fresh fighting

Friday 08, Jul, 2016

World Vision staff are hunkered down in the Juba headquarters following an outbreak of armed fighting within the capital. At one stage shooting took place in the streets outside th…

World Vision garden wins gold medal at Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

Tuesday 05, Jul, 2016

World Vision UK’s garden at the prestigious Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (HCPFS) has won the coveted gold medal today.

World Vision responds to severe flooding in China

Tuesday 05, Jul, 2016

World Vision teams in China are distributing relief items to areas battered by continuous rainstorms and severe flooding, as more than 200 rivers in the country reach critical leve…

World Vision leads the way in Ebola crisis

Wednesday 29, Jun, 2016

World Vision has supported more than 1.5million people whose lives were devastated by the Ebola virus, the charity’s latest Impact Report reveals today.

Reaction to Brexit vote

Friday 24, Jun, 2016

Responding to news that Britain has voted to leave the European Union, Tim Pilkington, Chief Executive of World Vision UK, said: "Following a divisive campaign, we need to re…

Jailing of warlord “victory in battle to end impunity”

Tuesday 21, Jun, 2016

The International Criminal Court announced today that Jean-Pierre Bemba, an ex-rebel leader from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has been jailed for 18 years following his …

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Seeing the fruits of sponsorship in Uganda

Thursday 28, Jul, 2016

Seeing gorillas, hippos and elephants in their natural habitat was special, but for Lady Louisa Gordon Lennox and her family, the high point of a recent safari in Uganda was meetin…

How bicycles have rescued girls in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 26, Jul, 2016

Our Saramine Mukute was excited to be visiting Zimbabwe. Not just because she grew up in such a beautiful country, but because of the challenge that lay ahead of her - she was goin…

Bikes, chickens, and menstrual pads | Educating girls in Zimbabwe

Sunday 24, Jul, 2016

Bikes, chickens, and menstrual pads - just a few of the things improving life in Sanzukwi ADP in Zimbabwe. When sponsor Claire Bardsley visited, she saw signs of drought and hardsh…

A burden no more | Preventing child marriage in Bangladesh

Saturday 23, Jul, 2016

After overcoming epilepsy and avoiding an arranged marriage when she was just 14, Sonia is determined to work for World Vision one day. Now 22, Sonia credits the NGO with supportin…

Working with DFID to stop child marriage in Nepal

Thursday 21, Jul, 2016

At the Girl Summit in 2014, leaders and organisations from around the world came together and pledged to end child marriage. Today in South-eastern Nepal, World Vision and the UK g…

Seeing empowerment and change in Patna, India

Monday 18, Jul, 2016

World Vision's Celia Donald recently travelled to the Patna, in India - a slum community that has benefitted from our support for the last two and a half years. She met children wh…

Farming families struggle to survive in drought-stricken Ethiopia

Friday 15, Jul, 2016

Belaynesh helps her family whenever she can, often in the burning heat of the afternoon. With neither a good roof nor mosquito nets, malaria is the second biggest threat the family…

"Before the programme, we were ashamed" | Building girl's confidence in Ethiopia

Wednesday 13, Jul, 2016

People may think of Ethiopia as one of the poorest countries in the world. A country that has, in a generation, experienced widespread famine, conflict, drought and disease. While …

Five Voices | Perspectives from South Sudan

Sunday 10, Jul, 2016

Yesterday, on July 9, Juba’s hot and dusty roads were filled with people from across the country commemorating five years since South Sudan declared its independence. We took some …

"In South Sudan, we help keep children alive" | Life in a camp in South Sudan

Saturday 09, Jul, 2016

South Sudan marks its 5th anniversary of independence today, on 9 July. However, the young nation faces many challenges and fresh fighting erupted in and around the capital in the …

"My children used to have to work" | Saving in the time of Ebola

Friday 08, Jul, 2016

10-year-old Fatmata was terrified when Ebola came to her village. Not only did it personally affect her, but the impact of closed schools and lost livelihoods were felt all across …

"Regina has been alone since the death of her parents" | Coping with stigma in Sierra Leone

Wednesday 06, Jul, 2016

11-year-old Regina sits in front of her small mud house, wearing a colourful yellow dress that stands out against the grey backdrop. She leans against the wall next to her grandmot…

The rise & fall of Ebola | Reflections on our World Vision garden

Monday 04, Jul, 2016

Award-winning garden designer John Warland created the World Vision garden that recently won a silver-gilt award at this years’ Chelsea Flower Show. A long-term child sponsor of Ro…

"Things were very different before" | Visiting a savings group in Sierra Leone

Saturday 02, Jul, 2016

After three days following the local women’s savings group in Jaiama Bongor, Sierra Leone, Kate Shaw was eager to speak to a family to find out the difference their mother’s new in…

The impact of Ebola on change and protection

Saturday 02, Jul, 2016

As an advocate for change in her country, 17-year-old Alice felt the impact of the Ebola crisis twice; not only did it affect her family and peers on a personal level, it also slow…

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