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Record-high displaced figures are "wake-up call" for world leaders

Record-high displaced figures are "wake-up call" for world leaders

By Thursday 18, Jun, 2015

World Vision UK is calling for increased support for child refugees, as over 29 million children have been displaced.

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Letting hope bloom at Hampton Court

Tuesday 30, Jun, 2015

Award-winning John Warland is hoping that his rice-garden at Hampton Court this week, will inspire people to get suitably floriferous for July 10th and continue to support hope blooming for children across the globe. He gives us a behind the scenes look at how his latest garden was created.

Too scared to stay at home

Sunday 28, Jun, 2015

World Vision Ambassador Linda Barker recently visited Cambodia to meet Lee-Ap - a courageous thirteen-year-old girl, who, due to circumstances, acts as a parent to her three siblings.

Searching for dignity - children with disabilities in Kenya

Friday 26, Jun, 2015

In Kenya, we met Lauren and Jeff - two children who face a daily struggle against, not only their disabilities, but the stigmatisation of society as a whole.

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Record-high displaced figures are "wake-up call" for world leaders

Thursday 18, Jun, 2015

World Vision UK is calling for increased support for child refugees, as over 29 million children have been displaced.

‘G7 leaders are putting band-aids on symptoms,’ says World Vision

Monday 08, Jun, 2015

G7 leaders have missed an opportunity to stand up the world’s most vulnerable children.

G7: Last hope for the world's most vulnerable children

Thursday 04, Jun, 2015

Ahead of the G7 summit, World Vision urges PM David Cameron to ensure the world’s most vulnerable children aren’t forgotten.

SMART Consortium Ebola Burial Teams Win Prestigious Bond International Humanitarian Award

Tuesday 02, Jun, 2015

World Vision-led SMART (Social Mobilisation and Respectful Burials Through faith-based alliance) consortium has won the prestigious Bond International Humanitarian Award for its efforts in stemming the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone.

World Vision garden at Chelsea Flower Show wins Silver Gilt medal

Tuesday 19, May, 2015

John Warland, the award-winning designer of World Vision's garden at this year’s RHS Chelsea, has been awarded the Silver Gilt medal.

Concerns mount for children’s welfare as Nepal is hit by second major earthquake in two weeks

Tuesday 12, May, 2015

World Vision is concerned for children and communities already struggling in quake aftermath.

Nepal Earthquake: World Vision first responders to get a first look at remote villages hit by quake

Sunday 26, Apr, 2015

Today World Vision teams began coordinating aid efforts to assist those impacted by the 7.8 magnitude quake that struck Nepal.

World Vision mobilises staff and resources to help communities In Nepal hit by earthquake today

Saturday 25, Apr, 2015

World Vision is mobilising staff and resources to assist communities impacted by the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal.

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Letting hope bloom at Hampton Court

Tuesday 30, Jun, 2015

Award-winning John Warland is hoping that his rice-garden at Hampton Court this week, will inspire people to get suitably floriferous for July 10th and continue to support hope blooming for children across the globe. He gives us a behind the scenes look at how his latest garden was created.

Too scared to stay at home

Sunday 28, Jun, 2015

World Vision Ambassador Linda Barker recently visited Cambodia to meet Lee-Ap - a courageous thirteen-year-old girl, who, due to circumstances, acts as a parent to her three siblings.

Searching for dignity - children with disabilities in Kenya

Friday 26, Jun, 2015

In Kenya, we met Lauren and Jeff - two children who face a daily struggle against, not only their disabilities, but the stigmatisation of society as a whole.

Reading and thriving

Thursday 25, Jun, 2015

Since receiving new school books, 10-year-old Chimwemwe and her friends have found a new love of reading, and what's more, Chimwemwe has gone straight to the top of the class. A World Vision Literacy Boost programme is helping her to reach her potential by providing her community in Malawi with the resources needed for children to thrive.

Village Flowers

Tuesday 23, Jun, 2015

World Vision's Alison Cole recently had the opportunity to attend some flower arranging workshops - just a few of the amazing Floral Friday activities that are raising money for children like Lee-Ap in Cambodia.

Waiting to return home

Friday 19, Jun, 2015

Since fleeing Syria for nearby Jordan, Qamar and her siblings have been trying to make the best of their situation - despite living in poor conditions and without the opportunities they left behind.

Missing home

Tuesday 16, Jun, 2015

Mike and his siblings are among an estimated 550,000 people who have fled South Sudan to escape fighting. He told us about his memories from home and how his new situation is affecting his future.

Ebola - Maseray's Story

Monday 15, Jun, 2015

After surviving Ebola, Maseray's life was in ruins; her husband and sister had both succumbed to the virus and she didn't know whether she could support her remaining family. That's when she took action - becoming one of the first female burial workers in her district of Sierra Leone.

Sayna's story

Friday 12, Jun, 2015

We met 12-year-old Sayna - a Bangladeshi girl who has worked as a brick maker since the age of 8. She told us about a typical day in her life, and how child labour was affecting her health and well-being.

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