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World Vision UK announces new Chief Executive

World Vision UK announces new Chief Executive

By Wednesday 15, Apr, 2015

World Vision UK announces new Chief Executive.

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Young leaders in the making

Saturday 18, Apr, 2015

What do children living in disaster-prone regions of the world want to see from policymakers? Last month, Henry Makiwa, WV UK Media Manager had a chance to meet some of the extraordinary young speakers at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan.

Creating options - Absi's story

Thursday 16, Apr, 2015

While most boys his age attend school, ten-year-old Absi is learning to earn a living. He is just one of thousands of Syrian children growing up without fathers, with limited family income and poor prospects for the future, who are now working to provide for their families.

Linda Barker visits Cambodia

Friday 10, Apr, 2015

TV presenter Linda Barker has just joined World Vision as a celebrity ambassador, and recently visited some of our projects in Cambodia. Here she shares her reflections on the trip.…

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World Vision UK announces new Chief Executive

Wednesday 15, Apr, 2015

World Vision UK announces new Chief Executive.

The world is failing Gaza’s children, says World Vision

Monday 13, Apr, 2015

Six months after the Cairo Donor conference, just over a quarter of the money pledged has been delivered.

Somali lifeline under threat

Friday 10, Apr, 2015

World Vision and aid agencies express concern at closure of Money Remittance Providers in Kenya.

‘Political solution is the only option for Syria’, says World Vision

Monday 30, Mar, 2015

‘Political solution the only option for Syria’, says World Vision, on eve of Syria Donor conference in Kuwait.

0.7% International Development Bill becomes law

Thursday 26, Mar, 2015

This afternoon, the 0.7% International Development Aid Bill has received Royal Assent to become law.

Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown: Focus on safer burials and community outreach

Thursday 26, Mar, 2015

World Vision urges authorities to focus on safer burials and community outreach to achieve “zero cases”.

Sendai conference leaves vital needs of the world’s most vulnerable people

Wednesday 18, Mar, 2015

Sendai conference leaves vital needs of world’s most vulnerable as talks are marked by dragging impasses.

Cyclone Pam lends urgency to tackle impact of disasters on children

Wednesday 18, Mar, 2015

Cyclone Pam lends urgency to call for leaders in Sendai to tackle impact of disasters on children.

World Vision reaches remote island in Vanuatu and finds “utter devastation”

Tuesday 17, Mar, 2015

As aid agencies begin to gain access to Vanuatu’s outer islands, the damage extent from Cyclone Pam becomes clearer.

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Young leaders in the making

Saturday 18, Apr, 2015

What do children living in disaster-prone regions of the world want to see from policymakers? Last month, Henry Makiwa, WV UK Media Manager had a chance to meet some of the extraordinary young speakers at the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan.

Creating options - Absi's story

Thursday 16, Apr, 2015

While most boys his age attend school, ten-year-old Absi is learning to earn a living. He is just one of thousands of Syrian children growing up without fathers, with limited family income and poor prospects for the future, who are now working to provide for their families.

Linda Barker visits Cambodia

Friday 10, Apr, 2015

TV presenter Linda Barker has just joined World Vision as a celebrity ambassador, and recently visited some of our projects in Cambodia. Here she shares her reflections on the trip.…

Why I care about Action 2015

Wednesday 08, Apr, 2015

Sue Tinney, World Vision child sponsor and World Vision Ambassador, blogs about her experiences at the Action/2015 summit in London and how the Sustainable Development Goals can help children like her sponsored child Laurent in Senegal.

A Honduran and Armenian Easter

Thursday 02, Apr, 2015

This weekend, children across the UK will be hunting eggs, attending church services, and donning rabbit ears. We were wondering how this experience might compare to those of the children we work with around the world, so we asked sponsored children in Honduras and Armenia, ‘How do you celebrate Easter in your community?’

Enduring the stigma - burial workers in Sierra Leone

Tuesday 31, Mar, 2015

We spoke to three burial workers in Sierra Leone who have all felt the prejudice held against people who work with Ebola. In spite of this, the drive to give victims a safe and dignified resting place, spurs them on.

Making smiles with water

Saturday 28, Mar, 2015

World Vision communicator Lipy Mary Rodrigues recently visited a village in northern Bangladesh to see how clean water and proper sanitation were improving the lives of children in the area.

Bringing water closer to home

Tuesday 24, Mar, 2015

Ten-year-old Violet has a reason to celebrate. Thanks to a new well drilled in her village by World Vision, she's now seen the last of her family's water worries. Before the new well, she had to walk long distances to fetch water to her village in Zambia.

Losing everything - whole communities on the brink

Friday 20, Mar, 2015

Imagine losing everything. Not just your house, but your school, your garden - right down to the few items of clothing you own. This is the reality facing many families in the aftermath of Cyclone Pam. Surrounded by devastation, we spoke to the families who had survived the worst but were now desperate to rebuild their lives.

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Chris Weeks

Chris Weeks

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Henry Makiwa

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