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Back to School in India

Tuesday 02, Sep, 2014

As children across the UK return to school this week, we reflect on the stories of sponsored children living in countries where something we take for granted is far from certain. World Vision believes that primary education is both a basic right of every child, and the surest way to help a poor community lift itself out of poverty. But in the world’s poorest areas, education is often overlooked.

The Privilege Of Sharing The Start Of An Adventure

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

While visiting Zambia with some of our wonderful Ambassadors, our HR Coordinator, Gill, also took some time out to meet the farmers who will be taking advantage of the orange maize seeds you've given their community to help them Grow Hope.

How Local Advocacy Can Form A Global Agenda: Reflections From The Girl Summit Youth Delegates

Tuesday 26, Aug, 2014

Alice and Alfred flew in from Sierra Leone to take part in the Girl Summit to tackle the issues of FGM and early marriage. One month on from their visit, they both take time to reflect on the change they are helping enable from a local to a global level.

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Children “May Never Recover” from Syrian Conflict

Friday 29, Aug, 2014

World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian conflict, as refugee numbers surpassed three million today.

More Cash Needed as Famine Looms in South Sudan

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

One hundred days after an international donor conference was held to raise money to bring aid to South Sudan, the country urgently requires still more cash as it hovers on the brink of famine.

World Vision Welcomes the Announcement of the Gaza Ceasefire

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

World Vision calls for ceasefire to hold to address the urgent needs of children and to provide urgent aid delivery.

World Vision Statement on End of Ceasefire

Wednesday 20, Aug, 2014

World Vision is deeply concerned that the resumption of conflict in Gaza and Israel will cause even greater suffering for children.

Disasters Emergency Committee appeal raises more than £7m for Gaza

Tuesday 12, Aug, 2014

The DEC Gaza Crisis Appeal has reached a total of more than £7m just four days since it was launched.

UK Aid Agencies Help Hundreds of Thousands in Gaza

Friday 08, Aug, 2014

Despite renewed violence in Gaza this morning, we continue to find ways to provide whatever help they can.

Gaza: Children are paying the price for adults’ mistakes

Wednesday 30, Jul, 2014

As the Gaza conflict continues, World Vision urges for a lasting ceasefire and a durable and just peace.

World Vision provides psychological first aid for children in Gaza

Friday 25, Jul, 2014

As the Gaza conflict enters its third week, WV continues to provide child victims & children with a high level of distress psychological first aid.

Joint statement on impact of Gaza conflict on children

Wednesday 23, Jul, 2014

Statement delivered to the Human Rights Council, Special Session on the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, on behalf of Defence for Children International, World Vision, Terre Des Hommes, War Child and Kinder USA.

Latest From the Blog

Back to School in India

Tuesday 02, Sep, 2014

As children across the UK return to school this week, we reflect on the stories of sponsored children living in countries where something we take for granted is far from certain. World Vision believes that primary education is both a basic right of every child, and the surest way to help a poor community lift itself out of poverty. But in the world’s poorest areas, education is often overlooked.

The Privilege Of Sharing The Start Of An Adventure

Thursday 28, Aug, 2014

While visiting Zambia with some of our wonderful Ambassadors, our HR Coordinator, Gill, also took some time out to meet the farmers who will be taking advantage of the orange maize seeds you've given their community to help them Grow Hope.

How Local Advocacy Can Form A Global Agenda: Reflections From The Girl Summit Youth Delegates

Tuesday 26, Aug, 2014

Alice and Alfred flew in from Sierra Leone to take part in the Girl Summit to tackle the issues of FGM and early marriage. One month on from their visit, they both take time to reflect on the change they are helping enable from a local to a global level.

Mothers Are Strong And Resilient: Reflecting On Tackling Early Childhood Deaths

Thursday 21, Aug, 2014

Sarah Morgan reflects on her work in the field helping children to survive to celebrate their fifth birthday as she plans to do exactly that with her own daughter back in the UK.

World Humanitarian Day: Remembering Lives Given To Bring Others Hope

Tuesday 19, Aug, 2014

Johan Eldebo has visited many of the world's worst humanitarian emergencies. In today's blog he shares why marking World Humanitarian Day means so much to him and to the people to whom each and every humanitarian worker brings hope in all that they do.

Food aid brings brief relief to displaced residents in Gaza

Thursday 14, Aug, 2014

Alex Snary, Director of World Vision's programmes in Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza last week helped to distribute 800 food kits put together to support displaced families and their hosts in Gaza.

When tragedy strikes your own

Tuesday 12, Aug, 2014

Mohammed El Halabi, our programme manager in Jerusalem, West Bank and Gaza writes about the shocking moment when the violence in Gaza touched him personally.

One Child is Too Many

Thursday 07, Aug, 2014

Before the latest outbreak of violence, World Vision Jerusalem West Bank Gaza (JWG) had been running child sponsorship programmes; much like World Vision UK does in twenty countries around the world. Like most children in Gaza, over the past month some World Vision JWG sponsored children have lost their lives and all are now in need of psychological first aid.

Sponsorship Made My Life Better

Tuesday 05, Aug, 2014

Like many children in central Mozambique, Pedrito was born into a poor family and grew up in a mud hut covered by hay with his five brothers, mother and step-father. Thanks to sponsorship, he has been able to pursue his education, and is now in his second year of a technical mechanics course.

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