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World Vision joins NGOs in support of 0.7% UK foreign aid commitments

By Carina Wint Friday 21, Apr, 2017

The UK’s leading NGOs are calling on all major political parties to honour the nation’s legal promise to spend 0.7% of gross national income on aid, and extend the UKs leadership in promoting stability, fairness and prosperity around the world.

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In the case of an earthquake, Swosthani, 14, from Nepal and her classmates know what to do. She is no longer afraid and has joined a World Vision school club that ensures children in the community are safe.

Tools for school - vital materials for children affected by Child Labour in Afghanistan

Wednesday 19, Apr, 2017

Growing up with a father addicted to drugs, Negina, 12, from Afghanistan, was forced to work alongside her mother from sunrise to sunset to provide for her five younger siblings.

From Hunger to Chef Dreams

Thursday 13, Apr, 2017

9-year-old Rosemary doesn’t know the hardship her family used to face. She knows only the good times. Since the arrival of goats from World Vision’s Must Have Gift’s catalogue, Rosemary’s family’s situation has changed.

A $4 meal for a taste of home

Thursday 06, Apr, 2017

For Mayssa, a Syrian mother displaced by conflict, the $4 dollars she rations for each meal is enough to give her three children a little taste of home. What would you be able to make with $4?

What Our Kids Need: Blogger Stories

Tuesday 04, Apr, 2017

At the start of the year we asked to bloggers write about what their children last needed and what this meant to them. We were delighted with the inspirational posts that came back.

Caring for children in conflict: Child's play

Monday 03, Apr, 2017

All children love to play, whether at home or away. Children in the Lake Chad Basin are no different.

Fighting tuberculosis in drought-stricken Somalia

Friday 24, Mar, 2017

While Somalia is struggling with an on-setting famine, the country is, at the same time, fighting another silent killer: Tuberculosis. 8-year-old Molit and his brother Ali are being treated for Tuberculosis by World Vision.

The hopes and dreams of four orphaned children in India

Thursday 23, Mar, 2017

We spoke to four orphaned children in India, currently hoping to be sponsored, to hear their hopes and dreams for the future. Read their stories.

First faces of famine in Somalia

Wednesday 15, Mar, 2017

Muhammad is severely malnourished. You can see something is wrong the moment you meet him. But it’s quickly confirmed by the World Vision doctors who have set up a mobile heath unit in Muhammad’s community. His weight and arm measurements are dangerously l…

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13,000 former child soldiers in the Central African Republic pin their hopes on Brussels conference

Wednesday 16, Nov, 2016

World Vision is urging global leaders meeting in Brussels tomorrow (Thursday, 17 November 2016) to secure the future of thousands of children forced to take up arms on behalf of mi…

Mosul Children Arrive at Camps Terrified | World Vision UK

Wednesday 02, Nov, 2016

World Vision staff say that children are arriving at camps too petrified to speak after fleeing the conflict in the Iraqi city of Mosul. Find out more here.

World Vision works with app developers so that you can play a part in the fight against poverty

Tuesday 01, Nov, 2016

We are partnering with game development studio David and Goliath Games to pioneer a new approach to mobile gaming that empowers gamers to help fight poverty simply by having fun.

World Vision braced for massive wave of families fleeing Mosul

Monday 17, Oct, 2016

World Vision has expressed deep concerns for the welfare and safety of children and families in the Iraqi city of Mosul as fierce fighting began on Monday.

Game of Thrones star and World Vision supporter surprises Syrian refugee in Germany

Friday 14, Oct, 2016

Game of Thrones star Liam Cunningham on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to Hussam, a teenage Syrian refugee, now living in Germany.

World Vision scales up plans to set up protection centres for children in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

Friday 14, Oct, 2016

International children’s charity World Vision is scaling up efforts to establish safe spaces to help children come to terms with loss in hurricane-ravaged Haiti.

World Vision launches Haiti Hurricane Appeal as storm leaves over four million children at risk and 300 dead

Friday 07, Oct, 2016

World Vision launches Haiti Hurricane Appeal as storm leaves over four million children at risk and 300 dead

Hurricane Matthew - World Vision prepares for impact

Tuesday 04, Oct, 2016

While powerful Hurricane Matthew bore down on the island of Haiti, World Vision was preparing to help those whose lives may be affected.

Sierra Leone: UK must commit existing funds to child protection as cases of sex abuse rise

Thursday 22, Sep, 2016

Sierra Leone: World Vision urges UK government to commit funds to child protection as cases of sexual abuse rise

World Vision calls the attack a turning point in the war and says ceasefire has achieved nothing

Tuesday 20, Sep, 2016

World Vision has expressed shock at an airstrike that hit an aid convoy in Syria, reportedly leaving 12 dead. The UN says 18 trucks were hit on their way to deliver aid to 78,000 p…

Truck with 3D image of child refugees brings stark reality of crisis to London

Monday 19, Sep, 2016

A truck bearing a 3D image of asylum-seeking children, will this morning (Monday 19 September 2016), drive across London to highlight the strife and challenges that child refugees …

Statement in response to the announcement of new FGM figures in the UK

Thursday 15, Sep, 2016

Aid charity World Vision UK today called for a global political and legal concerted approach at tackling the issue of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), following the latest figures

World Vision UK hosts local sponsors for children in Niger

Wednesday 31, Aug, 2016

World Vision yesterday hosted six Milton Keynes residents who sponsor children in Niger to discuss the charity’s work in the drought-stricken West African country.

World Vision responds as earthquakes strike Myanmar and Italy

Thursday 25, Aug, 2016

World Vision responds as earthquakes strike Myanmar and Italy killing scores of people.


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Sunday 23, Apr, 2017

In the case of an earthquake, Swosthani, 14, from Nepal and her classmates know what to do. She is no longer afraid and has joined a World Vision school club that ensures children …

Tools for school - vital materials for children affected by Child Labour in Afghanistan

Wednesday 19, Apr, 2017

Growing up with a father addicted to drugs, Negina, 12, from Afghanistan, was forced to work alongside her mother from sunrise to sunset to provide for her five younger siblings.

From Hunger to Chef Dreams

Thursday 13, Apr, 2017

9-year-old Rosemary doesn’t know the hardship her family used to face. She knows only the good times. Since the arrival of goats from World Vision’s Must Have Gift’s catalogue, Ros…

A $4 meal for a taste of home

Thursday 06, Apr, 2017

For Mayssa, a Syrian mother displaced by conflict, the $4 dollars she rations for each meal is enough to give her three children a little taste of home. What would you be able to m…

What Our Kids Need: Blogger Stories

Tuesday 04, Apr, 2017

At the start of the year we asked to bloggers write about what their children last needed and what this meant to them. We were delighted with the inspirational posts that came bac…

Caring for children in conflict: Child's play

Monday 03, Apr, 2017

All children love to play, whether at home or away. Children in the Lake Chad Basin are no different.

Fighting tuberculosis in drought-stricken Somalia

Friday 24, Mar, 2017

While Somalia is struggling with an on-setting famine, the country is, at the same time, fighting another silent killer: Tuberculosis. 8-year-old Molit and his brother Ali are bein…

The hopes and dreams of four orphaned children in India

Thursday 23, Mar, 2017

We spoke to four orphaned children in India, currently hoping to be sponsored, to hear their hopes and dreams for the future. Read their stories.

First faces of famine in Somalia

Wednesday 15, Mar, 2017

Muhammad is severely malnourished. You can see something is wrong the moment you meet him. But it’s quickly confirmed by the World Vision doctors who have set up a mobile heath uni…

11 things you can do right now to help end violence against children

Thursday 09, Mar, 2017

World Vision’s campaign ‘It takes a world to end violence against children’ was named because no one individual, group or organisation can solve this problem alone.

The power of a sewing machine

Wednesday 08, Mar, 2017

Roji, in Bangladesh, turned her family’s life around when she enrolled herself in tailoring training and became the main source of income for her family. Her children are now well …

Jerome Flynn faces the reality of violence against children in Myanmar

Sunday 05, Mar, 2017

World Vision UK ambassador, Jerome Flynn, visited Myanmar to see our work and support the campaign #ItTakesAWorld to end violence against children. He met with street children, vic…

Sharmin’s story: educating girls to overcome poverty

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Children of the Lake Chad Basin: The vulnerable, looking after the vulnerable

Friday 24, Feb, 2017

In crisis, children regularly miss out on opportunities. They are forced to drop out of school, thrown out of home, and find themselves struggling in ways they had never imagined.

World Vision provides life-saving intervention as Somalia is on the brink of famine

Wednesday 22, Feb, 2017

Somalia’s landscape has progressively turned drier and dustier over the past months, and with no rain in sight for the second year, rivers have dried up across the country and plan…

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