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Jerome Flynn faces the reality of violence against children in Myanmar

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, victims of trafficking and a former child solider.
who has sponsored children through World Vision since 2003

World Vision’s emergency teams on standby as fierce cyclone hits Mozambique and threatens floods across Southern Africa

World Vision, has warned that tropical cyclone Dineo which hit the shores of Mozambique on Wednesday evening will further exacerbate the food crisis situation across Southern Africa.
e focused on determining the extent to which sponsored children

Identity Crisis in the Lake Chad Basin

With no home, family or jobs refugees in the Sayam Refugee and Displaced People’s Camp in the Lake Chad Basin struggle with their sense of identity. World Vision spoke to three refugees to hear what the crisis has taken from them and how they are trying to cope. Nelly’s family found shelter in one of Armenia’s remote communities, which also happens to be supported by our child sponsors in the UK – Stepanavan, located in the northern part of the country. In Stepanavan, the mayor helped to find the family a small house to live in, and our office provided the family with a cow, as well as the necessary bedding for the new house, and helped to register them in the local schools. Today Nelly and her four siblings are all sponsored children.

Starting over in Stepanavan, with help from child sponsors

In April 2016, eight-year-old Nelly’s family fled their village when heavy fighting broke out between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in the Southeast of the country. Nelly’s family found shelter in one of Armenia’s remote communities, which also happens to be supported by our child sponsors in the UK – Stepanavan, located in the northern part of the country. In Stepanavan, the mayor helped to find the family a small house to live in, and our office provided the family with a cow, as well as the necessary bedding for the new house, and helped to register them in the local schools. Today Nelly and her four siblings are all sponsored children.
s. Today Nelly and her four siblings are all sponsored children.

5 reasons to sponsor a child

How to achieve all New Year's resolutions in one simple move. Feel great, help others, form positive relationships and sponsor a child today.
tin America and Eastern Europe to meet their sponsored children. It

The many things my child needs

What was the last thing your child needed? This New Year, World Vision asks bloggers to think about the most recent thing their children needed.

Life with El Niño in Latin America | World Vision UK

The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting countries across Latin America, including Bolivia and Honduras. Crops are failing and communities are being split. Read one family’s story with World Vision.
including our sponsored children and their families in countries like Hondura

Celebrity Supporters

We’re very grateful to have the support of several famous faces to promote the work we’re doing throughout the world.
up artist Ruby Hammer has sponsored children with World Vision for over ten years.

Sponsorship brings hope in Armenia

Twin brothers, Hakob and Davit, have both suffered from cerebral palsy since early childhood in Armenia. Unable to go to school due to their condition, the boys live with their mother Julieta and their two elder brothers in desperate living conditions. Their sponsors in the UK have helped them access essential resources and kept the family hopeful for a brighter future.
a few years ago when Hakob and Davit became sponsored children. Their sponsors in the UK have helped them a

Mountains never meet, but friends do

Amy, a World Vision UK sponsor, travels huge distances across Tanzania to meet a special little girl, Maria, who she's sponsored for over nine years. In her blog, Amy shares about her wonderful day meeting Maria and her family.

Our week in Tanzania: Tears, Laughter and Inspiration

In the summer of 2016, Michael and Janet Butler travelled to Tanzania with a group of sponsors, to meet Ester, their sponsored child and to see how their monthly donations are bring put to good use.

A Snapshot of India

Graeme Newton, who heads up our Fundraising department at World Vision UK, visited Annu, the little girl his family sponsors in Patna and shares some of his highlights in this photo blog.
pportunity to do this and to meet one of our sponsored children. We have sponsored Annu for 4 years and

Seeing the fruits of sponsorship in Uganda

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.
we have photos of our sponsored children up on the wall in our kitchen so we see them…d never met one of my sponsored children before. Last summer

How bicycles have rescued girls in Zimbabwe

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 access education and it involved a bicycle ride…

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

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...
World Vision selects sponsored children carefully and their support is concentrated

Tanzania - Unexpected Riches amid the struggle

Nigel and Sue Hodder, lovely World Vision child sponsors, recently visited the Kilimatinde project in Tanzania – a community facing poverty but so rich in character. Nigel shares their experience with us.

A truly life changing experience - meeting Akash

Pam Agius, a World Vision child sponsor, recently came back from a group trip to India where she met her sponsored child, Akash. Here she shares about the special experience she had.
as amazing. Karen and Meem got to meet their sponsored children while we met with some of the women and men

Four Lessons from Ethiopia

Tim Bousfield travels with a group from Hitchin Church to visit and say a final farewell to the children they have sponsored for years in Addis ADP in Ethiopia

Restoring hope | Getting children to school in Albania

Twelve-year-old Emanuel's transport to school was withdrawn due to lack of funding, and so he had a long trip to class and back every day, even in severely bad weather. He was often ill due to this, until we were able to intervene and make it easier for Emanuel, and hundreds of children like him, to get to school again..
which showed that a considerable number of sponsored children were not attending school regularly

Food and Farming: Ugandan style

Read about World Vision ambassador, Robin Hart's week in Uganda, visiting her sponsored child as part of a group visit. Here she talks about her experiences farming in the UK compared to what she learnt in Uganda.

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