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No money or food. Hunger and fear. Then World Vision supporters brought new life
Young advocates from around the world address governments and decision makers
Children are going hungry – we’re saying Enough is Enough
World Vision UK's response to new Government White Paper
Fighting hunger and malnutrition
Tackling the root causes of hunger and malnutrition
Lukman believes so and he wants us to raise our voices
Children are coping with so much but we’re making a difference
Child Sponsorship has given Rahul the confidence to develop his artistic skills
One mother is tie-dying her way out of poverty, and you can help too
Join us in praying for the children facing conflict in Israel, Gaza and the West Bank.
“We are responding with everything we have”
Why are children still going hungry?
Join World Vision as we fight for her right
Discover five ways to keep little ones occupied this Autumn break
Child Sponsorship means Mike no longer has to choose between food and school
International children’s charity World Vision UK appoints Fola Komolafe as Chief Executive Officer.
Find out how sponsoring a girl changes more than one life
Adela shares how living through war has made her determined to help Ukrainian girls.
Child sponsors are transforming the lives of children in low-income countries
Child Sponsorship is making a real difference
Discover tips for reducing children’s nervousness and anxiety
Girls like Sheyla are leading the change and the transformation is astonishing.
“It was a moment that will never leave me”
World Vision is declaring a new sustained humanitarian response in Afghanistan
Too little. Too much. Both equal disaster. But Child Sponsorship is a lifeline
Working in partnership to save children from debt bondage
“Just when I thought I had escaped the … war, the earthquake tore us apart”
Are we doing enough to protect children while we pursue a flawless look?
From outsider to youth club leader
What does school mean to children in places where education isn’t guaranteed?
Many girls face FGM, child marriage and abuse – help fight for their rights
Kidnapped and married off, Thanh’s nightmare finally ended.
Every girl deserves to live free from rape, abuse, and violence – it’s her right.
“I expected to see sadness and deprivation; all I see is so much joy and hope.”
How three youth’s lives changed, with a little help.
Parvina never got the chance to go to school, as she got married at 15 and soon became pregnant.
Civil war and decades of unrest in Myanmar are forcing children to grow up in severe deprivation.
Youth advocates join World Vision UK leaders in an intergenerational dialogue
A study reveals that 85% of displaced families can’t afford enough food.
Young advocates are speaking up so children can be heard. You can join them.
Learn about refugees and sign our petition to give child refugees a voice
World Vision is assessing needs after the Nova Kakhovka dam disaster forces thousands from home.
For those in the UK, education is part of daily life, but it isn’t for many.
Droughts can spell disaster but World Vision is working to help communities find a way through.
Sajal is one of 79 million children engaged in hazardous work.
“We were sitting at home and all of a sudden we heard gunshots”
Samer and his family spent five years looking for a safe place to live. Then the earthquakes struck.
Yazan lost his childhood to the war in Syria
Learning spaces go beyond the walls of the classroom
A story of hope when record numbers of people are experiencing upheaval due to conflict.
Tips on setting up a successful fundraising walk
Bible verses about refugees and how you can support displaced people
How conflict is impacting children's lives in the world’s youngest nation
Find out more about the conflict in Sudan
Are you wondering why ending poverty should be high priority for everyone?
As conflict continues in Sudan, join us in praying for those affected.
Climate change is a cause close to World Vision's heart, as well as the King's
A World Vision project is reducing case numbers of malaria and bringing freedom
Discovering the staggering level of global illiteracy
Healthy and happy with a future full of hope
See the impact of Childhood Rescue in 2022
Simple prayers for young minds to enjoy
Learn how climate change is impacting families around the world
Two months since the first earthquakes, we look at the current situation in Turkey and Syria
Three young boys travelled for a month to find a better life… and they did
Period poverty is a reality. Find out how to donate reusable sanitary pads to charity.
“Unlocking that potential within every human, to thrive rather than just survive”
Learn how having a pen pal can help child development.
What are the benefits of donating money to charity?
Please can I put it in a bag and shake it up?
It may seem overwhelming, but we are winning
Urgent call for child protection after Turkey-Syria earthquakes
Where are floods most common in the world?
Looking to organise a charity dinner party? Read on for some tips.
Imagine drinking unclean water from a frog-infested well
Discover facts about the reality of life for refugees
Join us in praying for refugees, fleeing from conflict, violence and natural disasters
Supporting children living in refugee camps
Four reasons why charitable activities can help children grow into giving people
How the conflict has changed life for the people of Syria
Find out which children’s book are top-rated
A closer look at the link between conflict, poverty and the refugee crisis
How you, alongside World Vision, can help refugee children across the globe
Here’s why you should give something up for Lent
Discover how we're building a brighter future for Ukrainian refugees
Children in Syria are struggling to survive in the freezing cold after the earthquake. Donate today.
A first hand account of the Turkey-Syria earthquake
This extraordinary donation has been made to our Turkey-Syria Earthquake Appeal.
Everything you need to know about the earthquake in Turkey and Syria and how to help those affected
Give a meaningful gift this Valentine’s Day
Join us in prayer for all those affected by the earthquake.
WYRL Beauty founder, Alex Klein, is helping women and girls reach their full potential
Millions of people around the world go to bed hungry. Find out how you can help.
New under-fives clinic helps to save children's lives
He’s not Superman, but in his own way Benard Nyataya is a modern day hero.
Young Phillip wants to be a teacher … but he’s already teaching. Find out why
45 million people are facing hunger. Let’s pray.
How sponsorship transformed a frightened teenager into a confident student
Millions of children are facing starvation because of the drought.
Raise money and see more women and girls empowered to make change
How does famine affect our world and how can we help?
See how your support has helped feed displaced children
Join us in praying for those facing hunger and drought in Somalia.
Get involved in a fundraising challenge in 2023
Sometimes you hear about something amazing … then you see it
Meet children whose lives have been transformed through Child Sponsorship.
Where is the hope? In us. In you.
Our Christmas gift to you
DEC members met His Majesty at Buckingham Palace
Perfect presents for all your family and friends, even those who have everything
HOK virtual art auction, Unite for Ukraine, raises money for World Vision’s Ukraine appeal
Teaching girls about the effects of child marriage and gender violence.
Learn how it’ll feel to cross that line at 26.2 miles
How your support has transformed Priya’s life.
Children empowered through child sponsorship.
Here's what you need to know...
Extreme hunger has displaced more than 800,000 people in Somalia.
Lifting children’s voices at the UN climate conference
Join us in praying for those affected by flooding
Joshua’s family are now food secure and face a brighter future
Read the story of this courageous young girl
An easy way to raise awareness for causes you care about
From birth to adolescence, what effect does poverty have on child development?
Looking to find Bible verses about strength and power? Read these verses.
The most impactful Bible verses around the world
World Vision is one of the World Food Programme’s largest partners
Add your voice: urge the government to act now
45 million people are heading for starvation. But action now can change this.
When women and girls are empowered, everyone wins.
Together, we can save lives.
Free activities for kids this October half-term
Our statement and prayer.
The acute hunger crisis in Afghanistan is forcing parents to choose between their children and food.
Amika George, UK period poverty advocate on how to make eco-friendly, reusable sanitary products.
Scripture that can help motivate you in times of need
Every child deserves to learn to read and write.
Devastating floods in Pakistan
Help to make navigating a difficult conversation easier
Our statement in response to the sentencing of Mohammad El Halabi
We transform children’s lives by tackling the root causes of poverty
Doodle Boy doodles for World Vision
The conflict began in February 2022… and has changed the world
World Vision staff were delighted by Prince Charles’ visit to refugee centre in Bucharest.
Whole communities have been transformed, thanks to World Vision child sponsors.
Children’s lives are changed when they finally have safe water.
How would you look after your mental health if you were affected by conflict?
Why children are at risk: simply explained.
Together, we’re helping vulnerable children achieve their full potential
Three rag pickers are changing their lives through education
How food scarcity and age-old tradition forces young women into arranged marriages.
Men, women and children are being trafficked. We’re tackling the root causes
Amazing changes, including a 15-year-old fighting child marriage
The true story of an Olympic legend
At 17, Grace was abducted and began a living nightmare
A saving scheme with a difference is changing lives in Africa
Shocking statistics, a child’s story… and how we’re helping tackle child labour
Richard is ready for a ‘hike of a lifetime’ to help Ukrainian refugees
How children in Mali are facing malnutrition due to conflict and climate change combined.
What might housing look like for children in poverty globally?
Refugees often arrive with nothing. We provide immediate, and long term, support
100 million people are now displaced from their homes, including 12-year-old Polina
Donate now to help us reach more displaced people.
The perfect sentiment for a loved one’s birthday celebration
World Vision and Premier Media raise awareness of global refugees
We look into the link between child poverty and climate change around the world.
Child Sponsorship transforms lives; now children can choose their own sponsors
Discover the six catastrophes kids are facing today, and how we’re helping
World Vision Romania is helping children deal with their grief and loss
How World Vision is helping those fleeing Ukraine
Iryna tells us how she fled Kyiv with her son and his family
Find out how children in the UK are helping others around the world. And how you can join in too.
Make a child’s dream a reality
How music and dance supports a child friendly environment
We know that climate change is one of today’s top challenges for children
How we empower children and communities to break free from poverty (and dependency)
Together Amen prayer update.
In the run up to Easter, schoolchildren in East Anglia are taking on a courageous challenge.
How the UN can help charities like World Vision
Helping young mothers to stay in education
How payroll giving helps the world's most vulnerable children to reach their full potential.
For when you can’t find the right words to describe what she means
Gilda from Mozambique explains the difference that clean water can make
On International Women’s Day, 8 March, we stand strong with women of Ukraine
Children separated from parents are at high risk of exploitation.
Resources and advice to help navigate difficult conversations
Ukraine is much more than just this crisis
Join with us in praying for those caught in the conflict in Ukraine
Grow your prayer life with a free Christian prayer journal guide
We’re helping vulnerable children have social justice, including ‘invisibles’
It looked hopeless... but then World Vision sponsors brought hope
Photo story: Children around the world have fun in the sun
Two girls’ stories of escaping child marriage
Meet Daniel from Ecuador who uses dance to connect with his community and to preserve the tradition.
Take a look at these Bible verses about love; perhaps use them in social media
Learn how to update your AmazonSmile charity to a cause you are passionate about
One girl’s narrow escape from FGM and child marriage inspires her to help others
We've partnered with Christian church, Hillsong UK to connect Syrian and UK teens.
Meet the girls using football to challenge gender stereotypes.
Share stories and raise money to empower more women.
By Aimyleen Gabriel, Senior Child Protection Programme Adviser, World Vision UK
Diela's story of survival and recovery
Learn how child sponsorship helps change everything for children with disabilities.
From receiving support to giving it, read more about this wonderful family
Top stories of the year
Would you sell a child to help your other children?
Bible verses about hope; use them in activities and social media
Child poverty is one of the most monumental issues we face on this earth today.
Look through these Bible verses and see if you can use them this Christmas
What did the conference really achieve to tackle the climate crisis?
Sharing our favourite Bible verses about the power of prayer
Alternative presents for all your family and friends, even those who have everything
World Vision are coming alongside Ashmitha to support her at this time
If you’re looking for free alternative Halloween children's activities this year, look no further.
Getting vaccinated doesn’t just help you and those around you
When your Christmas wish is for something to eat
Standing up and speaking out
The country is in turmoil and three million people are in urgent need of help
Wondering how child poverty is measured in the UK and globally?
Bible verses about peace; to use in activities and social media, as well as in your own prayers
With 10 mouths to feed during a hunger crisis, Asifiwe is not just a mother, but an inspiration
88,000 kg of food delivered to DRC to help families survive the hunger crisis.
What’s World Vision doing at COP26 to hold world leaders to account for a fairer world for children?
Dr Krish Kandiah urges world leaders to listen to children's perspectives on climate change.
Afghanistan charity workers share stories of success, challenges and thanks.
Stories of 10 girls who dreamed big, never gave up and did things that seemed impossible.
How is poverty defined on a global scale and what does it look like around the world?
Finding ritual, connection, and celebration within a hunger crisis
What is the definition of a refugee, and what causes a refugee crisis.
Two teachers beat the odds to become educators, thanks to World Vision support
Seizures stole Cynthia's childhood. Child Sponsorship is transforming her future.
UK Child sponsors and sponsored children share their experiences of Child Sponsorship.
Samira’s story of deceit, abuse and escape from modern day slavery
Ny and her family are grateful for emergency food support during the COVID-19 lockdowns
Hear their stories of danger and courage as they're forced to live their lives as refugees.
4 ways we are committed to honouring your trust as a sponsor through strong financial accountability
Photo story: Children around the world playing sports
When is a job not a job? When it’s a calling
How climate change is claiming Pacific Islands homes. And simple ways to help.
Communities helping their most vulnerable
Your support is helping us to provide clean water for children like 13 year old Reina from Honduras.
Young people, their local MP and young leaders from Ghana and Kenya discuss barriers to education.
As world leaders gathered in Cornwall, World Vision UK hosted three online events.
We dig into the history, present and the effects of child poverty in Africa.
Your support is helping us to protect children like six year old Omar from the trauma of flooding.
Partnership tackles the worst forms of child labour. But UK aid cuts could bring it to an early end.
Supporting your child’s emotional well-being in tough times
Who are Syria's refugees and how can I help?
Child sponsor Rhiannon shares her lockdown recipes
How a sponsored girl from rural Kenya is overcoming all the odds to bring water to her home village.
Midwife, Motia, overcame poverty and racism to help others. Now her legacy lives on.
Life skills training protected Mwila from child marriage and also gave her the hope of a future
Focus on the COVID-19 crisis in India
Mothers and children who have fled their homes are struggling for food, water and shelter.
Discover introverts’ valuable secret skills - plus tips for starting your own fundraiser.
Together Amen April 2021 prayer update. Lessons from Easter.
Learn what child poverty is, how it affects children, and how we tackle it.
Together Amen Easter prayer update. What the Easter story reminds us about His ways.
Find out why Simnel cake is good for you, how we boost children’s nutrition, plus an Easter prayer.
In her own words, Fatima, a refugee from Syria talks about being a refugee from a 10 year war
Free Easter online games and downloadable, printable colouring pages for primary-aged children.
Growing up in the shadow of war
Your support is helping us to protect children like 10 year old Rahma from war.
World Vision’s Dr Jean Baptiste Kamate, considers the vaccine race
Ideas on how to fundraise to help all children get a good education - and Rabson's literary story.
More children than ever are out of school. Too many will be vulnerable to exploitation and abuse.
COVID-19 has endangered many children. Learn about our campaign to keep them in school.
Find inspiration for fundraising - from obstacle courses to hackathons
After 10 years, Mark and Christine met their sponsored child during lockdown.
Meet Ankis, who has received life saving supplementary feeding in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Half a million children are at risk of child marriage and forced labour. We must support them.
Less than 1% of international aid money is used to combat violence against children.
Renee wanted to help a child in poverty. Read how Child Sponsorship’s brought joy to her life too.
At 13 marriage ended Anuradha’s dreams. Now becoming more than she ever thought - how’s she done it?
Hear from children around the world about why they're making sure to continue their education
World Vision UK's Tabeth shares her plan to make 2021 a year of gratitude.
These impressive people from around the world have found their strength in helping others.
We are proud to work with them to help vulnerable people to get the food assistance they need.
One boy's journey to regenerate trees - and his future
World Vision is mobilising for a humanitarian response in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.
Learn how you can help others this Christmas - from sponsoring a child to donating old clothes.
Imagine this Christmas is first time a young boy will sleep warm...
Our Child Communications expert shares how to support your child through a COVID-affected Christmas
World Vision UK urges the government to reverse this harmful decision immediately.
New research shows violence against children has surged during the pandemic.
How did Lizzie's breakthrough virtual visit with her sponsored child go?
Meet just some of the children whose lives have been transformed by Sponsorship.
Learn what we do, and what we recommend, to keep your sponsored child safe.
Deadly attacks kill four children and four adults – including two local World Vision partner staff
Learn about visiting your child, and hear from those who have.
Writing prompts, information on letter sending and hearing back from your sponsored child.
Meet some of the children whose lives have been transformed by World Vision charity supporters
Sponsor a child and change a life this Christmas
How a community kitchen in Bangladesh is transforming Rohingya refugees' lives
More than 19 million people, including 10 million children, are at risk of famine due to COVID-19.
International children’s charity World Vision UK appointed Mark Sheard as Chief Executive Officer.
22-year-old Asini from Kent, is speaking out and educating others about child marriage
Our work to combat the spread of coronavirus in refugee camps, thanks to you.
Believe in others and share God's love this Halloween.
Becoming sponsored helped Saru, in Nepal, out of poverty. Now, she’s helping the next generation.
Find special gifts for your loved ones this Christmas
A round-up of how World Vision fundraisers took part in the Virtual Global 6K for Water.
Nahomy has big dreams thanks to Child Sponsorship
Our Child Protection Expert looks at why child marriage is a growing problem.
Learn about how girls in India are protecting each other in tough times caused by coronavirus
Learn how sponsorship transformed her village and her prospects
World Vision's Child Communications expert gives tips on how to support your child back to school.
Majority of UK adults say government should increase overseas aid spend to combat coronavirus
The story of how education and child sponsorship turned Jackson's life around
The woman bringing clean water to children in Malawi
5 ideas for keeping your kids this busy during the summer lockdown
World Vision launches appeal for victims of the explosion in Beirut
Hear from the children affected by the Beirut explosion - and how we're helping them.
Take part in a virtual Global 6K charity fundraising event to bring clean water to communities
How donations are supporting the most vulnerable children.
Your support is helping protect children from a hidden enemy.
August 2020 Together Amen prayer update.
Read about child volunteers near you and be inspired by safe fundraising ideas.
Our teams are on the ground to protect the world’s most vulnerable people from coronavirus
Temwa married her university sweetheart. But for many Malawian girls, a wedding means child marriage
12-year-old fights COVID-19 in refugee camp
Tips for staying connected during lockdown
July 2020 Together Amen prayer update.
YOOX will donate €1 to us for every person who shares a message of love on Instagram
How to keep going in a crisis within a crisis
Syrian grandmother, Ahlam, protects refugee children
Hear the stories of the health workers in the UK and across the world
Meet the men combatting domestic violence in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Hear from a family trying to earn, live and socially distance in a crowded camp.
Children across the world talked to World Vision about the need for hope and protection
South Sudan’s children face the dangers of poverty, malnutrition and COVID-19
Today, about 250 million children’s homes are affected by conflict.
11-year-old Lydia sings to bring hope to children around the world
World Vision launches largest ever humanitarian response
How your donations are supporting vulnerable children most at risk.
14-year-old Ajlin shares her experience of lockdown from her home in Bosnia and Herzegovina
How can we use the lessons from Ebola to prevent the spread of COVID-19?
World Vision has launched a £64m plan to help millions of vulnerable people defeat coronavirus.
Vulnerable children are being affected by coronavirus. Andy Flannagan invites you to pray for them.
30 million children’s lives are in danger because of the secondary impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
We talk to South Sudanese entrepreneur Shamim about how her business has been hit by COVID-19.
Stopping the spread of coronavirus in refugee camps.
How UK parents and communities are helping their kids through the loneliness of lockdown
COVID-19 is threatening children who are already vulnerable. Read about Luigi and Luis' struggle
Child friendly spaces are keeping children like Helen safe and healthy. Read about her experience.
Read our team’s top tips for talking to your kids about COVID-19 and other emergencies
Coronavirus lockdown: UK children are lonely, scared and stressed, survey finds.
Will the UN's Global Humanitarian Response plan help the most vulnerable children in the pandemic?
Learn about how and why COVID-19 has forced a new type of humanitarian response
Read about how World Vision are supporting children's mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Our Health Nutrition and WASH Director, talks about the dangers of COVID-19 in refugee camps
Our Philippines National Director talks about the situation there and our response
In response to the coronavirus crisis, we call on churches to unite and act. Read how.
Learn about our research into child marriage and Rahila from Afghanistan's story.
Learn about how we're responding in Asia, helping to keep children and their caregivers safe.
How our experience fighting Ebola, Zika and others informs our work to tackle the coronavirus
Coronavirus could prove devastating in countries with under-equipped hospitals
We ask them to reveal how they'll help others in the event of a global outbreak.
Satellite imagery shows how Syria's children are experiencing unbearable suffering.
Read about Raja, for whom child-friendly spaces have been a safe haven in Iraq.
Aid agencies are making a call for an immediate ceasefire in Syria as hundreds of thousands flee.
Child-friendly space keeps children safe in Iraq.
How your donations are supporting the most vulnerable children.
Campaigners sign letter demanding world leaders take action towards Global Goals
See how Cheru's life has changed since Global 6K participants brought clean water to her village.
Katharine shares memories of her mum – who was strong in her faith and dedicated to helping other.
World Vision hosts Milton Keynes hustings to highlight the global impact of aid
Read about our response to 'backdoor attack on the aid budget'
Amika George, Free Periods founder, joins us in Zambia to learn about our work to end period poverty
Read how karate champion Qamar Al-Kurdi empowers Syrian refugee girls in Jordan
Two fathers recount how World Vision's Men Care groups help to protect girls from child marriage
World Vision preparing for potential 'catastrophic' Ebola outbreak across East Africa
How to end children’s exploitation and abuse such as forced labour and sexual exploitation.
The overwhelming joy of meeting Gloria, my sponsored girl, for the first time.
Read how the cyclone is affecting children in India and Bangladesh - and how you can help.
Read our CEO's statement in advance of the Climate Action Summit
Our very own Christine Ngbaazande won the coveted Bond 2019 Humanitarian of the year award
NGOs call for prayer for humanitarian crisis in Yemen
Read our statement, with 13 aid agencies, to urge global leaders and the public to not forget Yemen
Read the latest report from the It Takes A World campaign.
Read about how we are supporting rescue workers searching for survivors in Palu