VILLAGE OF HOPE

Village of Hope is an immersive experience created by World Vision to tell an engaging story of 12-year-old Isata and her family in rural Sierra Leone. The interactive experience gives shoppers a glimpse into the home of Isata and her family before and after the support of World Vision. A mud hut depicts life before, as Isata and her family struggled with poverty. Alongside that, a concrete structure reveals life now, following support from World Vision.

Rural Sierra Leone is also bought to life through interactive experiences which gives a deeper understanding of real life for many poverty-stricken communities around the world. A water station gives the opportunity to pump water at the fully working water pump and feel the weight of a 25-litre jerry can. In addition, visitors can visualise the daily hardship of the children through a virtual reality experience.

World Vision is the world’s largest international children charity, and for more than 60 years, every day we bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. Through sponsoring a child like Isata, you will help World Vision in their mission for each child to grow healthy, educated, cared for and protected.

Visit Village of Hope today and see how you can change the lives of children around the world.

VILLAGE OF HOPE TOUR

Dates: 26 March - 6 May 2018
Location: The Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading

Dates: 7 May - 27 May 2018
Location: Centre Court Shopping Centre, Wimbledon

Dates: 28 May - 8 July 2018
Location: Milton Keynes Shopping Centre

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STORIES AND BLOGS

The young people fighting for change in Bangladesh

Tuesday 17, Apr, 2018

World Vision Young Leader Tanzim Tabassum Tithi writes and discusses the issues children face in Bangladesh and the change they're making.

Under-18s 'should take part' in the Commonwealth Youth Forum

Monday 16, Apr, 2018

"Why are young people aged 15-18 excluded from the Commonwealth Youth Forum in London?" Al-Amin Bepary, from Bangladesh, asks.

Child sponsorship in Tanzania: Elizabeth's story

Tuesday 10, Apr, 2018

What's it like to visit the child you sponsor? Elizabeth Bowes headed to Tanzania to visit Jeni, the child she sponsors through World Vision UK.