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World Vision launches campaign to end abuses that keep children from school

As millions of children remain out of school around the world, World Vision UK today launches its “Empty Classrooms, Broken Futures” campaign.

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Out of school: Into danger

Tuesday 16, Feb, 2021

More children than ever are out of school right now. Too many of them will become vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. Find out what can you do about it.

UK Child Sponsors Zoom from Newcastle to India

Tuesday 09, Feb, 2021

Mark and Christine from Newcastle, met their sponsored child in India during lockdown. The virtual visit is a new way to meet your sponsored child. See how it went.

Being a child sponsor has changed my life, forever

Monday 01, Feb, 2021

Renee became a child sponsor hoping to make a difference to a child in poverty. Read her story of how Child Sponsorship brings change and joy to her life too.

5 reasons children are back in school

Friday 22, Jan, 2021

One way or another, children around the world are getting back into education. Find the top 5 reasons why it matters.

Anuradha: More than a child bride

Monday 18, Jan, 2021

At just 13, marriage and motherhood seemed to end Anuradha’s hope of becoming a teacher. Now 23, she’s set to be more than she dreamed. How did she do it?

New Year 2021: Resolution of gratitude

Tuesday 05, Jan, 2021

5 years ago, charity worker Tabeth’s life turned upside down. Discover how, despite the trials of 2020, she’s looking forward to what 2021 has to offer, with gratitude.

Our heroes of 2020: Finding strength by helping others

Monday 28, Dec, 2020

A look back at some of the most inspirational people we've seen this year.

Fighting climate change

Friday 18, Dec, 2020

Extreme weather makes children like Naaman ever more vulnerable. Kenyan communities are working together to battle climate change and feed their children.

A winning partnership: World Food Programme & World Vision

Thursday 17, Dec, 2020

In December 2020 the WFP received the Nobel Peace Prize. See how their work has helped millions of vulnerable children throughout our 30-year partnership with them.

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World Vision leads new programme to eradicate child slavery in East Africa

Sunday 02, Dec, 2018

A four-year programme to eradicate child slavery in three African countries launches today, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery (December 2).

Actor Jerome Flynn among thousands urging UK government to help ‘forgotten’ children

Friday 16, Nov, 2018

World Vision UK is calling for a fourfold increase in the proportion of UK humanitarian aid spending to protect children from violence.

World Vision UK launches campaign to end violence against children

Wednesday 07, Nov, 2018

World Vision UK has launched a campaign to end violence against the world’s most vulnerable children, It Takes A World.

World Vision joins DEC appeal to raise urgent funds for Indonesia tsunami survivors

Thursday 04, Oct, 2018

The members of the DEC (Disaster Emergency Committee) launched the joint fundraising appeal today to raise vital funds for the survivors of the Indonesia earthquake and tsunami.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: World Vision UK launches appeal

Wednesday 03, Oct, 2018

World Vision UK has launched an emergency appeal to help people suffering in the aftermath of the Indonesian earthquake and tsunami.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: Recovery may take more than 2 years

Monday 01, Oct, 2018

World Vision experts say it will take years for communities in and around the Indonesian city of Palu to recover.

Indonesia earthquake and tsunami: World Vision response teams arrive in Palu

Sunday 30, Sep, 2018

World Vision emergency response teams have arrived in Palu, to urgently support rescue workers searching for survivors two days after a powerful earthquake hit Indonesia and trigge…

UK must consult children to create peace in war-torn countries

Thursday 27, Sep, 2018

World Vision UK is urging the UK government to include children in decision-making to achieve peace in war-torn countries.

World Vision delivers emergency relief in wake of deadly Typhoon Mangkhut

Tuesday 18, Sep, 2018

World Vision has begun distributing emergency relief to hundreds of people affected by devastating Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines.

World Vision rushes emergency relief to Philippines ahead of Super Typhoon Mangkhut

Friday 14, Sep, 2018

International aid agency World Vision has rushed emergency supplies to the Philippines, where a ‘super typhoon’ is set to make landfall Saturday morning local time.

World Vision disappointed by UK government's response to aid report

Thursday 13, Sep, 2018

DFID is a world leader in delivering high-quality aid. However, as more and more money is spent through other government departments, funds are being diverted from the people and c…

Aid agencies call on leaders to avoid humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib

Friday 07, Sep, 2018

Millions of civilians trapped in Idlib face the prospect of the greatest humanitarian catastrophe in Syria’s seven-year war, should there be a major military escalation in the coun…

Rohingya refugee crisis: One year on, children still living in limbo

Friday 24, Aug, 2018

One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.

World Vision launches emergency response to Kerala floods

Monday 20, Aug, 2018

International aid agency World Vision is rushing emergency supplies to India’s Kerala state, where hundreds have been killed and 800,000 displaced by devastating floods.

World Vision warns of mental health crisis as Indonesia earthquake death toll climbs

Wednesday 08, Aug, 2018

International aid agency World Vision has warned of a potential mental health crisis following a powerful 7-magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia’s Lombok Island on Sunday.


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Coming full circle | Hope in a time of hunger in Malawi

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Helping mums deliver safely | Reducing child mortality in the DRC

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Health closer to home: Restoring healthcare in Nepal

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