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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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Friday 05, Mar, 2021

Download free activities to help your child cope with anxiety and stay positive as UK schools' coronavirus lockdown ends.

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Wednesday 03, Mar, 2021

As the UK passes 20M coronavirus vaccines, how are vulnerable countries doing? World Vision's Global Field Operations Leader asks why it’s taking so long.

World Book Day 2021: Transform children's lives

Tuesday 02, Mar, 2021

How to celebrate World Book Day 2021 with ideas and activities for your children at home. Plus an easy way to declutter AND fundraise for vulnerable children.

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.

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UK should lead the international community in driving greater spending to protect children

Thursday 12, Apr, 2018

The UK must do more to protect children as less than £1 per child globally is spent to prevent violence, World Vision warns following Penny Mordaunt's statement on UK aid.

World Vision UK launches 2017 Impact Report as charity launches two aid delivery mechanisms

Wednesday 11, Apr, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision UK has today published a new report detailing the impact of its work in 2017.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Tuesday 27, Mar, 2018

World Vision UK announces new measures to keep children and vulnerable adults safe from harm.

School violence adds trauma for Syria’s war-scarred children, World Vision warns

Thursday 22, Mar, 2018

Children who have fled fighting in Syria are suffering further brutality at school, aid charity World Vision reveals today.

World Vision Weaves a Week for Women in Croydon

Friday 09, Mar, 2018

International charity World Vision is launching a Week for Women with a unique weaving event at Croydon’s Whitgift Shopping Centre on Wednesday 7 March. The week will celebrate wom…

Urgent aid needed to avert humanitarian catastrophe in Somalia

Tuesday 06, Mar, 2018

World Vision urges the UK government to put pressure on the international community to respond urgently to the hunger crisis in Somalia before it’s too late.

Only lasting ceasefire will end carnage in Ghouta, warns World Vision

Monday 26, Feb, 2018

Aid agency World Vision is backing calls for an immediate ceasefire to halt escalating violence in Eastern Ghouta, Syria.

Statement on inaccurate Haiti reports

Sunday 18, Feb, 2018

The earthquake in Haiti was a tragedy for the hundreds of thousands of children and their families who lost everything.

Syria crisis: Chlorine attacks and airstrikes displace many in Idlib

Thursday 08, Feb, 2018

The humanitarian crisis in Syria is worsening following reports of suspected chlorine attacks in the city of Idlib this week.

Hundreds of child soldiers released from armed groups in South Sudan

Wednesday 07, Feb, 2018

More than 250 child soldiers associated with South Sudan’s numerous fighting groups will be released today following the successful intervention of World Vision and other aid agenc…

World Vision condemns violence in the DRC

Wednesday 24, Jan, 2018

World Vision responds to the latest developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

As Ethiopia faces catastrophic drought, more girls are forced into early marriages

Friday 19, Jan, 2018

Alarming levels of food shortages caused by prolonged droughts in Ethiopia are forcing more girls into early marriages, international aid agency World Vision has revealed.

Thousands of Syrian refugees face winter hunger in Lebanon as funding lines freeze

Wednesday 17, Jan, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision, has scaled up efforts to support Syrian families camped out in Lebanon as winter takes hold in the refugee settlements.

World Vision UK warns the UK government against cutting aid

Monday 15, Jan, 2018

International children’s charity World Vision today warns that the UK government is at risk of cutting aid from the children who need it most around the world.

World Vision condemns eviction of displaced people in Somalia

Wednesday 10, Jan, 2018

International children’s charity World Vision has denounced a government offensive against internally displaced people on the outskirts of the Somali capital, Mogadishu.


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Monday 02, Nov, 2020

Christmas 2020 can be a Christmas of firsts for a vulnerable child, like Akuamoah. That first drink of clean water changes more than you might think.

World Food Day 2020: When food is more than a meal

Friday 16, Oct, 2020

Visit a community kitchen at the heart of one of the largest refugee camps. Food is more than a meal: Girls like Raju can enjoy time with mum, good food and learning.

UK youth advocate stands up for child brides

Tuesday 13, Oct, 2020

World Vision UK Youth Advocate, Asini, tells us how learning about child marriage has affected her – and why sharing is the key to change.

Pumpkin Heroes: Believing in others

Tuesday 29, Sep, 2020

This Halloween, shine God’s light into a dark year with Pumpkin Heroes. Bible-based resources from World Vision for a fun and bright party – in church or online.

A world of firsts: Transformed by sponsorship

Tuesday 22, Sep, 2020

Becoming a sponsored child helped Saru in Nepal to build a brighter future, out of poverty. Now 20, she’s helping the next generation in her community.

Must Have Gifts: Special gifts for a strange year

Friday 18, Sep, 2020

With Must Have Gifts, we can all share love and kindness safely this Christmas, with those who are closest to us and with vulnerable families many miles away.

Virtual Global 6K for Water 2020 - Highlights

Thursday 17, Sep, 2020

In August, World Vision supporters turned out to do the Global 6K, their way. Here are some of the highlights.

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Tuesday 15, Sep, 2020

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Girl power: Protecting each other in tough times

Monday 14, Sep, 2020

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First day of school: How to help your child cope with emotions

Tuesday 08, Sep, 2020

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A world of firsts: clean water is just the start

Tuesday 08, Sep, 2020

Child sponsorship opened a world of firsts for Isata.

Jackson: Becoming more than he ever dreamt

Thursday 03, Sep, 2020

Jackson is living proof that the simple act of sponsoring a child can open up their future to more than they ever thought possible.

“If I had a magic wand” - a girl’s dream to break free of child marriage

Wednesday 26, Aug, 2020

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