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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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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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World Vision announces emergency response to devastating earthquake in Indonesia

Monday 06, Aug, 2018

A powerful 7-magnitude earthquake struck Indonesia’s Lombok Island on Sunday, killing 91 people and displacing thousands.

Survey finds huge drop in children’s letter writing

Monday 30, Jul, 2018

Half of British school children (48%) say they’ve never written a letter to a friend, reveals a survey by charity World Vision.

Charities launch new Compact to help eliminate orphanages worldwide, echoing UK Government’s landmark commitment

Wednesday 25, Jul, 2018

The UK Government became the first major donor of its kind to explicitly pledge support for family and community-based care for all children.

The UK must redouble its efforts to end South Sudan's child soldier crisis

Thursday 12, Jul, 2018

International children’s charity, World Vision has urged the UK government to redouble its efforts to support peace in South Sudan and end its child soldier crisis.

Nearly one million people displaced by violence in Ethiopia face disease and hunger

Wednesday 04, Jul, 2018

Nearly one million people displaced by ethnic violence in Ethiopia are in desperate need of aid, World Vision UK warns today.

Girls Not Brides: Ending child marriage for good

Thursday 28, Jun, 2018

This week, the Girls Not Brides conference was held in Malaysia, the largest ever meeting of advocates committed to ending child marriage.

Monsoon rains trigger landslides, wreak havoc for refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Tuesday 12, Jun, 2018

Torrential downpours have triggered flooding and landslides in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, damaging hundreds of refugee shelters and killing several people including a toddler, accord…

World Vision UK welcomes call to give DFID greater oversight of UK aid

Tuesday 05, Jun, 2018

World Vision UK urges Theresa May’s government to ensure aid money is used wisely and effectively, and that aid is only spent through departments that meet the same high standards …

Guatemala volcano: World Vision mobilises staff as strongest eruption in a century kills dozens

Monday 04, Jun, 2018

World Vision has mobilised its rapid response teams to assess the extent of yesterday’s deadly volcanic eruption in Guatemala as the aid agency gears to provide urgent assistance t…

Two thirds of UK adults do not see benefits of the Church, new report finds

Thursday 31, May, 2018

Commissioned by children’s charity World Vision UK in partnership with research firm Barna Global, The UK Church In Action gives credence to the perceived diminishing influence of …

Over one million people at risk as floods devastate East Africa

Friday 18, May, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of children are at risk of malnutrition, disease and even death due to major flooding across East Africa, World Vision warned today.

Meghan Markle helped bring clean water to almost 60,000 Rwandans

Wednesday 16, May, 2018

Almost 60,000 people in Rwanda now have access to clean water thanks to Meghan Markle’s support, World Vision said today.

World Vision UK’s Board appoints Richard Izard as new Chair

Monday 14, May, 2018

World Vision UK’s Board appoints Richard Izard as new Chair

Modern slavery commitment: “Do not forget children in emergencies”, World Vision urges UK government

Wednesday 18, Apr, 2018

World Vision UK responds to the latest commitment by the UK government to help eradicate modern slavery in the Commonwealth.

Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

Friday 13, Apr, 2018

Millions of people caught up in a humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo risk rising levels of hunger, death and disease due to a lack of aid funding.


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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.

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Thursday 17, Sep, 2020

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A world of firsts: First step to a big dream

Tuesday 15, Sep, 2020

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Girl power: Protecting each other in tough times

Monday 14, Sep, 2020

Lockdown in India made girls more vulnerable to child marriage. But groups of girls protect their friends and prevent marriage from stealing their childhoods.

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

Tuesday 08, Sep, 2020

As children in the UK go back to school, find out how to help your children through times of anxiety, and to understand and manage their emotions.

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

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Wednesday 26, Aug, 2020

A story of early marriage, drawn by children.


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