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

By World Vision UK Wednesday 18, Apr, 2018

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

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⚡️ Meet the amazing #WorldVision youth leaders Tanzim and Al-Amin from Bangladesh who took the @ComSecYouth Forum b… https://t.co/Z1yv043Abp

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RT @DFID_Education: Young representatives of the Commonwealth met Minister Baldwin today to discuss their priorities for development. This…

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Up to 8 million children in #DRC are in urgent need of support. Funding is despertately needed to help the next gen… https://t.co/KIyVcNAvBP

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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.

This Lent, love your neighbour as yourself

Friday 30, Mar, 2018

This Easter, Minister Gail Thompson reflects on how to show God's love to people around the world.

Weaving their own stories

Thursday 08, Mar, 2018

Kadie, 35, has two children, and used to struggle every single day. But thanks to a World Vision supported empowerment project, the future looks brighter for Kadie and her family.

DIY Woven Bookmark

Wednesday 07, Mar, 2018

Here you can read about how to make a woven bookmark – it’s a great project for beginners and is a lot of fun to make!

Raising our strong voice

Tuesday 20, Feb, 2018

We are Swenimi and Shamindu, two young leaders from Sri Lanka who came to Sweden to participate in the Solutions Summit. We were there representing children from around the world and bringing their views to this important meeting, so people from government…

Mosul's Injured Children

Thursday 08, Feb, 2018

Eleven-year old Omar is from western Mosul. He remembers the day ISIL arrived at his school and started teaching them about bombs, guns and killing people. Three years later, he’s been living with his family in eastern Mosul in a rented apartment. Thei…

The Walkers meet their sponsored child

Friday 02, Feb, 2018

To be able to visit our sponsored child Timothy had been a dream since we began sponsoring him, but now we were realising that dream.

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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.

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.

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.

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults

Monday 19, Mar, 2018

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

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.

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A School Visit and a Farewell in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 14, Aug, 2012

In her 4th blog World Vision Sponsor Samantha talks about visiting the school that her sponsored children attend.

Final Reflections from my Inspiring time in Zimbabwe

Tuesday 14, Aug, 2012

World Vision child sponsor, Samantha, shares her final thoughts on her trip to Zimbabwe.

A Wonderful Reunion with my Sponsored Children in Zimbabwe

Friday 10, Aug, 2012

In her 3rd blog installment Samantha tells us about the highlight of her trip so far…

Elephants, Geckos and Rough Roads in Zimbabwe

Thursday 09, Aug, 2012

Samantha shares Days 2 to 4 of her trip to Zimbabwe.

Lopez Lomong: I did not know it at the time – but my childhood had just ended

Wednesday 08, Aug, 2012

Lopez Lomong, who was kidnapped from a Sudanese village aged just six, will run the 5,000m for Team USA at the London 2012 Olympics. This is just part of his story.

Big Changes in Zimbabwe… But Still No McDonalds

Wednesday 08, Aug, 2012

Samantha Turvey, an enthusiastic World Vision supporter, is in Zimbabwe with her family and is blogging about her experiences and how this amazing country has changed since her las…

Lopez Lomong: he ran for his life, now he’s running in the Olympics

Friday 03, Aug, 2012

Lopez Lomong, who was kidnapped from a Sudanese village aged just six, will run the 5,000m for Team USA at the London 2012 Olympics. This is just part of his story.

Your reactions: ‘What childhood means to me’

Friday 03, Aug, 2012

Your answers to 'What does childhood mean to you?’

Children Speak about Monsoons and High Hopes in India

Friday 27, Jul, 2012

Steve Richards, World Vision UK Children's Communications Specialist, shares stories from the children of India about monsoon season.

Indian Sponsored Children proclaim “Education is our Right!”

Thursday 26, Jul, 2012

Steve Richards, World Vision UK's Children's Communication Specialist, is in India hearing stories from the children of their desire - no, their RIGHT - to education.

Building safety nets to catch children before they fall

Wednesday 25, Jul, 2012

Ann Graham shares a personal story of why the West Africa Crisis is so important for us all to take note of and give help to, through the story of one mother's success.

Meeting My Sponsored Child in Sierra Leone

Tuesday 24, Jul, 2012

Mia grew up in Sierra Leone, but now lives in London. In this blog she talks about the emotional experience of returning to her homeland to visit her sponsored child.

Lost Childhood

Monday 23, Jul, 2012

What is it like to be a child without a childhood? Sent away from home to beg, pulled out of school to support family or too hungry to play – what does it mean to lose your childho…

Guest blog: “I know it’s my problem too”

Friday 20, Jul, 2012

Merry Raymond, one of our #ShareNiger bloggers and here she shares how her experience with the campaign helped her realise that we can all play our parts, no matter how small.

Life on the border – one year on

Thursday 12, Jul, 2012

Amanda Koech, a Communications Officer for World Vision Somalia, describes the scene at a border town in the south-west of the country – and asks how the situation has changed one …


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