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A world of firsts: Transformed by sponsorship

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.
techniques and hygiene to remain safe from coronavirus. She has made the most of

Girl power: Protecting each other in tough times

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

UK Poll: Coronavirus must be stamped out around world before life can return to normal

Over four in five UK adults (84%) believe life will not return to normal unless Covid-19 is controlled all over the world, a new poll finds.
are worried about a second wave of coronavirus hitting the UK in the next six months. It … be unacceptable. A UN appeal to tackle coronavirus in poor and

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

Child Protection expert, Aimyleen Gabriel, looks at the links between a lack of basics - like water - and rising child marriage cases.
of vulnerable families and children. In the coronavirus

Beirut explosion: World Vision UK launches appeal following devastating blast

Children’s charity World Vision UK has launched an appeal to bring urgent relief to thousands of people affected by the devastating explosion in Beirut.

Beirut’s children describe deadly blast

First-hand accounts of Beirut's explosion, from the children who live there. Plus, how you can help them today.
countries and dealing with the global coronavirus pandemic. Then on 4 August

Thirsty for change

In 2020, handwashing is more important than ever. This August, we can bring vital clean water to children like Ireen.
has become the first defence against coronavirus.

Beirut Explosion Appeal

Children in Lebanon urgently need your help. With an already weak health system struggling to cope with the coronavirus pandemic, hospitals in Beirut are now overwhelmed in the wake of the massive explosion.
they will be more vulnerable to coronavirus. Even before these … health system struggling to cope with the coronavirus

Young fundraisers help children in pandemic and poverty

A celebration of children across the UK who've been inspired to fundraise for more vulnerable children during the global pandemic.
an article about the possible effects of coronavirus in vulnerable … when the coronavirus lockdown started and the performance was … Global coronavirus appeal.


Together Amen - August 2020 - 1
The quiet refugee crisis. With news full of coronavirus and putting vulnerable families at risk from coronavirus. And increasing inflation means the

Coronavirus in South Sudan: fragile life under pressure

From genocide to pandemic: World Vision South Sudan's Emilienne Cyuzuzo is helping vulnerable families facing COVID-19.

12-year-old fights COVID-19 in refugee camp

12-year-old refugee Priscillia, in the DRC, is trying to protect her friends and family from the coronavirus pandemic.
coronavirus is stealing our … prisoners. As part of the fight against coronavirus reality. The coronavirus pandemic is affecting people in every

World Vision joins DEC appeal to combat coronavirus in world's most fragile places

The Disasters Emergency Committee today launched a Coronavirus Appeal to help the most vulnerable communities in the world who now face the new deadly threat of Covid-19.
World Vision UK has joined an emergency DEC coronavirus appeal backed by 14 of Britain’s leading aid … most vulnerable people as they face the coronavirus pandemic. 

5 recipes from around the world

Bored of banana bread? If you’re looking for some foodie inspiration join World Vision child sponsor Rhiannon Tuntevski on a culinary journey.

Coronavirus: Millions of children go hungry, forced to work or beg

An estimated 110 million children across Asia are going hungry due to the economic impact of coronavirus, World Vision warns today.
the potentially deadly secondary impacts of coronavirus. This includes scaling up child protection

Being together, apart

World Vision UK's Nina Castree explores ways to keep connected with those outside our "bubbles".
Before coronavirus In life before the

Child sponsorship FAQs

live in fear of a potentially devastating coronavirus outbreak. As a … are temporarily on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Almost half of UK parents are concerned about the impact of Covid-19 on their children's mental health

A new study released today and conducted by Sevanta ComRes, has found that 48% of British parents are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of their children.
are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing … are concerned about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing

How to keep going in a crisis within a crisis

Joy’s worked through four emergencies in seven months. How does she keep going as a frontliner and help the most vulnerable children in the Philippines?
a volcanic eruption and now the coronavirus health crisis. Was it easy to say yes to