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Letting hope bloom at Hampton Court

Award-winning John Warland is hoping that his rice-garden at Hampton Court this week, will inspire people to get suitably floriferous for July 10th and continue to support hope blooming for children across the globe. He gives us a behind the scenes look at how his latest garden was created.

We Have Hope

Angela from Watye Ki Gen (We Have Hope) in northern Uganda, works with children whose mothers are former child captives of the Lord Resistance Army. ‘I want to judge and make sure justice is served,’ says Thomas, the son of a survivor of sexual violence, who was abused after being kidnapped. In this blog, Angela reflects on the progress of Watye Ki Gen since last years Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, and the work that still needs to be done.

A view from the summit

Ahead of the G7 summit in Berlin, WV's Rob Henderson reflects on Britain's position in the world and how World Vision had made a real difference in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone.

A plant for all time

If you had to pick a plant of the century or millennia, what would yours be? What’s the hero plant to which mankind owes an eternal debt of gratitude? John Warland reveals the inspiration behind his award-winning garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Why I care about Action 2015

Sue Tinney, World Vision child sponsor and World Vision Ambassador, blogs about her experiences at the Action/2015 summit in London and how the Sustainable Development Goals can help children like her sponsored child Laurent in Senegal.

A decade on - the Boxing Day tsunami

A decade ago today, a massive undersea earthquake triggered a tsunami that affected 12 countries and took the lives of more than 230,000 people. In response to the disaster World Vision launched its largest ever relief operation across five countries simultaneously. Ten years on, we’ve gathered a collection of stories from staff and survivors to tell you the tale of destruction, loss, and rebuilding.

Celebrating 25 years of child rights

This year both Madeleine, World Vision UK's Child Rights Policy Officer, and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, turn 25. In today's blog Madeleine reflects on the differences brought by 25 years of child rights, and where there is still room for continued growth.

Last visit to Namachete

For World Vision Campaigns Coordinator Rohena, managing project closure updates was personal as she was one of many sponsors who had to say goodbye to their sponsored children. However, before she said farewell, she visited Josephy in Malawi to see the changes brought about by 15 years of sponsorship.

The road to Mandalay

World Vision artist ambassador Dave Bilbrough recently visited his sponsored child Myo in Myanmar, and was incredibly encouraged by all the positive work he saw in the community there.

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

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.