A wedding day that could have been so different. Temwa from Malawi has just married the man of her dreams – but other girls from her home face a very different idea of ‘bride.’
a Malawian …
Adelino has a beautiful smile, but when he speaks of Cyclone Idai which ripped apart his community - his world - his eyes betray the suffering he’s seen.
Homes, schools and hospitals have been violently ripped apart in Beira.
as well as neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi last week
The full scale of the damage in Mozambique is unknown, but thousands of children are alone and vulnerable.
World Vision UK has reached the city of Beira, Mozambique which has been destroyed by the devastating Cyclone Idai.
Hundreds of thousands of people "could drown" as dams in Mozambique and Zimbabwe could burst, following a devastating cyclone and flooding in southern Africa.
and Malawi since Cyclone Idai hit the region earlier in
Children’s charity World Vision UK has launched an appeal to bring urgent relief to thousands of people affected by a devastating cyclone across Southern Africa.
Zimbabwe and Malawi. Hundreds of people have died and more than
A tropical cyclone has devastated countries across southern Africa, with flooding and heavy rains destroying homes and lives.
Malawi and Zimbabwe in the middle of
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Judith used to find concentrating in class a struggle. Every morning she went to school without eating a healthy and nutritious breakfast. Her stomach would grumble through the day and her grades suffered. She’s doing a lot better in her classes since she started eating healthily every day.
community in rural Malawi. The care groups teach parents the impact …
Right now, millions of children are facing desperate hunger, disease and lack of clean water in various regions of East Africa. Without food and clean water, children’s lives are in extreme danger. We urgently need your help.
As El Niño-related drought sweeps through Malawi, Flora and her family have become increasingly desperate in their attempts to feed themselves and their three children. Before World Vision could distribute maize in her community, Flora’s family had resorted to eating seeds usually fed to birds. She describes the situation they, and many other families, are facing…
of food insecurity that is affecting most Malawians. …
Southern African countries declare "regional disaster" as new report warns of increase in cases of sexual violence
World Vision UK has today called for urgent funds to help support countries in Southern Africa as millions face food shortages due to a massive El Niño-induced drought.
El Niño is having a devastating impact on children in the Southern Africa region, forcing many into early marriage, child labour and dropping out of school, reveals a report by three leading aid agencies released today.
Shields who was recently in Malawi and South Africa explained. The Southern
Belaynesh helps her family whenever she can, often in the burning heat of the afternoon. With neither a good roof nor mosquito nets, malaria is the second biggest threat the family is facing after the failed harvest. While Ethiopia sits in the grip of El Nino, the 13-year-old is a sponsored child, and over the years, the support of her sponsor has helped make up for the rain in other ways...
11-year-old Priscilla had to walk miles across hot terrain every day to collect water for herself and her grandmother, often encountering threats such as hyenas. Since we renovated the borehole in Priscilla's community, she no longer has to make the dangerous journey, and she can focus on achieving her dream of becoming a teacher.
clean water in her village in southeastern Malawi. For the first 65 years she lived in the
Like many children in Malawi, Leonard and his family are feeling the effects of drought and hunger. At just 13-years-old, he’s missed school to help his family grow and cultivate the food they need to survive, despite harsh conditions. “I cannot leave my mother to do all this work alone,” he says. Since World Vision began delivering food aid in his area, he hasn’t missed a day of school...
village in the Zomba district of eastern Malawi was the capital city during the British …