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World Vision seeks sponsors to give girls in poverty a fighting chance

International children’s charity World Vision UK is looking for people to support the movement for gender equality by sponsoring1000 girls in developing countries.
a project to support pregnant teenagers in Uganda. On the International Day of the

World leaders must wake up to Ebola crisis as International Health Emergency declared

World leaders must wake up to the deadly Ebola crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), World Vision warns today.
on Wednesday an incidence of Ebola in Uganda last

Ebola death in Goma sparks fears of greater spread

The fight against Ebola has intensified after the first Ebola death in the major city of Goma in the DRC, World Vision warns today.
gap. World Vision staff in western Uganda are on standby preparing to respond should

World Vision preparing for potential ‘catastrophic’ Ebola outbreak across East Africa

World Vision has mobilised staff across East Africa to prepare for any further spread of the deadly Ebola virus from an outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
World Vision staff in Uganda are working with communities on detection … of an Ebola case in Uganda confirms our greatest … had died of Ebola in neighbouring Uganda.

First Ebola case confirmed in Uganda: Millions of children face a looming threat

Uganda’s health ministry has confirmed the country’s first case of Ebola, following the ongoing outbreak in DRC which has claimed the lives of almost 1,400 people.
Uganda’s health ministry on Tuesday … Congolese boy who travelled to Uganda with his parents last week. A statement

Red Hand Day: World Vision youth campaigners urge UK Government to act

On 12th February – Red Hand Day, the International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers – five young people from the UK who were involved in the project will meet their MPs in Parliament.
Uganda and the Central African

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What children and young people think about child soldiers

World Vision UK wants to give young people who are not directly affected by armed conflict a space to express themselves and stand with the most disadvantaged children.
violence against children I went to North Uganda

Actor Jerome Flynn among thousands urging UK government to help ‘forgotten’ children

World Vision UK is calling for a fourfold increase in the proportion of UK humanitarian aid spending to protect children from violence.
and rebuild their lives. Another project in Uganda provides safe places and peace clubs for

No Peace Without Children

The future of children in the Central African Republic, from which I have just returned, is uncertain at best. They are forgotten casualties of a forgotten armed conflict.
whom I met in Uganda many years ago. He had been captured by the

Visit your sponsored child

More information on a sponsor visit.
in Uganda. See how she found her trip.  Meeting your

Children born of rape in war: Jacob's story

Jacob is 17 years old. He should be enjoying school and thinking about his future, but instead his short life has been marred by struggle.
a Ugandan rebel group lead by Joseph … mother was captured and raped by rebels in Uganda aged just 13.

Funding crisis pushes millions of Congolese people to tipping point

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.

The Walkers meet their sponsored child

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.
me a ball which he had made for me. In true Ugandan culture we were able to hear words of … real boost to our excitement about visiting Uganda. To be able to visit our sponsored child

"What an amazing day!" The Paterson family meets their sponsored child

When we realised that we were going to be spending the summer in Uganda, it made sense to organise a trip to visit the child we sponsor there (through the charity World Vision).  We sponsor a child for each of our children and this one is C2's special buddy.  We were hoping that this visit would inspire some more dedicated letter writing and appreciation of what we were actually achieving in sending the sponsorship money each month.  The day did not disappoint!
we had been treated to in various meals in Uganda up to this point was there and in large

Charity calls on Stratford shoppers to send messages of hope to refugee children

Children’s charity World Vision is asking shoppers to stop at its stall in Stratford and send a message of hope to child refugees in Uganda.
and deliver them to refugee children in Uganda in the New Year. World Vision will … send a message of hope to child refugees in Uganda. The international charity has put a

“The war made us come here.”

After fleeing conflict in South Sudan and making the harrowing journey to Uganda, Sarah and her sisters finally feel safe. World Vision found the children a foster mother and child protection staff ensure they have enough to eat.
forced to make the harrowing journey to Uganda since violence erupted in South Sudan.  … Sudanese children now living in northern Uganda’s camps

British bears bring Christmas joy to refugee children in Africa

A motley crew of 700 British teddy bears today brought a sprinkling of Christmas joy to refugee children in Northern Uganda, the majority of whom have lost everything.
children continue to cross the border into Uganda

Threading success: Refugee youth reaping rewards from life skills training

Lillias is among a group of six young refugee women who learned to create brightly coloured beaded handbags, purses, necklaces, earrings and bangles. Within a few weeks, Lillias learned to quickly hook beads onto plastic strings and then hinge them together to make any desired item.
claimed her father and forced her to run to Uganda with her six siblings. … spent close to a week on the journey to Uganda but … was taking care of her siblings once in Uganda.