Millions of children around the world struggle to survive, living in impossible circumstances. Coronavirus makes this even worse. They need your support.
Your gift will give them the help, safety, and comfort they need.
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The problems vulnerable children will face over the coming weeks and months have suddenly got so much greater. Many will see their childhoods snatched away by the spread of coronavirus.
For children fleeing conflict, those living in the aftermath of disaster, or families struggling to find drinking water, your gift today will be a lifeline. You will help re-write their futures and transform tomorrow for some of the world’s most vulnerable children.
• £8 could buy a mosquito bed net, saving a child from nasty mosquito bites and protecting them from malaria
• £35 could provide an emergency food assistance bundle in the aftermath of a disaster - enough dry and preserved food to feed a family of five for a month, while they begin to rebuild their lives
• £56 could buy two home caregivers with two bars of soap, 28 masks, and a bottle of disinfectant each (enough for each to care for one person with mild coronavirus symptoms for two weeks)
Donate to World Vision today, and you'll help vulnerable children like Tania
In Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world, families like Tania's have no safety net. Millions of daily wage earners have no savings and no way to provide for and protect their children as cases of coronavirus continue to grow. We’re working to prevent the spread in Bangladesh and around the world, sharing vital information about the importance of good hygiene and hand washing. And we’re distributing essential food packages, soap, sanitiser and masks.
This will save lives. But we need your support to reach more communities and people in desperate need.
Seven-year-old Tania is one of thousands of children at risk right now. When coronavirus reached her home in March, the government declared a lockdown. Although this was done to protect the country, the impact on families like hers is devastating.
Unable to work, Tania’s father, Amzad, has no way to buy food for his family, let alone essentials like soap, hand sanitiser and masks to protect them. And this is what frightens Amzad more than anything: “We will die of hunger before we die of the coronavirus. Most people who have a place to stay and can afford to are indoors. But for people like us, the choice is between safety and hunger. Which should we pick?” he says.
For every £1 of World Vision UK’s total income
82p is spent reaching the world’s
most vulnerable children
18p goes towards raising
the next £1
We believe every child deserves a bright future – the chance to thrive, not just survive. Our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children in the most dangerous places overcome poverty and injustice. We help children of all backgrounds in places rife with violence, instability and exploitation, inspired by our Christian faith.
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