First hand accounts of India's monsoon response
For thousands of children and adults in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, accessing healthcare is a daily challenge. After years of conflict and severe economic recession, the health sector has almost ground to a halt, with shortages of medical supplies and qualified health workers.
Our Children’s Communications Officer, Lauren Vail, travelled to India and had the great privilege of meeting Uttam, a World Vision sponsored child.
We all start off as strangers. It’s random connections or, perhaps, a higher power that brings people together. With some, we connect and build bonds. We nurture family relationships and develop friendships that span years. With others, we are mere ships in the night, passing by – attending the same places and interacting with the same people, but the proverbial fire never ignites.
Over 1 million refugees now live in Uganda having fled from the civil war raging in South Sudan. World Vision works with the World Food Programme to provide meals to exhausted refugees who have just made it across the border into northern Uganda, and also helps distribute monthly rations once the refugees are settled.