Here we meet Paska, an extraordinary girl, who has become carer to her three younger siblings at the age of just 11.
conflict and drought have combined to endanger children’s lives
While both girls and boys can be subjected to child marriage, girls are disproportionately affected due to cultural traditions which reinforce gender discrimination.
another village three years ago because of drought and insecurity. There was fighting between
Right now, children and families across southern Africa are facing starvation and urgently need your help. Around 12 million people are caught up in one of the largest hunger crises ever to affect southern Africa.
supplies stretched thin by one of the worst droughts in four decades. The crisis is set to
Emergency supplies have been rushed to Mozambique, where World Vision is preparing to respond to devastating Cyclone Idai.
drought. The floods and cyclone’s impact will set
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supporting farmers to grow more drought resistant
International children’s charity, World Vision UK has today published a new report detailing the impact of its work in 2017.
World Vision urges the UK government to put pressure on the international community to respond urgently to the hunger crisis in Somalia before it’s too late.
are grappling with a hunger crisis caused by drought and conflict. You can help children
It was humbling to end the day being thanked by the community for the support World Vision has provided over the years. I now pass on a big thank you for to all of you who have faithfully supported our work here in Mozambique.
agricultural products as they now use better drought resistance
Alarming levels of food shortages caused by prolonged droughts in Ethiopia are forcing more girls into early marriages, international aid agency World Vision has revealed.
levels of food shortages caused by prolonged droughts in Ethiopia are forcing more girls into …
International children’s charity World Vision has denounced a government offensive against internally displaced people on the outskirts of the Somali capital, Mogadishu.
housed families who have fled fighting and drought in parts of the country. World Vision …
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can help us train one farmer to manage drought and feed their family
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.
which is responding to the drought and conflict. Millions in eastern Africa …
Humbo has definitely been a highlight of the visit. It gives hope this part of Ethiopia has tremendous potential and will not endlessly suffer drought after drought if we learn from what has happened here.
Hopefully one day, Mamiye and his family won’t have to be the recipients of food aid every year as this kind of approach is expanded.
World Vision, together with the World Food Programme, has provided 16,612 children and 5,684 mothers with ready use supplementary foods and a monthly rations of nutrition packs jammed full of protein, vitamins and essential minerals to help malnourished children gain weight and become healthy.
drought killed all of the family’s goats and cattle. …
Baby Akusi was showing visible signs of wasting when she was brought to the clinic in Turkana County, Kenya. Her mother, Lomukuny, was worried by her orange hair and diarrhoea
the drought …
As millions of Kenyan farmers seek to recover from the double crisis of severe drought and floods triggered by an El Niño weather phenomenon, they now face a new threat: the fall armyworm.
to recover from the double crisis of severe drought and floods triggered by an El Niño weather …
Thousands of children are at risk of cholera and other diseases following heavy rains in the Horn of Africa, humanitarian organisation World Vision warns today.
The outbreak comes on top of a prolonged drought and hunger crisis affecting 22 million …
World Vision UK has today welcomed the £40 million raised by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for East Africa.
and Ethiopia is battling a new wave of drought following the strongest El Niño on record.