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Amika George calls for global action to end period poverty after Zambia trip

UK activist Amika George is urging world leaders to stamp out period poverty after visiting a World Vision menstrual hygiene project in Zambia.
girl in Kenya killed herself last week after a

Why I joined the It Takes A World campaign: A youth advocate’s story

Youth advocates like 19-year-old biochemistry student Asini have been working with us to help end violence against children.
Kenya and Sri Lanka to discuss the plight of

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.

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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.

Global 6K for Water

Run or walk at the Global 6K for Water fundraiser to help build a world where more children have access to clean drinking water.
old Cheru from Kenya walks everyday to fetch water from a dirty

Over one million people at risk as floods devastate East Africa

Hundreds of thousands of children are at risk of malnutrition, disease and even death due to major flooding across East Africa, World Vision warned today.
Ethiopia and Kenya. Continual rains have submerged

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.
Kenya Airways. The collaboration was born out of a

Thousands of children at risk as refugee ration cuts announced in Kenya

Tens of thousands of child refugees in Kenya are at risk of hunger and malnutrition now that food rations have been slashed in half, World Vision warns.
Tens of thousands of child refugees in Kenya are at risk of hunger and malnutrition now … refugees across Kenya. International children’s charity World

Sharing seeds, sparking connection

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.
corner of northern Kenya. It’s a place of hope among many who have … his family were registered as refugees in a Kenyan … and where water is strictly rationed. Kenyan law bars refugees from working for an

Inspiring a school of South Sudanese refugees

Par is the head teacher of a World Vision-built school in Kakuma refugee camp. A South Sudanese citizen who left his country for a better life in Kenya. He’s guiding 4,800 primary school students through their education. This is his story.
who left his country for a better life in Kenya. He’s guiding

Dreaming of peace, reliving a nightmare - South Sudanese teenager remains a refugee

Maker and his family returned to at the same refugee camp in Kenya they departed from three years earlier. They were once again given a small mud brick hut and carved a life among the 160,000 people staying in Kakuma Refugee Camp.

Sleeping into death - the cost of drought in Kenya

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
Kenya. Her

Farmers in Kenya’s ‘bread basket’ region grapple with armyworm invasion

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.
As millions of Kenyan farmers seek to recover from the double … Experts are warning that Kenya is likely to lose a total of 16 million bags … due to an armyworm attack. In North West Kenya

Thousands of children at risk as cases of cholera spike across Horn of Africa

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.
Kenya and Ethiopia. Those already suffering from … of cholera cases have also emerged in Kenya.

World Vision UK backs Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

World Vision UK is backing a global prayer day aimed at mobilising millions of Christians to act to prevent the mass starvation of children and their communities in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria.

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal raises £40 million

World Vision UK has today welcomed the £40 million raised by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) appeal for East Africa.

Drought and conflict in South Sudan fuelling the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis

International Children’s charity World Vision UK, is today warning of the soaring refugee crisis as drought and conflict in South Sudan force people to flee to neighbouring Uganda.

World Vision UK welcomes Government £10m in matched funding as DEC appeal reaches £24m

International children’s charity World Vision UK today welcomed the Government’s commitment to double its matched funding for the Disaster Emergencies Committee (DEC) East Africa crisis appeal.