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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.

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).
health and nutrition specialist at World Vision in South Sudan.

Cyclone Idai: It’s a race against time to reach everyone

Homes, schools and hospitals have been violently ripped apart in Beira.
malnutrition. For

How Much Does Sponsoring a Child Cost?

threatened by forced marriages and malnutrition. The effect of sponsorship in their lives

How to Sponsor a Child

malnutrition and daily struggles. They are forced to take

Christian and Muslim NGOs call for prayer for world’s ‘worst humanitarian crisis’ in Yemen

Leaders of faith-based international development agencies have united to call on churches and mosques to pray for the desperate humanitarian situation in Yemen this week.

Indonesia tsunami: Aid worker's diary of desperation and hope

"Living in a disaster-prone country like Indonesia, I’m not a stranger to scenes of grief, but the devastation brought by the recent earthquake and tsunami in Palu was unbearable to fathom."

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Rohingya refugee crisis: One year on, children still living in limbo

One year after arriving in Bangladesh, 890,000 children and adults are still living in limbo in the world’s largest refugee camp.
diseases. Malnutrition is endemic and incidents of

The UK must redouble its efforts to end South Sudan's child soldier crisis

International children’s charity, World Vision has urged the UK government to redouble its efforts to support peace in South Sudan and end its child soldier crisis.

Nearly one million people displaced by violence in Ethiopia face disease and hunger

Nearly one million people displaced by ethnic violence in Ethiopia are in desperate need of aid, World Vision UK warns today.
of disease outbreaks and skyrocketing malnutrition rates among thousands of displaced children. … Emergency Nutrition Coordinator with World Vision Ethiopia.

Malnutrition in South Sudan: A survivor’s story

Every month, thousands of children attend a World Vision nutrition centre in South Sudan to receive life-saving nutritious food packs. This is John Jacob's story.
thousands of children attend a World Vision nutrition centre in South Sudan. They are given … nutrition centres in … she told us. For the nutrition volunteers and staff who work alongside

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.

School violence adds trauma for Syria’s war-scarred children, World Vision warns

Children who have fled fighting in Syria are suffering further brutality at school, aid charity World Vision reveals today.

World Vision condemns violence in the DRC

World Vision responds to the latest developments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

As Ethiopia faces catastrophic drought, more girls are forced into early marriages

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.
health and nutrition services. The charity continues to appeal

The power of porridge

Joyce, a mother of 8, sits in her small grass-thatched kitchen, preparing a fire so that she can cook a nutritious meal for her 2-year-old daughter Loveness who is playing games with her friends and sisters outside.
their families would be protected from malnutrition. This resulted into a high record of … she suffered from malnutrition but her mother did not know what

A healthier 2018 for Harech

Sajeda’s had a good start to 2018. Four months since she arrived in Bangladesh with her 18-month-old son, she is now able to breathe a sigh of relief. “My baby is back to his old self – energetic, bubbly and always asking for food,” she smiles. A few days before 2017 ended, she learned that her son, Harech, is no longer severely malnourished.
one of the first children screened for malnutrition. These spaces are dedicated to pregnant … nutrition and connect with other mothers. … have all children diagnosed severe acute malnutrition monitored as they get proper

"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!
 There has been a big problem here with malnutrition or understood for their nutritional value.  This group has a facilitator who