We recently met with three families in India and spoke about the challenges faced relating to ill health, disability and debt. Struggling financially and unable to provide the amount of care required for their unwell family members, each day was a struggle. This was until World Vision India offered a helping hand...
On World Literacy Day, we're looking at our Literacy Boost programme in India that's giving children like Sakhi a helping hand at school...
On the eve of Mother Teresa’s canonisation, World Vision’s Tracy Shields reflects on how her own experiences in Kolkata and with this amazing lady, helped inspire her to do the work she does today...
16-year-old Satyajyoti had to cycle for three hours a day across challenging terrain to get to school, and because of this, was often too tired to study. With help from both World Vision India and the local community, roads have been built and the journey to school has been made much easier. Tuition classes supported by World Vision India have also been helping Satyaiyoti excel in his studies.
At a stadium in northern India, home to many successful athletes, Arshdeep dreams of one day competing in the Olympics. The 15-year-old discovered her love for badminton at a World Vision children’s club, and now, feels much more confident about her future…
Graeme Newton, who heads up our Fundraising department at World Vision UK, visited Annu, the little girl his family sponsors in Patna and shares some of his highlights in this photo blog.
Pam Agius, a World Vision child sponsor, recently came back from a group trip to India where she met her sponsored child, Akash. Here she shares about the special experience she had.
Bipin is 12 and lives in a village in Vaishali with his
Catherine Hatton recently travelled to Patna in India as part of a group sponsor visit, to meet Nisha, who she sponsors through World Vision. Read all about her experience here.
Sarah Woods recently travelled to Patna in India as part of a group sponsor visit, to meet Preeti, who she sponsors through World Vision. Read all about her experience here.
On Mother Language Day, we explore how World Vision's literacy programming has made a lasting impact on the reading skills of children in Dumka, India – a community where many children used to struggle with basic reading and writing. Thanks to a mixture of reading clubs and community participation, young learners like seven-year-old Shanti are now not only enjoying reading, but growing in confidence at school.
Philip and Sally travelled to India to meet Saloni, their sponsored child.
As children across the UK return to school this week, we reflect on the stories of sponsored children living in countries where something we take for granted is far from certain. World Vision believes that primary education is both a basic right of every child, and the surest way to help a poor community lift itself out of poverty. But in the world’s poorest areas, education is often overlooked.
A blog written by Chahak, a 9th grade student from Chennai and part of World Vision India's 'Youth Ambassador' programme. Youth Ambassadors are young people from more affluent backgrounds who are given the chance to understand more about the lives of those less fortunate than themselves. Chahak visited a project that works with the most vulnerable children in the community to help them gain access to education, improved sanitation and food security.
Sonali started making jewellery at the age of five in order to support her family. Today's blog from our colleague in India shows us how your support helped share Saonali's journey from working crafting jewellery to going to school.
World Vision supporter, Brenda, contacted us to say she'd like to see her sponsored child, Sachin, and undertook a trip to one of the hottest parts of the world.
On Tuesday we heard about the wonderful Masterchef competition in Melghat that produced some ingenious thinking from a group of women who created a healthy, nutritious rice pudding without access to livestock for milk. Today, we hear about how the programme is being expanded across Melghat and get the tasty recipe for the prize-winning soy milk Kheer.
Known for its high cases of malnutrition, the Melghat region of India became a focus for World Vision India in devising an innovative and engaging technique for beating the odds: a Masterchef contest between villages.
The latest prayers of children and communities we work with in India.
for changing fear into hope. Prayers for Vaishali Arun is 15 years old and fractured his