Child Sponsorship Celebration 2013!
Child Sponsorship has transformed impoverished communities worldwide with clean water, food and agriculture, healthcare, education and economic development. We want to celebrate the sustained impact on the lives of vulnerable children.
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Date: 7 July 2013, Sunday
World Vision supports relief efforts in Sichuan Province, China
A devastating 6.6-magntiude earthquake struck Sichuan province in China on 20th April, 2013. The China Ya’aan earthquake killed 196, injured 13,484, displaced more than 233,000 and affected 2,310,000 people across an area of 18,682 kilometres in Sichuan Province. Over 250,000 houserooms have collapsed in the quake-hit Lusang and Baoxing.
Leading nutrition organizations issue call to prioritize child nutrition for a healthier, more prosperous Asia
Singapore. As government, medical, academic and industry representatives gather at the first regional World Health Summit in Singapore, a group of nutrition organizations including global non-government organizations and Royal DSM called for urgent action to ensure adequate nutrition for children in their first 1,000 days of life.