Indonesia, Ende: From a Life of Fear to Courage
Ita* was a carefree 8-year-old until she was abused by her neighbour. She became withdrawn and fearful of adults, even refusing to play with her friends. Fortunately, World Vision came to know of her situation and worked together with the village chief, local police and health centre to bring the culprit to justice and help Ita recover psychologically through counselling.
There are many children like Ita who face abuse, even from parents and teachers in Ende, Indonesia.
Visit Ende with us and witness how World Vision is working to improve child protection in the area to safeguard children like Ita. Learn how through the support of child sponsorship, the lives of children and their communities are also improved for a better future!
* name changed to protect her identity
Yeat's life was transformed when he was sponsored under World Vision's Child Sponsorship Programme. He was so happy to be able to go back to school to live out his dreams.
"I have always been inspired by World Vision staff, now I dream to graduate university and be a teacher!"
World Vision has also provided basic necessities like easier access to clean water and proper sanitation hygiene lessons, so children do not fall sick as often as they used to.
However, there is still more to be done to ensure that families like Yeat's will be empowered with skills to live a hopeful and bright future. Many children in Cambodia still suffer from hunger and poverty, deprived of opportunities to live out their dreams. Come meet them and share your love to these children!
Estimated Trip Cost: S$720- (Flights Excluded)
Min. 10 pax to go
Day 1: Depart from Singapore to Ende, Indonesia
Day 2 to 5:
- Attend a child forum session and witness how child rights are advocated for in the community
- Visit a community health centre to learn how they are run and support weighing of babies
- Hear from the locals as they struggle with a lack of clean water and learn how new water facilities are improving their lives
- Discover how malnutrition affects the children and participate in initiatives to help them such as home gardening
- Spend time with sponsored children and vulnerable families
- Sunrise hike to Kelimutu Crater Lake
Day 6: Flight back to Singapore
If you would like to join us, please sign up before 31 March 2019. Details will follow after your registration. Please note that registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. A minimum of 10 registrants are required for this trip to take place.
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