News and Updates

We feature write-ups from supporters and staff who are hungry for change and want their voices to be heard.

“I was 11 when I wrote my first letter to Petiness and Anordy,” shared Andrea. “Although we were the same age, we lived worlds apart, I had no idea what they would like.”  

World Vision is deeply concerned for the safety and well-being of children. The violence which they face is unacceptable. World Vision is present in the communities we serve, and will continue to stand with children to ensure that they receive the best possible level of support, within a limited INGO operating context. We are distributing food rations and basic necessities to meet survival needs within disrupted communities. We are also supporting livelihoods by providing families that are facing hardship with livestock, animal feed and vegetable seeds.

Violence is a daily reality for1.7 billion of the world’s children and COVID-19 is fanning the flames. Right now, our work to protect children from violence matters more than ever. Here are five ways that child sponsors like you are helping to keep kids safe.

Kids develop at a different pace, even if they have a perfect start, and quality education can mean different things in different parts of the world. Wondering why you sponsored child’s letter, drawing or verbal communications might not be at the level you expected? Here are 10 facts about education in the developing world which your sponsorship is also helping to change.

There’s nothing like the feeling of finding a letter from your sponsored child in your mailbox or inbox. But what if the letter itself is short, lacking detail or simply not the conversation you had hoped it would be? There are some good reasons why this can happen. Here are four of them.

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