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World Vision is putting into action the largest humanitarian response in our history. But what does that look like on the ground for child sponsorship? What are the key issues we’re tackling? We asked eight questions of the experts leading our work around the world, to find out.

“I felt so sad. Nothing to eat. A sick mother. I did not know what to do. I sneaked out with my sister without my parents’ knowledge and we begged for money under the hot sun. I was shy asking for money but we needed it,” shared nine-year-old Thandar.

Can you guess what the national dish in Cambodia is? Dive deeper into the cultural environment in Cambodia to better understand your sponsored child's lifestyle! 

How cold can it get in Bangladesh? Find out more about the cultural environment in Bangladesh and better understand the lifestyle of children in the child sponsorship programme!  

COVID-19 is a pandemic that was brought upon us without any warning, and many livelihoods have been disrupted, be it being retrenched, closing down of workplaces or facing deaths of family members. The lives of Asia’s most vulnerable children have been affected drastically as well, some not even having food or clean water to survive on. This is much more than a health crisis. It is a humanitarian crisis.

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