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“Right after the event, he ran home and showed me his sponsor’s photo and talked so much about him. He said that he will keep the photo of his sponsor safely and if his sponsor visited him, he will show them the photo,” continued Hanh. 

On 9-12 December 2019, students and young professionals from Cambodia, Myanmar, Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Nepal, Vietnam, China and the Philippines came together for the fourth edition of our annual Youth For Change Conference (YFCC), which was held in Cebu. 

“They could not realise that a girl child also can support herself as well as her family. They felt I was kind of a burden. They tried to get rid of me as early as possible by forcing me into marriage,” recalled Nasima.  

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.

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