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

Within Syria, 95% of people lack adequate healthcare and 70% lack regular access to clean water due to collapsed infrastructure. Half the children are out of school. Conflict has shattered the economy and 80% of the population now lives in povert

In times of crisis, child marriages spike. Desperate families sell their daughters into marriage just to survive. COVID-19 could see an extra 4 million girls become brides in the next 2 years. Benesh, just 14 years old, lives with her husband and son at a camp for internally displaced people in the Badghis province of Afghanistan.

"I could really see how poverty needs to be tackled from many levels: infrastructure, health, climate change... so many aspects contribute to poverty. A comprehensive approach is needed. What I love about World Vision's work is their aim to empower communities so they can be left to succeed on their own.”

Take a virtual trip to a World Vision community to discover and explore just how child sponsorship helps! 

"I was not supposed to be bright, brighter than the boys. A girl was considered, and perhaps is still considered, inferior to a boy", Nancy said. 

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