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“I did not even know [the] ABCDs back then, but now I know,” shared Suresh. With his newly developed skills, Suresh’s outlook on education and life has changed drastically as well. 

Hailing from a village in Zambia that did not have hold a clean water source, Jeneta and other women in her village would often travel to a river to fetch water – albeit dirty and possibly contaminated – to meet their needs. While it may sound simple enough, fetching water is often a difficult and dangerous task, especially for women, who are further vulnerable to threats like harassment and sexual assault.

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.

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