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Parents like Johura in urban poor communities in the cities Maniknagar and Dhalpur are supported to better provide for their families. From pulling rickshaws, selling vegetables or clothes to tailoring, they are empowered to pursue their small businesses and to live in dignity. 

Since birth, 2-year-old Rahima has had cleft lip and palate. Due to the prolonged drought, her family lost their agricultural lands and livestock and they had no source of income. On the verge of death, Rahima was saved with the surgery that has cured her condition and she is now able to eat well. 

Abaca farming is helping to preserve forest areas and at the same time provide income to families. When World Vision distributed 10,000 hills of tissue-cultured Abaca, farmers in Allan's community started planting Abaca and are now seeing the environment and lives thrive. 

World Vision is deeply concerned at the reversal of the Taliban's commitment to allowing children, regardless of their gender to attend school. Education is a fundamental right for children, including adolescent girls, which must be upheld. World Vision is committed to promoting education for all children in Afghanistan and to this end appeal to those in authority not to deprive girls of their rights to education.

In response to the growing humanitarian need within Ukraine and in border countries, international aid organisation World Vision is setting up 'Child-Friendly Spaces' (CFS) to help meet the emotional needs of several hundred children impacted.