Our Needs & Impact

Across five continents and in almost 100 countries, World Vision executes developmental work to tackle the roots of global poverty. Learn more about the issues that plague impoverished countries worldwide and how World Vision strives to deal with each one.
Children in Crisis are boys and girls street life, sexual exploitation, hazardous labour, gender discrimination, disability, or lack of a primary caregiver.
Approximately 2.4 billion people live on less than S$2.50 a day. The world’s poorest citizens lack the means to pull themselves out of the poverty cycle.
An estimated 57 million children of primary school age are unable to go to school due to disasters, disease, distance and poverty.
Every year, 6.6 million children die from preventable causes before their fifth birthday due to the lack of healthcare.
Left unchecked, prolonged hunger leads to malnutrition, which causes 3.1 million child deaths annually.
Women and children are the most vulnerable to a lack of clean water and basic sanitation, which lead to rampant diseases and increased infant mortality rates.
95% of disaster fatalities occur in developing countries, where poverty and lack of basic resources intensify the suffering of vulnerable communities.