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World Vision Canada

2012 Annual Report

Donations at work

How our program dollars were spent

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Expenditures as a percentage of revenue


Where the money goes

Health, water and sanitation 30.4%

Because water borne diseases claim the lives of millions of children each year, World Vision provides access to safe water by constructing water systems and teaching communities how to effectively manage local water sources.

Emergency and disaster relief 12.0%

With staff members in nearly 100 countries, we can be on the ground immediately, providing supplies such as food, water, shelter and medicine. We also create safe places for children to play and learn, distribute tents, blankets, tarps, cooking sets, hygiene kits and clothes as needed.

Sustainable livelihoods 7.3%

Agricultural training increases crop yields and secures food supplies, and small business loans create jobs and boost household income.

Community empowerment and child rights 4.6%

World Vision advocates on behalf of children to ensure their rights are respected and they have access to services such as education and healthcare.

Monitoring and communicating progress 1.6%

To ensure children?s lives are changed for the better, we monitor aspects of their progress including their health and education.

Public awareness, advocacy and education 1.1%

We engage with the Canadian government and key decision makers to influence the policies such as international aid, conflict resolution and child protection.

Christian partnership 0.1%

We partner with church leaders and equip them to be agents of change for their communities. We serve all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

Education 19.4%

World Vision helps to build and repair schools, provides educational supplies, encourages families to value education for their children and trains teachers to improve the quality of education.

Food and nutrition 11.3%

Through community awareness programs and training sessions, we provide information about practices such as breastfeeding, infant feeding and child-growth monitoring.

Global and technical expertise 6.8%

Staff members in our international partnership office help design global strategies, provide technical expertise and skills in areas such as child health and coordinate worldwide campaigns including initiatives to combat HIV and AIDS.

Monitoring and evaluating programs from Canada 3.2%

World Vision experts based in Canada work directly with overseas colleagues to help improve the quality of the programs and build local skills.

Investing in future community development 1.2%

Even before sponsorship starts, we build relationships with community members and, together, we develop a project plan to provide long-term solutions to poverty.

Programs that help Canadians in need 1.0%

We partner closely with other organizations to help children in poverty in Canada, particularly the urban poor.

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