Working With Children in Mongolia

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While Mongolia is still known for its nomadic herding, its population has become increasingly urban as families seek job opportunities and better education for their children. Almost one quarter of the children in Mongolia live in poverty.

World Vision Mongolia works to protect children from violence and exploitation. We work with the poorest households in both rural and urban areas to diversify incomes, improve food security, educate children and prepare for frequent severely cold winters known as dzuds. Wherever possible, we work closely with the Mongolian government, community organizations and faith-based groups.

Your impact in Mongolia

Together, we’re making real change in the lives of children, families and communities. Just some of what was achieved with Canadian support in the past year:

Boys and girls are safe and valued, well cared-for by their families and participating in their communities as agents of transformation.

  • 28 child well being activities conducted including health and nutrition, hygiene, livlihood, education, child rights and protection awareness
  • 1,344 adults participating in community decisions and advocating for the protection and wellbeing of children
  • 10 community groups are engaging with local authorities to advance children's rights and create positive changes for children
  • 26 faith and community leaders partnered with World Vision Canada to bring positive changes in the lives of children and families
  • 32 plans of action were developed to enhance community development and child well being
  • 11,775 people leaned how to manage disasters and respond to emergencies in order to protect themselves in times of crisis
Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

Children and families are well nourished, protected from infection and disease and have access to essential health services.

  • 4 health workers were trained to provide quality health services, especially for women and children
Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

Children learn and develop their talents, young people are equipped for the future and families support children's education.

  • 3,601 parents and caregivers learned about the importance of raising their children with love and tenderness
  • 137 materials were provided for classrooms to help children learn
Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

Adults and youth acquire knowledge and skills, and gain access to resources, to help them increase their family income.

  • 614 people received vocational, business and finance training, improving their opportunities to earn a steady income
  • 813 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 517 people are part of savings groups, helping them save money and learn about personal finance
  • 26 savings groups are helping young people and adults save money and access loans to grow businesses or cover basic expenses
  • 42 people received small loans, helping their families enhance their businesses or meet other immediate financial needs
Results achieved from October 2018 to September 2019

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