The needs in Imala

Imala's Community is graduating

Imala’s community is making strong progress toward caring for all  its children, not just those who are sponsored. Together with other Canadians, you’ve played an important part in helping Imala get there. Thank you!

With the help of your generous and loving support, life in Imala has transformed. Children and families are much stronger now. The community has met its goals, and its members are working together to tackles new ones. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come.

Imala is located a rural area of Mozambique. The word Imala means completed. The main river in the area is the Muecate, which means Don't swim there. This river was once home to crocodiles, but now there are no more of them because the river dries up completely during the dry season, which lasts from May to October.

The Imala area was a centre of conflict during the 16 years of civil war. Local chiefs were killed and community members fled for their lives. When they returned, they found their cattle stolen and key infrastructure destroyed.

Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Imala has improved. Children and families have grown stronger and are working together to overcome their challenges. Your support has opened doors that will have a lasting impact for years to come.
Thanks to the generosity of Canadian sponsors like you, life in Imala has improved. Your support will have a lasting impact for years to come. Let’s celebrate these accomplishments!  
  • 50 young people are leading or attending child parliaments to advocate for their rights and influence local decisions
  • 1 child parliament is empowering young people to advocate for their rights and participate in community decisions
  • 5 people learned how to work with local authorities and influence decisions to improve services and child well-being
  • 1 community group is engaging with local authorities to advance their rights and create positive changes for children
  • 30 spiritual leaders partnered with World Vision Canada to bring positive changes in the lives of children and families
  • 1,600 parents and caregivers learned how to provide proper nutrition to their children and protect them from diseases
  • 13,092 children received deworming medications and vitamins to improve their health
  • 60 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 60 farmers received livestock, seeds or tools to improve productivity and better provide for their children and families
  • 240 children and adults are members of savings groups, helping families meet their financial needs and access small loans
  • 12 savings groups are helping children and adults save money and access loans to grow businesses or cover basic expenses
  • 12,600 individuals including children have safe water for drinking and cooking thanks to new or repaired water sources
  • 42 water sources are providing access to safe water and protecting children and families against waterborne diseases

Explore Imala

current conditions

To protect the privacy of children, this map shows only the general area of the community, not the exact location.

Life cycle of a sponsorship community

Imala,  is in Phase 3

PHASE 3: Enhance sustainability

Children and families enjoy improved living conditions. They're ready to become independent and continue the work you helped start. We invite you to help another child and community!