Working With Children in Pakistan

World Vision has been supporting children in Pakistan who find themselves in emergency relief situations since 2005, responding to floods, earthquakes and the needs of internally displaced people in the country.

Working with the Government of Canada and individuals’ support, we are currently focused on maternal and child health, water and sanitation, access to quality education and building people’s resilience through disaster risk reduction programs and economic development. Innovative programming includes equipping teachers, parents and children themselves to respond to psychosocial needs of young people experiencing violence or abuse, and the use of mobile phone technology to further health services in remote areas.

Your impact in Pakistan

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


  • 300 people learned how to work with local authorities and influence decisions to improve services and child well-being
  • 344 people with disabilities were supported with medical care, accessibility upgrades and equipment
*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018

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

  • 161 health workers were trained to provide quality health services, especially for women and children 
  • 254 people were counselled on how to properly care for mothers and babies during and after pregnancy
  • 8,594 parents learned about proper feeding practices and how to keep their children well nourished
*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018
Children and families have access to safe water and sanitation facilities, and training in hygiene practices to stay healthy.
  • 150 people learned about the importance of water safety, proper sanitation and hygiene to stay healthy

Results achieved from October 2017 to September 2018
  • 2,000 farmers learned techniques to improve crop and livestock production to better provide for their children and families
  • 600 farmers received inputs like livestock, seeds and tools, to increase their ability to produce more nutritious food and market the excess for a regular income
*Results reported for projects in this country from October 2017 to September 2018

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