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Arnoldo Teaches Child Rights
When parents become aware of their children’s rights, it gives kids a better sense of dignity and often motivates them in their studies. Photo: World Vision Arnoldo always had a passion for people. When World Vision first partnered with his... 

Change Makers Learning to stay alive in today’s humanitarian world

This World Humanitarian Day, as the threats to aid workers increase, their protection has not, which is why more and more humanitarians require military-grade survival training to do their job
 


From the Field Portable information technology lab gives literacy a boost

For students in remote areas of Kenya, a portable learning lab could be the boost they need on the road to literacy.


What the new school year will bring for these two girls

Eight year-old Maddy is pretty excited about back to school in Canada. In Ethiopia, the hunger crisis has stolen that joy from 10 year-old Marta. 


Educating Young Entrepreneurs
Students at World Vision's vocational training school learn how to become independent with hands-on education. One student learns to cut and style hair. Photo: Eugene Lee/World Vision The building functions as a community center near...

Korey meets Herberth: A Sponsor Visit Story
Korey with his soccer buddies, Herberth, Jose and their mother. Some World Vision staff joined them for a photo! I have been blessed with the opportunity to visit four of the five children I sponsor through World Vision. My command of the... 

Books and Beyond
Children gather at the reading club to improve their reading and social skills. Photo: Guy Vital-Herne/World Vision In rural Haiti, books are not readily available in the communities, and children don’t have many opportunities to practice...

Seeing Remedial Classes in Action
World Vision’s health care and education initiatives are making a difference in the West Bank Region. A group of students performing a song about the four seasons. Photo: World Vision Earlier this year, World Vision’s Programs Officer,...

Latin American Kids Learn about Canada
Children engaging in hands-on Q&A about World Vision Canada and how it supports Latin America. Photo: World Vision During a recent trip to Manos Unidas, World Vision’s Program Portfolio Manager, Chris Ortiz, was able to see the impact of...

Support at Home, Support at School
Six-year-old Kiria, like most children her age, loves to play more than anything else. This year, Kiria was enrolled in school for the first time. The transition was an overwhelming...

Bringing an End to Domestic Abuse
Isatu, 42, is happy about the good work being done in her community. Of the accomplishments they’ve made, she’s most proud of the fact that, through the mothers’ club started by World Vision, family violence has seen a major decline. The...

A Recipe for Passionate Reading
1 tablespoon of play, 2 heaps of therapy, A sprinkle of one-on-one attention, Mix it all together, and you have a reading program fit for fun, diverse reading skills. Word4Word is a reading program that aims to change... 

Birthday Gifts Bring Joy
Kind gifts from sponsors have made it possible for children in Manonga to have real birthday celebrations! In addition to parties with juice, cookies and fun activities, children across the community have also benefitted from gifts that will help...

Still, He Persisted
Meet 10-year-old Sylvesti, a sponsored child with World Vision. Photo: Flavia Lanyero/World Vision Because Sylvesti’s parents were unable to provide 8,500 shillings ($2.50 US), he was unable to take his primary exams. Now, having to repeat...

Education > Child Marriage
World Vision’s support in areas such as Michila has been helping to eradicate harmful traditional practices like early marriage. Early marriage takes many victims in Zambia, but there is hope for girls and their futures. Photo: World..

A Library Full of Books
Secondary School students enjoying their brand new books. Photo: World Vision World Vision's Gift-in-Kind program donated library books to a school in northern Zimbabwe, bringing smiles to 760 students. Now the primary and secondary... 

Fridges Fund Families
In the south region of the country, this village is isolated from all things urban. The local primary school doesn’t have enough rooms for children or teachers, water facilities are not up to par, and parents find themselves helpless to financial... 

New Teaching Approach Benefits Students
Some classroom pedagogies in Mongolian schools are outdated, focusing only on lecturing but not active participation. This is where the ‘Good Child’ program comes in. The teaching philosophy aims to teach children how to be respectful and develop...

From Shy Student to Bold Leader
Holding a book in her hands, 13-year-old Sujita walks down the stairs to address a group of students on the schoolgrounds. She is preparing to share some new knowledge that she’s recently acquired. Excited students gather around her as... 

Chores or Classes?
A common problem in Niger is the lack of accessible, clean water. This issue can affect many things, including going to school. Because they’re responsible for helping with chores around the house, lack of water resources are especially hard on... 

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