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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... 

Toys Make Reading Fun
What’s small, cozy and specially designed for kids to improve reading habits? A toy library, of course! World Vision promotes reading spaces in homes to motivate children to study and develop the reading habits. Photo: Jonathan Del...

Proving Her Doubters Wrong
Tall and thin, 20-year-old Queenie seems like an average young adult. A passer-byer may not know the power she harnesses in her seemingly gentle fingers. She has already mastered the forging of two metals. After passing her welding exams,...

Textbooks a-Plenty
This 14-year-old is no backbencher: she often sits very close to the front of the class where her teacher stands. Photo: Martin Tindiwensi/World Vision Sandrine is a shy girl. She’s among the most devoted senior students, and often wears...

The Road Back to School
“I said to myself that the only way for me to get there was to return to school in the village,” says Codou, 12. Codou with her family. Photo: Adama Ndaw/World Vision Codou was a student at the village school but stopped primary...

Clean Water Aids Education
Education is a tool that has the power to equip a person for life. Whether formal education or workshops for everyday living, World Vision prioritizes learning of every kind. Sadly, not every child has the opportunity to go to...

The Joy of Reading

Thanks to the IRCIB method, Valentina’s reading progress allows her to be transported into new worlds and new stories. She’s part of a.


Better Desks = Better Learning
Learning in a comfortable classroom environment is not a luxury that all students in northern Mozambique can afford. For Anabela, a 12-year-old sponsored child, the absence of desks in her school has compromised her quality education, not... 

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