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World Vision's Campaign for Every Child

The For Every Child campaign is the most far-reaching endeavor in World Vision’s history. Our goals are ambitious and the impact we hope to make would transform the lives of a generation of children.

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Children in Thailand. PHOTO: World Vision
Apr 14, 2014

World Vision urges countries to support landmark child rights treaty entering into force today

Children whose human rights have been violated will be able to bring their grievances directly to the United Nations after a historic international treaty entered into force today. However, World Vision is calling on more nations to ratify the treaty.

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood
Apr 15, 2014

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood

New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give children and their parents more confidence about avoiding child trafficking and labor.

Blog: Clean water changes everything
Apr 11, 2014

Blog: Clean water changes everything

Emmanuel, 20, sponsored through World Vision, says that clean water changes everything. World Vision's water and sanitation programs in Ghana have transformed Emmanuel's community ... and are the cause of new celebrations!

World Vision community drills 1,000th water well in Mali
Apr 9, 2014

World Vision community drills 1,000th water well in Mali

World Vision’s 1,000th successful borehole drilled in Mali since 2003 marks a significant milestone in the effort to provide as many as 120,000 Malians a year with access to clean water and improved sanitation and hygiene.

Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide
Apr 3, 2014

Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide

Following the genocide in Rwanda, where World Vision began relief and development work in 1994, hostility slowly yielded to faith and forgiveness, restoring communities and relationships. Learn more about the events leading up to the atrocities of April 1994, hear firsthand accounts from World Vision staff, and listen to stories of healing.

What does the Bible say about poverty?
Oct 20, 2014

What does the Bible say about poverty?

See what the Bible has to say about poverty and God’s heart for children and families living in great need.

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide
Apr 2, 2014

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters
Mar 26, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters

After Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines in November, World Vision staff members moved quickly to find each child and family enrolled in sponsorship to identify their needs and concerns.

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Fact Sheets and Extras

For Every Child: WATER, SANITATION and HYGIENE (PDF)

To change the lives of 6 million children and their families by 2016 by providing clean water, sanitation and hygiene. World Vision is leading the largest rural water project underway in Africa today.

For Every Child: ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (PDF)

World Vision seeks to help over 1 million children experience greater well-being as their families earn more income and increase their assets. Our goal is to create over 300,000 jobs through the provision of basic financial and business services like savings, micro-loans, and enhanced market knowledge.

For Every Child: HEALTH (PDF)

To save the lives of over nine million children and families by providing timely, basic, cost-effective interventions like treated bed nets, vaccinations, and childbirth supplies will dramatically reduce maternal and infant/young child deaths.

For Every Child: CHURCH PARTNERSHIPS (PDF)

World Vision seeks to provide spiritual nurture for millions of people, including children, helping them know the transformative love of Christ.

For Every Child: CHILD PROTECTION (PDF)

World Vision seeks to protect the world’s most vulnerable children from trafficking and abuse. This campaign will prevent, protect, and restore children through programs that reach over 1.2 million people around the world.

THE KILLER GAP (Infographic)

Thousands of children die every day after falling through the cracks created by the great health gap.

Evaluating the effectiveness of Child-Friendly Spaces: Goma field study report (LINK)

Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) is an intervention frequently used by humanitarian agencies for supporting and protecting children in emergencies. Leading agencies are collaboratively developing standards and guidelines for CFS while strengthening the evidence base through a joint agenda for learning and research.