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From the Field

A dream unbroken: Sumaiya’s stand against child marriage

In northern Bangladesh, Sumaiya faced the all-too-common prospect of child marriage when she was 16, a practice still prevalent in her region. With her parents working in a different town, her grandparents, under financial strain, arranged for her marriage. Through Sumaiya’s determination and involvement with her adolescent club, part of a World Vision initiative promoting social justice and education for girls, the marriage was called off, and Sumaiya is helping other girls in her community experience more hopeful futures.

From the Field

Unlocking a love for reading

The first step on the path to success in school is the ability to read. Discover how reading camps in southern Burundi are laying the foundation for successful education and hope for children like 11-year-old Ines.

From the Field

Sudan crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Even before the recent conflict in Sudan, approximately one-third of the population faced hunger every day. Now, millions more people are at risk of acute food insecurity and starvation, exacerbating an already critical situation. Learn more about the Sudan crisis and our efforts to support vulnerable children and families in Sudan and the surrounding countries.

Change Makers

The people who help shape us

Six people answer a single question: Who believed in you? They share about who encouraged and inspired them when they were younger and how that experience helped shape their lives … and led to their involvement in different areas of World Vision’s work.