A good life for boys and girls

World Vision is tackling gender-based violence before it starts by using a faith-based approach to promote positive gender norms among young children.

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Rebuilding families

Jean learnt that no one was created to be abused and how women and children felt when they were abused. He has changed and his family is happier now.

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Moli's cocoa

Edible gold

Moli, recognised as one of the top 50 cocoa farmers in the world in 2017, now not only sells cocoa beans but also buys them from local farmers to sell.

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Little girl in Vanuatu supporter by World Vision

Water: the pipeline to a better life

“I am so happy that there is a tap closer to the school. In the past we fetched water from a ground well or from the creek far away.”

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World Vision works with communities in Vanuatu to help eliminate poverty and its causes. We opened our office in Vanuatu in the early 1980s and began education, training and income generating projects. We currently work in the four provinces of Tafea, Sanma, Shefa and Torba. World Vision is committed to implementing gender-equitable and disability-inclusive programming. Our projects have expanded to include water, sanitation, and hygiene, agriculture, economic development, addressing gender-based violence, promotion of healthy relationships, and disaster risk reduction and preparedness.


Population, total


Capital City

849.7 million

GDP (current US$)
Clean water in Vanuatu

Ruru is happy to have water to drink when he wants

More water for all

When 11000 people were evacuated from Ambae, one of the biggest challenges was reliable access to water. World Vision arranged for water to be trucked in and installed water catchments to improve access to water.

Chief John shared, “World Vision has given us access to more clean water, helped us build new toilets and talked to us about water management and hygiene.”

It takes the Pacific community to end violence against children

Our Work

Learning to appreciate each other’s differences

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It takes respect Vanuatu
It takes respect

‘RESPECT’ campaign

Campaign launched for safer Vanuatu

World Vision launches its ‘RISPEK’ campaign. It aims to empower young people to take a stand against sexual violence.