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Empowering children and communities out of poverty. For good.

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organisation dedicated to working with children, families and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the root causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

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3.2 Million

Children registered in child sponsorship programme

3 Million

People gained access to clean water

30 Million

Assisted through 72 emergency responses

7.9 M

People received food support

1.35 M

Jobs created through loans


Farmers learned improved farming methods


Learned how to discipline without violence


Local books distributed

Media Inquiries 

For further information or to organise an interview, please contact:

Niamh Cooper |  Director of Media and Social Media Engagement | Skype: Niamh.cooper5 | Phone: +353 87 942 3371

Regional Contacts

Education in East Asia
East Asia
Pradeep Daniel
South Asia Homepage
South Asia
Annila Harris
East Africa Publications
East Africa
Jennifer Watson
South Africa
Pamela Koloni
Children in school uniforms
West Africa
Ange Tembo
Mishelle Mitchell
Leah Donoghue

Every 60 seconds a family receives the tools to overcome poverty


How we do it

Our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

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Who we are

World Vision has over 70 years of experience working with communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children ... even in the toughest places.

We serve alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

We empower communities and guide them to set their own goals and equip them so that progress made is sustained and continued, long after we’ve left.

When disaster strikes, we are on the ground, quickly providing immediate support – and we stay helping to rebuild lives for children, families, and communities.

World Vision’s approach to ending violence against children protects them today and empowers them for tomorrow. We do this by equipping them, their communities, and local partners with the tools to address the root causes of violence against children.

Through World Vision’s work, every 60 seconds ... a family gets water ... a hungry child is fed ... a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Hope, Joy, and Justice for ALL Children

Mayerly Sanchez, former World Vision sponsored child, is now Brand & Communications Manager for World Vision Colombia.


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