Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 06:25 by
By Johan Eldebo, Southern Africa Regional Security Director, World Vision International
One may ask what participating at a UN conference in Geneva has in common with conducting rapid context analysis in a remote province in the DRC.
In most ways, it is not a lot.
Yet I think there is one element that they share, from the perspective of a visiting participant...
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 05:32 by Aline Rahbany
Beirut, the biggest and capital city of Lebanon, has been affected, like other parts of the country, with a high number of refugees fleeing the war in Syria. The majority of Syrian refugees in Lebanon live, out-of-camps, in neighborhoods they can afford: mostly impoverished and marginalized ones. World Vision has a history of working in Beirut. Its presence in the city before this latest crisis and the partnerships the organization built with city residents...
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 02:32 by
Adaptive management is a term thrown around much these days. In our world of international development, it means the intentional approach to making decisions and adjustments in response to new information and contextual changes. This necessitates an accompanying humility and openness to change course when we come across questionable impact. I have often wondered about this concept, knowing how rigid and sector-focused of us international...
Monday, January 28, 2019 - 19:24 by Lingkon Donition Serao
Tahirpur is one of the flood affected and remotest regions of Bangladesh where piloting LMMS was very important
In my 19-year of journey in World Vision Bangladesh, almost every year I have seen natural disasters like cyclone, flood, flash flood, river erosion, cold wave etc. batter the country, and organisations like World Vision along with the support of the government respond to the immediate needs of the affected population. I got the...
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 04:03 by
By Kate Kobaidze
Sponsorship Transformation, Gender and Safeguarding Leader at World Vision Middle East and Europe Region
Today is the last day of the Global 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. As a regional gender mainstreaming focal point for Middle East and Europe Region, I would like to reflect on the importance of empowering women and girls through our work. I am Georgian and I am based in Tbilisi...
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 09:41 by Amanda Cupido
By Sarafina, 16, Ghana
I am a Young Leader and honourable speaker of the Child Parliament Club in my District. I am writing this blog on the World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse and Universal Children’s Day to share with you all the work that we, child parliamentarians, are doing.
Our Child Parliament Club seeks to find problems affecting children and after identifying these problems, we...
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 09:35 by Amanda Cupido
By Nicoleta,16, Romania
Violence is a problem that we are used to facing; everywhere we look there is something bad happening but we can overcome it with kindness as long as we are involved in creating a better world.
I am part of the Children Consultative Committee from World Vision Romania, which is formed by children from all around the country that love to be involved and make changes. We contributed to the World Vision global campaign It...
Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 04:12 by Brian Kisoro
For millions of children this Universal Children’s Day brings little consolation. Brothers, sisters, daughters and sons are forced out of their homes and are constantly on the move because of conflict.
This blog cannot capture the untold suffering and uncertain future of the over five million children who are forced out from their homes and displaced due to conflict.
In an October ...
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 22:08 by Amanda Cupido
By Suelv, 14, Albania
Being a child or a teenager can be pretty rough sometimes. Especially if you’re living in Albania, where children and teenagers are vulnerable, facing violence, abuse and bullying. As a group of children and teens from a small village near the coastal city of Vlora, we decided do some child protection activities and to dedicate our awareness campaigns to some of the most disturbing themes in our area: violence against children and cyber...
Monday, October 22, 2018 - 22:14 by
By: Joao Helder Diniz
The massive exodus of citizens leaving Venezuela is currently considered one of the biggest humanitarian crises on the globe. It is estimated that more than 2 million Venezuelans have left their country in search of better living conditions and security.
Despite the size of the exodus and the...