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Dublin schoolgirl meets Kenyan boy she sponsors with her pocket money September 01, 2015

Last month, Layla flew more than 7000 miles to meet her sponsor friend Muuo in the remote Kitui province, on the outskirts of Nairobi. The Terenure schoolgirl has been sponsoring Muuo, 11, with her pocket-money through World Vision Ireland. 

Clean Water – what if you didn’t have it? September 01, 2015

For millions of people all over the world, clean water is just a dream. One of World Vision’s strong points is bringing clean water to those who need it. We reach a new person with clean water every 30 seconds. 1 million every year.

Wherever she looks, she sees progress – What Child Sponsorship is doing for Peace. September 01, 2015

Peace remembers what life was like before World Vision came to her village. Those days are but a distant memory for Peace and her family. She enjoys a much healthier and happier life now.

Lost Boy: 6-year-old Hamil is Far From Home August 31, 2015

Meet Hamil. He’s 6 years old and you’d never believe what he’s been through. When you look at him closely you can see it in his eyes – that glint that tells you he’s seen too much.

Education or bread August 31, 2015

Two 14 year old boys and a heartbreaking choice between eating or going to school, survival  or success.

Clean Water Makes Tiya Safer August 27, 2015

Yeshi Ayele and her six children now have clean water thanks to generous donations to World Vision. Along with the rest of the Tiya community, they no longer have to walk for hours for their water. 

A safe place for children living in a brothel August 24, 2015

In Bangladesh, Sonali and her sister live at the Hat Khola brothel with their mother. During the day, Sonali attends a World Vision Child-friendly Space where she plays, draws, and dances. It’s a safe place in a dangerous world.

12-Years-Old and Homeless: Sonia’s Story August 21, 2015

Meet Sonia, she’s 12 and lives in Burundi, Africa. Her greatest wish is to have a pen and notepad and to go to school. But sadly, Sonia’s never been to school. She spends most of her days trying to earn something to eat – and many days she goes hungry. 

Interview with Graham Davison, inspirational Irish Humanitarian August 18, 2015

On World Humanitarian Day we are shining the spotlight on an inspirational Irish humanitarian who has managed many humanitarian crisis responses across the world - World Vision Ireland Head of Programmes, Graham Davison

The Boat People: Rice for My Mother August 17, 2015

World Vision sent an assessment team to the asylum-seeker shelters in Aceh to meet with boat people from Myanmar and Bangladesh in June 2015. Here’s what we found.

Searching for dignity - children with disabilities in Kenya August 13, 2015

Government statistics indicate that just 67 percent of children with disabilities receive a primary education in Kenya, and only 19 percent complete secondary school. Schools lack walkers, wheelchairs, crutches, special toys, braille books, and other special learning aids.

Reading and thriving August 10, 2015

Since receiving new school books, 10-year-old Chimwemwe and her friends have found a new love of reading, and what's more, Chimwemwe has gone straight to the top of the class. A World Vision Literacy Boost programme is helping her to reach her potential by providing her community in Malawi with the resources needed for children to thrive.

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