Stories from the Ground

Early Childhood Development in Melut, South Sudan January 07, 2019

Similar to pre-schools we have here in Ireland, Early Childhood Development (ECD) centers ensure the protection, wellbeing and holistic development of children from an early age.

Six months old and flying October 05, 2018

Earlier this year, we met Anna a couple of weeks after she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl named Ester. Recently, we checked back in again with Anna to see how things are going after the six-month check-up and were delighted to see that mum and baby are doing very well. 

New Baby Joy in Mundemu, Tanzania October 05, 2018

Meet Anastazia and Charles from Mundemu, Tanzania. Earlier this year, they welcomed their first bundle of joy to their family – a little boy called Juliasi. 

Marieme’s Story October 05, 2018

Marieme is a mother of five young children in M’Bagne, Mauritania. Just a couple of months ago, she delivered her fifth child – a healthy baby boy, called Amadou.

Supporting communities to be resilient in Uganda October 05, 2018

Within Busitema Area Development Programme in Uganda, World Vision has been supporting farmers with training on improved crop production for staple crops, such as maize and beans.

Fighting Hunger in Uganda October 05, 2018

​William is a farmer in Lulonda village, a community supported by World Vision Ireland’s long-term Area Development Programme (ADP) in Lunyo, Uganda. He lives here with his family; his wife and six children. Like other farmers in Lunyo, William had been struggling to provide enough food year round to feed his family. 

Coming together to improve harvests in Tanzania October 05, 2018

​A key focus of World Vision’s work is supporting households to increase and diversify the crops they produce. This means farming in ways that are appropriate to the climate, which harness and protect the natural resources upon which their livelihoods depend. 

World Vision on the Ground in Indonesia Following Massive Earthquake & Tsunami October 01, 2018

World Vision is on the ground in Indonesia responding to a massive earthquake and tsunami that has so far killed more than 800 people.

North Kivu Ebola Virus Disease Awareness Raising and Prevention Project September 04, 2018

World Vision Ireland, as part of the North Kivu Ebola Virus Disease Awareness Raising and Prevention Project - supported by Irish Aid, will implement hygiene and awareness support to communities affected by recent Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

No conflict can quench: Two girls’ dreams live on in South Sudan’s Dengtoma IDP camps August 20, 2018

When the fighting raged in South Sudan’s Baliet County on 2013, thousands of people fled for safety walking for weeks, some for a month, leaving everything they owned. Their houses burned to the ground, there was nothing to look back for. Majority of them ended up in two Dengtoma internally-displaced people's (IDP) camps in Melut County in Upper Nile State.

Meet Mery, a new mother in Tanzania July 27, 2018

Today, I would like to introduce you to Mery, a new mum from Mundemu ADP, in Tanzania. Mery has been receiving support from World Vision Ireland’s AIM Health Plus Programme* since she became pregnant late last year.

World Vision Ireland Announces New Chief Executive May 16, 2018

Niall McLoughlin has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of World Vision Ireland. He replaces Helen Keogh, who will retire at the end of May.

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