Transforming lives and child sponsorship

  1. Through transformational development, World Vision is working to achieve wellbeing for all children.
  2. In Africa, many of our programs help families and communities respond to the challenges of HIV and AIDS.
  3. In Peru, Florentina's children are now enjoying a healthier diet because she received help to grow vegetables.
  4. World Vision helps to train community health workers to monitor children’s health and nutritional status.
  5. In Tanzania, mosquito nets and community education help protect children like Taji and her family against malaria.
  6. Child sponsorship elevates the status of children in their community and tries to ensure their views are heard.
  7. World Vision child sponsors are encouraged to exchange cards and letters with their sponsored children.
  8. Our development work aims to strengthen the capacity of families to support their children’s growth and development.
  9. Children play a key role in enabling positive changes in their families and communities.
  10. Projects help farmers like Masly to grow more food by providing agricultural training and inputs like seeds and tools.

“It takes a village to raise a child.” World Vision encourages Australians to sponsor a child, and then works to ensure that the benefits to individuals and disadvantaged communities are meaningful and long-lasting.

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Around the world, almost 400,000 children are sponsored by generous Australians through World Vision. Their contributions are helping to create positive changes, not only for their sponsored child, the child's family and community, but also children in other sponsorship communities, for generations to come.

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