Sponsor a child's vision

Many children in the world are vulnerable. But millions of girls are denied their basic rights every day – just because they are girls.

In many developing countries, girls are kept out of schools. Instead, they can be forced into child labour, marriage or pregnancy while they are still children. Each year, a staggering 15 million girls are married before they reach the age of 18 — that’s one girl every two seconds.

But there’s hope. When you sponsor a girl through World Vision, you can break this cycle, support her education and give her a chance to reach her dreams.
Sponsor 1,000 girls

Be one of a thousand sponsors who stand up for girls

All figures on this page are updated every 48 hours

1 in 6

adolescent girls

are married or in union


million children

are involved in child labour


million girls

will be subjected to sexual violence and exploitation


When you sponsor a girl, you help to give her opportunities that gender inequality might deny her.

World Vision has more than 50 years of experience in empowering children to reach their dreams. By sponsoring a girl, you help to give her an education, as well as empowering her community to make lasting improvements in areas like healthcare, clean water and family incomes.

World Vision stands apart with our holistic, long-term approach that changes a child’s whole world. It’s the most effective and rewarding way to help give a girl and her community a brighter future. You can be part of this change.

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Read stories about girls World Vision has helped in places like Africa, India, Cambodia and Indonesia.

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