Sponsor a child's vision

 

Generous Australians joined our movement and sponsored more than one thousand girls by International Day of the Girl. But we know that there are still millions who are vulnerable to harsh realities that include child labour and early marriage.

You can help a girl in the developing world. Whenever you sponsor a girl through World Vision, you can give her a chance to reach her dreams.

Help them break the cycle

1 in 6

adolescent girls

are married or in union
(Unicef)

168

million children

are involved in child labour

120

million girls

will be subjected to sexual violence and exploitation

Success stories of girls

Each of these young women faced harsh realities that no child should have to face. But today, each of them is empowered to learn and thrive – thanks to the support of World Vision and people like you. Read more about the difference you can make.

Teriano – fighting for education

Her dowry was a wealthy sum of five cows, but Teriano persuaded her father to let her finish school instead of becoming a bride by age 14. With support from her World Vision sponsors, she is the first university graduate in her village in Kenya.

 

Reni – going beyond her dreams

All Reni thought she'd do when she grew up was get a job – any job – to support her family. Her hope for an education seemed unlikely, growing up in a poor orphanage in Indonesia. But her sponsors through World Vision helped support her to do much more.

 

Sonam – from rag-picker to student

In a slum in New Delhi, India, there's no running water and families live on one meal a day. Instead of going to school, 14-year-old Sonam worked as a rag-picker. But today, she is learning how to read and write with the support of World Vision.

 

Vinita - dreams of becoming a nurse

Vinita was only 17 when her parents decided to get her married. She had always dreamed of attending college, 30km from her village in India. But destiny took a sharp turn.

 


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