Child Sponsors provide the majority of the funds raised by World Vision. Supporters in 18 countries sponsor close to 2,25, 000 children and through them their families and communities in close to 127 projects around India.More than 40,000 Indians support over 30 projects around the country.
Sponsorship is about partnering girls and boys in their pursuit of a new future with dignity, justice, peace and hope. Sponsors pledge a monthly amount to help needy children, their families and communities. Child sponsorship helps children get access to clean drinking water, sanitation, education, skills for future livelihood, nutrition and health care and particpate in an age-appropriate development processes.
It also helps communities to build a better future through empowerment, education, income generation and self-sufficiency. Programmes seek equitable, just, peaceful, productive and inclusive relationships within households and communities responsible relationship with the environment, a culture of participation with families and whole communities empowered to influence and shape their situation through coalitions and networks addressing systemic issues towards ensuring access to basic needs in a sustainable manner.
World Vision programmes also access resources from the Government of India as well as other countries such as USA, Canada, UK, Japan, Finland and Ireland, to mention a few.
World Vision India, as an expression of its core values and commitment to the poor we serve, pursues the highest standards of accountability with regard to management of its financial and non-financial resources, programme quality and people. It is governed by a committed group of leaders from various disciplines spread throughout the country. A multi-disciplinary team of passionate and dedicated professionals manage it. World Vision's commitment to accountability is reflected in rigorous internal and external audits as well as well-designed, monitored and evaluatedprogrammes. Continuous and consistent investment in staff and community capacity is reflective of our commitment to pursuing excellence as well as long-term sustainability. Total transparency in transactions with the government and our supporters is the norm in World Vision India.