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    Manikandan, , 8 years old, Palakkad

Our Latest Work

Suraj goes to Germany

Suraj Kumar our sponsored child from the communities we serve in Imphal is among the 15 boys from Manipur selected by the TATA Trusts and U Sports for a premier collaborative football-training programme in Germany. They will be training in Germany for six years and are optimistic in making a mark in the FIFA World Cup 2026.

Child Friendly Space

A CFS (Child Friendly Space) centre in Bhojpur helped 350 children recover from distress due to the floods last year. The CFS had created an environment where children were absorbed in fun, laughter and games.

Wall Paintings

Walls painting in the communities we serve in Jaipur with child helpline nos, help children and families come forward in reporting cases of abuse and violence.

Digital Classrooms

Through the Lions Clubs India and World Vision India education project, 1290 children learn through digital classrooms.

Pune Partners Meet

A Partners Meet was organized in Pune on June 4th. Around 86 sponsors participated in the event. World Vision India makes it a point to connect with sponsors every quarter in different cities. Sponsors are enlightened on the progress of the community and the issues prevalent there.

Drought Relief

World Vision India is actively responding to the affected children and families. At present, we are focussing on 12 districts in 6 states viz. Telegana, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Odisha.

Pinkathon!

145 women participated on behalf of World Vision India in the marathon organized by Pinkathon on June 5th. The Pinkathon is India’s Biggest Women’s Run, created with the specific purpose of getting women to adopt a fitter lifestyle for themselves and their families, and to highlight the need for increased awareness on other issues that put women’s lives at risk.

Lions Clubs Partnership

International Association of Lions Clubs partners with World Vision India to support 25,000 children's education. The campaign will focus on ensuring quality education in approximately 200 Government schools across the country where World Vision India serves. It is our joy to see lives being enlightened through this programme.

Mahindra World City

Mahindra World City Developers Ltd. in partnership with World Vision India opened a children's park in Veerapuram village, South of Chennai. The park encompasses play equipment like multi-play station, swings, flat rotator and seesaws. A badminton and volleyball court is also being planned for the park.

Combating Climate Change

Baman Deh is a remote village, surrounded by disappearing forestlands in Rajasthan. World Vision India implemented the Climate Change Project in the village by providing fuel-efficient wood-stoves, biogas, and solar home lighting.

Meghalaya Village Transforms By Brewing Tea In Place Of Liquor

A village which was once notorious for drunken brawls with brewing country liquor common in houses has now turned into a model village by brewing tea. The success of the project is such that seven villages in the East Khasi Hills district have now approached the cooperative society to help them replicate their model.

Stories of change

The wind beneath their wings

This lively young bunch are members of the Udaan group, a Child Protection Unit (CPU) in Jaipur. The group takes complete ownership of child participation, protection and also monitors the children living in the communities we serve. Udaan is a catalyst for social action in the community.

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Born to run

The medals tell us that Ankit is a winner. And a winner he is! Coming from the communities we serve in North West Delhi, Ankit discovered his talents when he won track events in a city level athletics meet organised by World Vision India in September 2015. Since then, there has been no turning back.

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Wipe the slate clean

Lack of toilets is a matter of dignity for a woman. After toilets were provided to the communities we serve in Dangs, Gujarat, the women and girl children there heaved a sigh of relief. "I can go to the toilet whenever I want" says Elisa.

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Tears mooed away

Nirmala lost her husband to Hepatitis B when her youngest child was just seven months old. With no steady income source, Nirmala wished for a miracle; then a cow mooed their tears away.

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Fruit of Transformation

Families living in the communities we serve are not aware of malnutrition and its side-effects. One of the many ways in which we help them is by providing kitchen gardening seeds. Cultivating vegetables in their own backyard gives families easy access to nutritious food.

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How hygiene changed my life

11-year old Varsha learns about the importance of practicing hygienic habits. A simple awareness programmes has led to behaviour change in the primitive indigenous tribe.

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One bicycle makes a big difference

A bicycle now helps Christina go to school regularly and on time. Most girl children are not allowed to go to school owing to long distances and the fatigue they experience due to walking. A bicycle is the best solution for them.

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Found Safe

"The school informed me that Disha hadn’t reached. A state of panic gripped me. She was nowhere to be found," says Dharmender, Disha’s father. World Vision India's Child Protection Unit was able to trace and bring back little Disha to her parents. She was saved from being trafficked.

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In good company

At an age where he was supposed to read books, he used to carry piles of books tirelessly all day long. His large family had no proper source of income, sending him to work was the only option for Mohsin's mother. Luckily Mohsin found a way out!

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Living in harmony

Married at a very young age, Renu and Devinder faced a lot of hardships. When Devinder abandoned the family, it made it all the more difficult for Renu who had to solely take care of her children. With no income at hand all she could see was despair and darkness. Then one fine day, Chuja Munna came along and changed their lives.

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How We Work

For as little as Rs. 800 a month, Child Sponsorship helps give a whole community access to life's basic essentials. This contribution from our supporters enables us to systematically invest in the ideal environment for child development.

Education

We work to ensure children are educated for life through collective efforts in improving the quality of education and learning outcomes at different levels through infrastructure support, remedial education programmes....read more

Gender and Development

We work with families and communities to eliminate negative cultural attitudes and strengthen their roles in improving the status of the girl child. Girl child education is encouraged through tuition centres....read more

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Our work on WASH/WATSAN focuses on providing children and families with access to clean drinking water and promoting good hygiene and sanitation practices through construction of toilets in schools, homes and communities....read more

Livelihood

Our livelihood interventions enable families to enhance income and provide better for their children. World Vision India provides economic assistance for better agriculture, livestock and small businesses....read more

Nutrition

We work to address the causes of malnutrition with special focus on children below 5 years, pregnant women and mothers through counseling, emergency feeding programmes, nutrition gardens, health worker training etc....read more

Disability

We work to address the challenges of children with disabilities at all levels of society by forming and strengthening disabled peoples’ organisations, providing wheelchairs, facilitating better infrastructure for children with disabilities ....read more

Humanitarian Emergency Assistance

World Vision India brings life-saving support in times of disaster. We are committed to long-term rehabilitation, helping communities affected by natural disasters or conflicts get back on their feet....read more

Advocacy

We work with the government to build a nation fit for children. Our advocacy initiatives are focussed on creating an environment that helps children reach their potential and where children and families have equitable access to services entitled to them....read more

In The News

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23-04-2016
A NGO today said it has pitched in with relief response in 15 districts in the drought-hit states across Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

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06-08-2015
The death toll due to heavy rains and opening of dams in different parts of the country has risen to 180, with over 10 million people being affected.

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30-03-2016
World Vision India was awarded the Mary Clubwala Jadhav Award by the Madras School of Social Work during the Chennai Floods.

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Expanding horizons through simple lessons

The life school for transformational development (LSTD) is a five-day programme conducted across our area development programmes, generally, during children's summer break. Through a child-friendly, interactive manner in the form of songs, dances, skits and other activities, the children are taught the importance of education, health and hygiene, proper nutrition and child rights.
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