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Mr. Phoon Soon Liang: A Sponsor Who Left a Lasting Legacy

As we get older, it is natural to think about the legacy we’ll leave behind when our lives draw to a close. Whether we changed the life of one person or the lives of thousands, we can rest easy knowing that we made a lasting, positive difference...


Stepping Up for the 42 rights of Children!

Children living in poverty are vulnerable to violence, exploitation and child labour, and the pandemic we’re facing isn’t improving their plight. As their access to basic necessities is disrupted, vulnerable children are being thrown into further turmoil...


42 rights. 42 minutes. Let’s make a move for children!

We all know about human rights, but did you know that there is a set of rights made specifically for children? It’s called the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). The UNCRC contains 42 rights, which are based on what a child needs to survive, grow, participate and develop their full potential.


Life on the Run – Understanding the Refugee Crisis

In the last few years, war and conflict has led to a refugee crisis that has yet to abate. Refugees are often met with discrimination and distrust in the countries that take them in. To mark World Refugee Day in June, we’d like to shed some light on refugees and how we can help these people on the run...


Making a Difference in a Pandemic

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has greatly disrupted our daily lives, and those already living in poverty are being pushed into even deeper vulnerability. Thanks to the support of individuals like you, World Vision’s COVID-19 relief efforts in China and Malaysia are making a big difference...


Meeting Nuy, the Boy Behind the Letters

While mothers and daughters often bond over shared interests, fathers can be left out, particularly when they spend much of their time working. In December 2019, 43-year-old Koay Thean Chuan (TC) and his 14-year-old daughter Gwen spent meaningful time together when they visited Stong 2, Cambodia as part of our Parent-Child Sponsors’ Visit...


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