“I wish I had a bicycle.” That thought ran through Thu Man’s mind every time she went to school. Coming from one of the poorest households in a small village in Vietnam, Thu Man had to wake up at five every morning and walk four kilometres to her school.
In our deeply unequal world, millions of people are living in and dying from food deprivation every year. Since early 2021, World Vision has been sounding the alarm on a growing hunger crisis driven by conflict, climate change and the severe impacts of COVID-19.
World Vision Malaysia turned 25 this year! This is an incredible milestone for all of us. We are so grateful to every single one of you for supporting us on this journey to empower children and families to overcome poverty, achieve self-sustainability and experience the fullness of life. As we celebrate our silver jubilee, we would like to honour our staff member Trias Chew and volunteer Tan Ming Sen, who have both served with World Vision Malaysia for – yes – 25 YEARS! With them by our side, we could achieve so much.
After 13 years of development programmes, Ternate Area Programme (AP) in Indonesia has reached self-sustainability, which means they are equipped and capable of continuing any development work on their own, as well as care for their children. Your support over the years has helped the children and communities of Ternate in far-reaching ways...
On a beautiful August day in Cambodia, ten-year-old Siphan and her friends gathered excitedly in a hall for a special event. The children were there to choose the person or family who would become their sponsor. After picking a photo from rows of photos hung on pegs at the end of the hall, Siphan
Mrs Erna from Ternate, Indonesia used to be a conventional farmer, but turned to organic farming after receiving training from Wahana Visi Indonesia (WVI; World Vision’s implementing partner in Indonesia). Since switching to organic farming, she worked hard to put her knowledge into practise and her farm is now certified by INOFICE (Indonesian Organic Farming Certification), contributing to increased sales and production.
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In 2022, 84.8% of donations collected were used for programmes that benefit children, families and communities in need.