World Vision lauds new Philippine law prohibiting Child Marriage  

Globally, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18 each year[I]. Despite the recent decline in its prevalence, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact to families have placed children—especially girls—at a higher risk of being forced into marriage to make ends meet. Studies have shown that marrying at an early age hinders children …

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Children remind peers about online safety  

Adhering to local hygiene protocols and social distancing, children in some World Vision communities in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao gathered to teach and learn about online safety to prevent online abuses and sexual exploitation of children. Using the hashtag term “#MayForeverOnline”, children and youth leaders led the orientation about online safety, reminding their peers to …

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World Vision launches emergency appeal as Typhoon Odette leaves thousands of families affected in the Visayas

In the aftermath of Typhoon Odette (international name Rai), World Vision in the Philippines mobilizes its team to dispatch and respond to the emergency as several provinces in southern Philippines are left with destroyed homes and thousands of families displaced. “Our house lost the entire second floor because of Typhoon Odette. I felt fear and …

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World Vision’s Noche Buena Campaign Shares the Joy of Christmas to the Most Vulnerable Children

World Vision is once again bringing the holiday spirit to our most vulnerable children and their families as it continues its annual Christmas tradition with the Noche Buena campaign. Since 2006, Christmas has been celebrated by World Vision’s supported children and their community with joyful memories of the generosity of sponsors and donors through the …

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World Vision and DepEd launch mobile library to give children in slum areas access to learning materials

Child-focused organization World Vision partners with the Department of Education (DepEd) to launch a mobile library in Mandaue City. The library named as Learn and Play Hub is officially launched to the community at the DepEd Mandaue City Division Office. Under the organization’s Urban Development Project, with the funding from the World Vision Singapore office, …

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Student Fundraiser helps thousands of learners in World Vision’s 5K Campaign Challenge  

Students across the Philippines once again showed their support for fellow learners whose education were affected by the pandemic by joining World Vision’s 2020 5K Campaign Challenge, a fundraising initiative for the benefit of the child-focused organization’s COVID-19 emergency response. Going above and beyond their goals, World Vision’s student ambassadors were able to raise more …

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World Vision concerned by trending Covid-19 cases among children, urges more priority to their well-being

With latest health reports of increasing number of COVID-19 infection among children, World Vision urges family members especially the parents and adult caregivers to be mindful of the prescribed minimum health standards even while at home to also protect children and prevent viral transmission amidst the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). World Vision, an international child-focused …

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World Vision calls to support a meaningful future for Filipino children in the “Back-to-School” campaign

World Vision, one of the leading child-focused NGOs in the Philippines, launches its “Back-to-School” campaign to support Filipino children for the opening of the school year 2021-2022. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the consequences of COVID-19 continue to affect many, especially those living in the most vulnerable conditions. Among those most heavily affected are children …

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World Vision invites you to run for clean water in Global 6K Run

Every child deserves clean water to drink and for handwashing to help keep them healthy. For some people in rural areas living in vulnerable conditions, it takes a long walk to be able to get them. A study released by World Vision revealed that six kilometers (3.7 miles) is the average distance people in developing …

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World Vision highlights child protection and peacebuilding in the Marawi Week of Peace

Child-focused NGO World Vision Development Foundation conducted a series of child protection and peace-building activities during the celebration of the Marawi Week of Peace, spearheaded by the Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) in Marawi City, Lanao del Sur. World Vision provided school bags, notebooks and pens with learning materials promoting child protection to at least …

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