World Vision International

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 13:35 by Mr. Tran Cong Bang

From my early days working with WV Viet Nam as a field worker I found that in villages there are many children living in especially difficult circumstances. Although the ADPs where I’ve worked have used an inclusive approach to development, we have a mission statement that says we work with ‘especially the most vulnerable’, and our sponsorship funds are supposed to focus on them, I’ve often seen that children with disabilities or those with serious illnesses have not been...

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Monday, October 31, 2016 - 07:17 by Herning Tyas Ekaristi

"Joining the children’s village forum has helped me become a responsible leader" said Maria Elfika, a member of children’s forum in Du village, which is part of the Sikka Area Development Programme in Indonesia. She was talking about her experience at the Children’s Gathering 2016, which was the culmination of a series of village and district children’s forums, attended by 385 children from 21 villages.

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Monday, October 24, 2016 - 00:00 by Esti Renatalia Tanaem

How can I know if transformation is happening? What signs should I look for?

I work long days in the villages and communities, and what motivates me is the hope that my work can bring about change in the lives of the children, families and communities that I have grown to love in the villages of Sikka, in Indonesia.

This year we tried something different in our Area Development Programme (ADP). We wanted to find ways of getting the community more involved in the...

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Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 02:14 by Adrian Hartanto Ng

Teluk Bakung Village is located at Ambawang River in Indonesia.  It is a beautiful place with a wide area of forest, rubber and palm oil plantation, crisscrossed by many rivers that are the main form of transportation.
Why would children walk several kilometers in the midday sun and 33° Celsius ...

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