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With the goal of raising funds for children in mind, barefoot runner Norman Garcia set his sight on the finish line. The result? A community learning hub for students in Antique. Read his story

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It takes a world to end sexual exploitation of children

It takes a world to end sexual exploitation of children

In 2017, World Vision in the Philippines launched its global campaign to end sexual exploitation against children. World Vision is...

Families evacuated as Mayon Volcano threatens to erupt

Families evacuated as Mayon Volcano threatens to erupt

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised Mayon Volcano’s alert status to Alert Level 3. World Vision continues...

World Vision heals a broken heart

World Vision heals a broken heart

On the day of hearts, let us discover the journey of a little girl who battled a severe heart condition....

World Vision celebrates joint efforts with partners and ambassadors

World Vision celebrates joint efforts with partners and ambassadors

International humanitarian organization World Vision, as it culminates its 60th anniversary celebration in the Philippines, honored its staunch partners, supporters...

World Vision and breastfeeding advocates come together for a common cause

World Vision and breastfeeding advocates come together for a common cause

The Philippines hosted the commemoration of the 50th founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Danny’s burden

Danny’s burden

Every day, after school, Danny would dig and sort rubbish from the squalid shoreline of Baseco, considered one of the...

A father’s unbent spirit

A father’s unbent spirit

43-year-old Roger braves the persistent rains to finish his family's new house.

Aeta families receive livelihood assistance from World Vision

Aeta families receive livelihood assistance from World Vision

World Vision recently launched its organic hog-raising project in an Aeta community in Rosario, Batangas.

World Vision continues its efforts for people displaced by Marawi crisis

World Vision continues its efforts for people displaced by Marawi crisis

Recognizing the mounting challenges of families displaced by the Marawi armed conflict, World Vision shifts gear and focuses its humanitarian...

AirAsia and World Vision to help children “See the World”

AirAsia and World Vision to help children “See the World”

AirAsia in partnership with World Vision celebrates the season of giving through a joint Christmas initiative called “See the World,”...

Moving up

Moving up

Best friends Kent, Cyrus, and Christian will be awarded first, second, and third honor respectively, and they could not wait...

A village transformation

A village transformation

A village in Palawan undergoes a transformation through the help of World Vision interventions.

Hygiene and education needs of Marawi IDPs

Hygiene and education needs of Marawi IDPs

Despite the struggles of families displaced by the recent clashes in Marawi City, sisters Jenrose, Stephanie, and Asnaira continue to...

Volunteers lead fight against tuberculosis

Volunteers lead fight against tuberculosis

Following the reorganization of the Municipal Multi-Stakeholders TB Management Council (MMSTBC), World Vision launched its partnership with the municipality of...

World Vision supports DepEd’s Catch-up Education Program

World Vision supports DepEd’s Catch-up Education Program

World Vision, with its Education technical program, supports DepEd's Catch-up program implementation especially in schools located in far-flung areas.

12 ways to make the 12 months of 2017 better

12 ways to make the 12 months of 2017 better

This 2017, we challenge you to not only be a better version of yourself but to also be a blessing...

World Vision provides child-friendly spaces for displaced children of Marawi

World Vision provides child-friendly spaces for displaced children of Marawi

World Vision, on June 12, opened its dedicated spaces for the displaced children of Marawi.

World Vision and CWC kick-off National Children’s Month

World Vision and CWC kick-off National Children’s Month

World Vision joined the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) in launching the National Children’s Month celebration with the...

A long walk to education

A long walk to education

Many students would do everything to get out of school. Others would risk their own safety just to get there.

Caring for Communities

Caring for Communities

  To live a full life, children must be in a community that can support their most basic needs.   ...

Rural elementary school blessed with new classrooms

Rural elementary school blessed with new classrooms

New classroom buildings were officially given to an elementary school during the turn over ceremony attended by representatives from Willis...

Love and humanity will prevail: A responder’s blog of the Marawi crisis

Love and humanity will prevail: A responder’s blog of the Marawi crisis

A Marawi crisis responder shares his personal account of the situation of the displaced families of Marawi.

The dangers of TB

The dangers of TB

You may wonder: What's your chance of having TB, too?

The young voices for CoMSCA

The young voices for CoMSCA

Joris Rey and Angelbert's CoMSCA experience did not just teach them the value of saving. It also taught them the...

World Vision, DepEd partner for learners’ catch up program in Marawi

World Vision, DepEd partner for learners’ catch up program in Marawi

World Vision provides temporary learning spaces for children participating in the Kindergarten Catch-up Education Program (KCEP) led by the Department...

From no one to someone: The story of  Jamaica, a World Vision sponsored child

From no one to someone: The story of Jamaica, a World Vision sponsored child

Jamaica used to doubt her capability to succeed because of her personality. Now, she confidently sees herself achieving her dreams.

From wood to cement

From wood to cement

Ronalyn and her family used to live in a house made of light wooden materials but everything changed when she...

“I trust Nanay”

“I trust Nanay”

Despite welcoming the New Year with a typhoon-wrecked house and soaked school supplies, 11-year-old Faith believes that her family can...

World Vision partners with Unilab Foundation to help children deal with disasters

World Vision partners with Unilab Foundation to help children deal with disasters

To help families prepare before disasters and cope with its aftermath, World Vision, in partnership with Unilab Foundation, Civicom, and...

A young leader; a future champion of life

A young leader; a future champion of life

Iwo Gema can't imagine a life without World Vision. It was her lifeline from poverty. The organization not only supports...

‘Bahay-bahayan’ in Barangay Catmon

‘Bahay-bahayan’ in Barangay Catmon

JM and other children always look forward to doing bahay-bahayan (playing house) - their closest expression of how much they're...

Princess dreams of going back to school

Princess dreams of going back to school

Princess has been looking forward to the class opening but that day didn't come in her school in Marawi City.

World Vision distributes aid to Marawi crisis-affected families

World Vision distributes aid to Marawi crisis-affected families

Child-focused aid organization World Vision begins its relief operations after more than 200,000 people were forced to flee the city...

DSM Manila LLP makes a difference, sponsors 100 World Vision children

DSM Manila LLP makes a difference, sponsors 100 World Vision children

Last March 28, DSM Manila officially sponsored 100 World Vision children, half of which were sponsored by the company while...

World Vision and DOH partner to strengthen implementation of Philippine Milk Code

World Vision and DOH partner to strengthen implementation of Philippine Milk Code

This October 6, 2017, the Department of Health and World Vision signed a memorandum of agreement that formalized their partnership...

World Vision provides safe spaces for young survivors of Malabon Fire

World Vision provides safe spaces for young survivors of Malabon Fire

World Vision established Child-Friendly Spaces for the children affected by the Malabon fire to help them cope with distress.

World Vision and Citi Foundation bring sustainable livelihood to six communities across Luzon

World Vision and Citi Foundation bring sustainable livelihood to six communities across Luzon

Through capacity building trainings, technical assistance and access to savings and credit facilities, World Vision and Citi Foundation are working...

Rice and sardines for Christmas and New Year

Rice and sardines for Christmas and New Year

With rice and sardines as their Noche Buena, 9-year-old John Ernest and his family spend Christmas and New Year at...

Children empowering children

Children empowering children

Jeselle, 16, and Lea, 15, give back to their community in Siayan, Zamboanga del Norte by tutoring fellow children on...

Thank you!

Thank you!

Thank you for making the whole of 2017 feel like Christmas!

School is cool with vegetable gardens

School is cool with vegetable gardens

In Central Philippines, a school blooms with various kinds of flowers, vegetables and fruit-bearing plants after students, teachers, parents and...

A mother’s unwavering love

A mother’s unwavering love

  Amina, 49, served as the beacon of strength for her eight children during the Marawi crisis. Her family is...

World Vision and implementing partners prepare to set up safe spaces for children and women in Lanao

World Vision and implementing partners prepare to set up safe spaces for children and women in Lanao

World Vision together with its implementing partners prepare for the setting up of child-friendly spaces and women and young children...

World Vision Run 2017 gave Cebuano runners a fulfilling and joyous time

World Vision Run 2017 gave Cebuano runners a fulfilling and joyous time

Over 1,000 Cebuanos got together in the annual World Vision Run last July 16, Sunday, held at the Cebu Business...

Battling a destructive health condition

Battling a destructive health condition

Valerie was diagnosed with a complication that affects her internal organs. After a long battle and with the support of...

Enhancing lives with local value chain development: World Vision and Citi Foundation join hands to train community partners

Enhancing lives with local value chain development: World Vision and Citi Foundation join hands to train community partners

From farmers, to sari-sari store owners, to street vendors, World Vision engaged individuals and families over the last 10 months,...

Jessa’s gift to her sponsor

Jessa’s gift to her sponsor

Jessa lives in a house on a mountain surrounded by coconut trees. In this quiet home, she built her dream...

How a community garden is helping counter extremism in Marawi

How a community garden is helping counter extremism in Marawi

  A small corner lot in Marawi City has become an important place for the community people of Basak Malutlut....

LOOK: Classroom receives full renovation for the first time in 25 years

LOOK: Classroom receives full renovation for the first time in 25 years

Maricel could still remember the first time she taught her first class. It was inside a conducive classroom – newly...

Saving for rainy days: How a mother restored her farm from a super typhoon

Saving for rainy days: How a mother restored her farm from a super typhoon

Lanie has been toiling farmland for more than 20 years but it took only one typhoon to wash away her...

Keeping children away from the bad effects of gadget overuse

Keeping children away from the bad effects of gadget overuse

Excessive use of gadgets can cause physical and mental damage to children. To keep children active, a school in Antique...

‘Dapat Ready’ for emergencies

‘Dapat Ready’ for emergencies

World Vision provided municipalities in Luzon with early warning devices that can be used to alert areas that are prone...

Sewing and reaping

Sewing and reaping

Because of a community-initiated livelihood project, Wilson and his family have found a way to support themselves.

Families speak of a challenging New Year

Families speak of a challenging New Year

Many families in Typhoon Nina-stricken towns in Camarines Sur and Albay are still at a lost on what to do...

Shop with love, e-commerce that makes a difference

Shop with love, e-commerce that makes a difference

Every time customers buy an item from the AttiGO Online Shop, they pave the way for the betterment of the...

World Vision rolls out assistance to Nina-affected areas in Bicol

World Vision rolls out assistance to Nina-affected areas in Bicol

Following the devastation brought by Typhoon Nock-ten (local name Nina) in the Bicol region, World Vision responds and calls for...

World Vision launched “Hakab na!” in Pangasinan

World Vision launched “Hakab na!” in Pangasinan

World Vision recently launched "Hakab na!," an advocacy campaign aimed at promoting breastfeeding among pregnant and lactating mothers, in the...

The future pilot

The future pilot

Sponsored child Christian Dave, 11, wants to finish school and become a pilot, even if his family is poor. With...

Our children deserve to live in a just, safe, and secure Philippines

Our children deserve to live in a just, safe, and secure Philippines

The Civil Society Coalition on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC Coalition) and Child Rights Coalition Asia...

Working with parents

Working with parents

At World Vision, we don't just help children have access to education. We also equip parents with life skills that...

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016

  2016 was a year filled with hope as World Vision continued to improve the lives of over 1.5 million...

World Vision joins Nutrition Month Celebration launch

World Vision joins Nutrition Month Celebration launch

World Vision Development Foundation joins the members of the Regional Nutrition Council in Region 7 during the launch of this...

Meet the World Vision Face-to-Face Team

Meet the World Vision Face-to-Face Team

Interested in helping a child through sponsorship? Watch out for World Vision booths in your area and approach any of...

The healthiest graduation ceremony

The healthiest graduation ceremony

In the Philippines, graduation season usually falls on March and April. But in a small town in southern Cebu, 17...

Staying fit for the cause

Staying fit for the cause

When you run with World Vision, you're not just running for yourself but for a greater cause: helping children have...

Students happy to receive new ICT classrooms

Students happy to receive new ICT classrooms

World Vision and its partner organizations donated computer facilities to six schools in Malabon under the i-Like ICT Project.

Food and water, main concerns in evacuation centers as Mayon threatens big eruption

Food and water, main concerns in evacuation centers as Mayon threatens big eruption

There are now more than 70,000 evacuees in need of food and water as Mayon Volcano continues to spew more...

Enrico Menichetti and Victor Consunji go the extra mile for children in need

Enrico Menichetti and Victor Consunji go the extra mile for children in need

Going the extra mile means giving a little bit of your to others and this is exactly what good friends...

World Vision joins Malabon DRR activity

World Vision joins Malabon DRR activity

The local government of Malabon along with other NGOs working in the city end the Disaster Consciousness Month with activities...

Schoolteacher advocates disaster preparedness in his workplace

Schoolteacher advocates disaster preparedness in his workplace

World Vision is training key members in the community about disaster preparedness as part of the organization's Disaster Risk Reduction...

‘Children here don’t go to school in shoes’

‘Children here don’t go to school in shoes’

Laila, 48, sits on a small, wooden chair, polishing a woman’s nails. “One of my daughters,” she introduces. While still...

3,100 families fully equipped against disasters

3,100 families fully equipped against disasters

World Vision culminates its Disaster Ready Family (DRF) training in 11 barangays in Alangalang, Dulag, and Dagami with the distribution...

Kapuso Teen Star Bianca Umali, named World Vision Youth Ambassador for Education

Kapuso Teen Star Bianca Umali, named World Vision Youth Ambassador for Education

International child-focused organization World Vision proudly announces actress Bianca Umali as its newest youth ambassador for education.

Barefoot running for children: Norman Garcia joins new marathons for a cause

Barefoot running for children: Norman Garcia joins new marathons for a cause

With a fit body and a big heart for helping others, barefoot runner Norman Garcia gears up to once again...

World Vision celebrates 60 years, launches advocacy campaign to stop sexual abuse of children in the Philippines

World Vision celebrates 60 years, launches advocacy campaign to stop sexual abuse of children in the Philippines

Christian child-focused organization World Vision celebrated its 60th year in the Philippines last March 23 with the theme “Caring for...

Dapat Ready sa Pagsabog ng Bulkan

Dapat Ready sa Pagsabog ng Bulkan

The Philippines is home to active volcanoes that could cause massive damages to agriculture, properties, and health. Know what to...

For Baby Asrena

For Baby Asrena

When the fighting ensued in Marawi City, Mahida only had one thing in mind: “I had to survive for my...

Weak lungs, brave heart

Weak lungs, brave heart

By Mong Jimenez, Field Communications Specialist Alex was diagnosed with a lung disease three months after he was born. 10...

How sponsorship is helping empower parents to provide for their children

How sponsorship is helping empower parents to provide for their children

Sponsored child Angel is confident that she will finish her education, thanks to the flourishing banana plantation of her father.

Running with purpose: How Norman’s social cause gave lifelong help to children in Antique

Running with purpose: How Norman’s social cause gave lifelong help to children in Antique

With the goal of raising funds for children in mind, Norman Garcia set his sight on the finish line.

Youth take part in promoting peace in Marawi

Youth take part in promoting peace in Marawi

  At least 25 student leaders and school advisers from four schools in Marawi City gathered for the Empowering Children...

ING Bank and World Vision share joy to 150 ING Learning Center students

ING Bank and World Vision share joy to 150 ING Learning Center students

ING Bank Manila and World Vision celebrates Christmas with close to one hundred fifty students of the ING Learning Center.

World Vision mounts response for Mayon-affected families

World Vision mounts response for Mayon-affected families

As Mayon volcano continues to show unrest, World Vision in the Philippines launches an emergency response to complement the government-led...

Metrobank helps World Vision bring clean water to Kidapawan schools

Metrobank helps World Vision bring clean water to Kidapawan schools

Metrobank Foundation, as part of their tradition and commitment to giving back to society, partnered with World Vision to deliver...

A charcoal maker’s priceless gems

A charcoal maker’s priceless gems

  Like most mothers in her village, Natividad, 54, has been living in a slum area as a charcoal maker,...

The tale of two grandmothers

The tale of two grandmothers

  By Mong Jimenez, World Vision Communications Specialist   It is a common belief that a grandmother’s love for her...

PSBank shares Christmas cheer with World Vision communities

PSBank shares Christmas cheer with World Vision communities

To celebrate Christmas and cap 2016 with acts of charity, PSBank, one of the leading and most trusted banks in...

How do you celebrate Christmas?

How do you celebrate Christmas?

  If there is an occasion that is anticipated and celebrated in the Philippines the most, it would be Christmas. ...

Bea counts down to Christmas

Bea counts down to Christmas

Whenever Christmas crosses her mind, Bea’s eyes light up in a different way.

World Vision launches cash-for-work program in Marawi; uses mobile technology to speed up aid distribution

World Vision launches cash-for-work program in Marawi; uses mobile technology to speed up aid distribution

World Vision supports the clean-up and rehabilitation of communities in Marawi City through its 10-day cash for work program launched...

A Batangueña’s dream

A Batangueña’s dream

Far from the busy streets of the city, there lives a simple girl in Batangas who built her dreams on...

World Vision to respond to flooded villages in Agusan del Sur

World Vision to respond to flooded villages in Agusan del Sur

Following the massive flooding in some areas of Mindanao, World Vision will be distributing clean water kits that include Procter...

Tilapia fishpond supports thriving farmer association

Tilapia fishpond supports thriving farmer association

The Hinglas Farmers Association is creating a new trend of aquaculture in their community. In the mountainous region of the...

Longing for Marawi, longing for home

Longing for Marawi, longing for home

Home, no matter how circumstances change, will always be home. This remains true for the children of Marawi City.

The promise of finishing school

The promise of finishing school

Manuel, the then 9-year-old kid from North Cotabato, has changed a lot since we featured him in our Back-to-School campaign...

Starting anew

Starting anew

After nine months of disrupted livelihood, 61-year-old Puromala is excited to start her fruit stand using the money that she...

World Vision and UnionBank work together to foster a culture of reading among children

World Vision and UnionBank work together to foster a culture of reading among children

Union Bank of the Philippines (UnionBank) partnered with international humanitarian organization World Vision to “Go Beyond” their work and spend...

A father’s wish

A father’s wish

A father dutifully accompanies his daughter to World Vision child-friendly spaces to help her cope with their family's displacement from...

World Vision aims to sponsor 2,000 children in 1,000 hours

World Vision aims to sponsor 2,000 children in 1,000 hours

Can you help sponsor 2,000 children in 1,000 hours?

World Vision ambassador Bianca Umali visits Marawi children

World Vision ambassador Bianca Umali visits Marawi children

Following her 18th birthday, teen celebrity Bianca Umali flew to Marawi to bond with children in World Vision’s child-friendly spaces.

My first time to host a birthday party

My first time to host a birthday party

I think God offered me an opportunity to overcome my shyness when I was asked by World Vision to host...

World Vision and DepEd ink partnership to improve ICT classrooms in Malabon

World Vision and DepEd ink partnership to improve ICT classrooms in Malabon

To enhance the students' knowledge on computer technology, representatives of World Vision and Department of Education (DEPED)-Malabon signed a memorandum...

Children, families find hope after Agusan flood

Children, families find hope after Agusan flood

Best friends Christian and Totong share a lighthearted moment despite the destruction bought by the floods in Agusan del Sur.

Hope restored

Hope restored

Roger, Tonyang, Gemma, and Julita recall how they were able to start anew after Typhoon Haiyan left them with almost...

Community leaders team up against HIV/AIDS

Community leaders team up against HIV/AIDS

World Vision's Channels of Hope (CoH) workshop equipped and empowered participants to act especially on prevention, care and advocacy for...

World Vision provides support to pregnant and lactating mothers displaced from Marawi

World Vision provides support to pregnant and lactating mothers displaced from Marawi

Through the women and young children space, displaced mothers from Marawi are given a safe venue to spend time with...

A rising hope after the fire

A rising hope after the fire

Thousands of families in Malabon became homeless after a fatal fire ravaged their houses on February 8, 2017, but survivors...

5-day CFS help children adjust after Malabon fire

5-day CFS help children adjust after Malabon fire

To rebuild the confidence and hope of the young survivors, World Vision’s executed a 5-day Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) program.

Giving hope to the fire survivors of Catmon

Giving hope to the fire survivors of Catmon

After the February 8 fire in Malabon, a great day in the city would be to wake up to the...

Children at risk of respiratory illnesses due to volcanic ashes

Children at risk of respiratory illnesses due to volcanic ashes

World Vision is currently coordinating with local government officials and families on children's situation inside evacuation centers.

Life after escaping Marawi clashes

Life after escaping Marawi clashes

Families fled to evacuation centres after an armed conflict erupted in Marawi City last May 23.

World Vision distributes relief items to Nina-affected communities

World Vision distributes relief items to Nina-affected communities

Child-focused aid organization World Vision begins its relief operations after typhoon Nina (international name Nock-ten) battered the Bicol Region on...

Homesick brothers want to go back to their village

Homesick brothers want to go back to their village

"Mayon is much closer and bigger from our village. But when it erupted and spewed lava and ashes, we were...

Experiencing generosity

Experiencing generosity

More than the school supplies, livelihood support and the financial help he was receiving throughout his student life, sponsored child...

Inigo Pascual is World Vision’s newest ambassador for children

Inigo Pascual is World Vision’s newest ambassador for children

To cap off the year with another milestone, singer-actor Inigo Pascual joined international child-focused organization World Vision as its newest...

No to lowering the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

No to lowering the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

World Vision fully believes that children in conflict with the law deserve age-appropriate guidance and child expert interventions to correct...

World Vision provides emergency essentials to 2,000 families in Albay

World Vision provides emergency essentials to 2,000 families in Albay

Child-focused aid organization World Vision begins its relief operation to displaced families affected by the ongoing brunt of Mayon Volcano.

Sweetness for a Cause: Swiss Miss supports World Vision’s school supplies drive in Baseco

Sweetness for a Cause: Swiss Miss supports World Vision’s school supplies drive in Baseco

Swiss Miss, the leading cocoa drink in the world, partners with World Vision in improving functional literacy for the children...

A young hero of the environment

A young hero of the environment

Ralf Daniel carries the lessons on environmental protection after attending the National Children’s Congress, organised by World Vision. Having introduced...

How interfaith engagement helped World Vision’s emergency response in Marawi

How interfaith engagement helped World Vision’s emergency response in Marawi

Through partnership with the Bishop-Ulama Conference (BUC), World Vision was able to engage its youth arm, the Mindanao Tripartite Youth...

Child-led local advocacy initiatives pushed

Child-led local advocacy initiatives pushed

In Misamis Occidental, children expressed alarm about the lowering of the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility (MACR) in their communities.

World Vision donates hand washing facilities, hygiene kits to schools

World Vision donates hand washing facilities, hygiene kits to schools

World Vision recently turned over hand washing facilities to two public elementary schools in Camarines Norte to promote cleanliness and...

Volleyball star Gretchen Ho, named World Vision Ambassador for Health and Nutrition

Volleyball star Gretchen Ho, named World Vision Ambassador for Health and Nutrition

Child-focused international organization World Vision welcomed Gretchen Ho as their newest Ambassador for Health and Nutrition.

How to prepare healthy meals for children

How to prepare healthy meals for children

With less than Php200 a day, what nutritious food can a mother prepare for her children? Here are some tips.

Addie SyCip Cukingnan dedicates art exhibit to World Vision

Addie SyCip Cukingnan dedicates art exhibit to World Vision

On November 9, 2017, John SyCip’s daughter, Addie SyCip Cukingnan, continues her father’s act of kindness and generosity with “Addie...

World Vision welcomes incoming school year with Lead a Child campaign

World Vision welcomes incoming school year with Lead a Child campaign

World Vision aims to help improve the functional literacy of children under its care through its 2017 back-to-school campaign called...

World Vision and Metro Bank Foundation turn over hand washing and drinking facility project

World Vision and Metro Bank Foundation turn over hand washing and drinking facility project

More than 650 students from two schools in Kidapawan City will benefit from the hand washing and drinking facilities turned...

World Vision Run 2017 Cebu: Building sustainable communities

World Vision Run 2017 Cebu: Building sustainable communities

At World Vision Run 2017, you can run to make a difference in the lives of children who need your...

A long-running history

A long-running history

With World Vision Run 2017 just around the corner, let us look back on how the provision of love and...

Finding hope amidst struggles

Finding hope amidst struggles

Emma finds hope amidst the struggles brought about by her family's displacement from Marawi.

Joyce Pring gets emotional after students surprise her with cards, song

Joyce Pring gets emotional after students surprise her with cards, song

World Vision Ambassador Joyce Pring shed tears after elementary students in a rural village in Batangas gave her thank you...

Women of Marawi

Women of Marawi

In the last nine months since the Marawi crisis happened, the women of Marawi have cried about it, lived with...

Naturally grown vegetable garden, an ideal source of income

Naturally grown vegetable garden, an ideal source of income

Plain backyards are now being transformed into vegetable gardens by parents after learning that vegetable products can be sold with...

The promise of a new life

The promise of a new life

*Danica is one of the 60,000 to 100,000 children who suffered from trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation nationwide. Here’s how...

Helping kids be one with nature

Helping kids be one with nature

June 5 is World Environment Day! On this day, people around the globe pause and take time to appreciate nature...

Child leaders push for stronger ban on smoking

Child leaders push for stronger ban on smoking

David along with other child leaders who attended World Vision's workshop on Communications for Development (C4D) identified smoking as one...

Ronie’s new hero

Ronie’s new hero

While everybody seemed to be fascinated with comic book heroes, Ronie found a hero of his own—World Vision.

Joyce Pring celebrates birthday with World Vision kids

Joyce Pring celebrates birthday with World Vision kids

World Vision Ambassador for Child Sponsorship Joyce Pring celebrated her 24th birthday by organizing a party for more than 30...

5 ways to make the most out of your long weekend

5 ways to make the most out of your long weekend

Another long weekend is upon us. For some, this is the perfect time for a well-deserved R&R. For others, it’s...

World Vision: Psychosocial care for children still needed after Marawi armed conflict

World Vision: Psychosocial care for children still needed after Marawi armed conflict

Aid agency World Vision underscores the importance of continuous psychosocial support for children affected by the crisis.

Jeremy takes a step forward

Jeremy takes a step forward

Shirley was faced with the challenge of bringing her son, Jeremy – a cheerful boy from Samar who couldn’t use...

Waste segregation schemes launched in BASECO

Waste segregation schemes launched in BASECO

To provide solution against the increasing garbage problem, the local government of BASECO in Manila partnered with corporate and non-government...

James speaks up and stands tall

James speaks up and stands tall

James feels sad every time he remembers how he was bullied at school because of being stunted. But now he...

Jamail misses school and friends

Jamail misses school and friends

When the fighting in Marawi City ensued, Jamail had only one thing in mind: grab the dark green plastic envelope...

Filipinos’ hopes and dreams for children

Filipinos’ hopes and dreams for children

We asked our social media followers what their hopes and dreams for Filipino children are for the New Year. Here...

After the flood

After the flood

Several municipalities in Agusan del Sur, including Loreto and La Paz have been restless in the last four weeks because...

World Vision, JOA provide emergency kits to local community in Camarines Sur

World Vision, JOA provide emergency kits to local community in Camarines Sur

As the typhoon season sets in, World Vision and Jersey Overseas Aid provide early warning devices and emergency kits to...

Battling malnutrition one child at a time

Battling malnutrition one child at a time

Through World Vision's Pinoy Nutrition Hub program, Anabelle learns how to cook nutritious meals for her sons.

‘I didn’t recognize the place’

‘I didn’t recognize the place’

When sponsored child Heart went home from school on February 8, he did not expect that he would be greeted...

Being a Mother: An Important Role of a Woman

Being a Mother: An Important Role of a Woman

The pivotal role of being a mother is still the divine mission assigned to women alone. From a classic poem...

Children as DRR communicators

Children as DRR communicators

At least 20 student leaders from four schools in Cagayan de Oro are stepping up to promote disaster resilience to...

World Vision reaches more than 1,000 Nina-hit families

World Vision reaches more than 1,000 Nina-hit families

In partnership with Jersey Oversees Aid Commission (JOAC), World Vision was able to reach more than 620 families or 2,000...

Bringing clean water to far-flung communities in the Philippines

Bringing clean water to far-flung communities in the Philippines

All of us need water to survive. Unfortunately, until now, many children and families in far-flung communities in the Philippines...

Philippines’ Mayon Volcano erupts; spews heavy lava and volcanic ash

Philippines’ Mayon Volcano erupts; spews heavy lava and volcanic ash

At around 9:40 in the evening yesterday, Mayon Volcano, in Albay province, erupted and discharged 500 to 700 meters of...

Gerald works with water

Gerald works with water

Gerald was raised by his grandparents since he was 8 months old. Now, his grandparents are already too old to...

Teenage pregnancy is top issue among Luzon children

Teenage pregnancy is top issue among Luzon children

Children from various provinces in Luzon raised early teenage pregnancy as an important issue among children in the recently concluded...

Marc Nelson visits Mayon-affected families in Albay

Marc Nelson visits Mayon-affected families in Albay

World Vision Ambassador for Disaster Risk Reduction, Marc Nelson, recently visited evacuation centers in Guinobatan, Albay to learn more about...

Breaking the chain of violence

Breaking the chain of violence

One look at her children and *Rina is convinced: no child or any person should fall prey to abuse or...

Marawi returnees express need for livelihood support

Marawi returnees express need for livelihood support

38-year old Amir and his family are back in Marawi City but their struggle is far from over.

World Vision and Procter & Gamble U.S. provide relief for flooded Agusan communities

World Vision and Procter & Gamble U.S. provide relief for flooded Agusan communities

World Vision, in partnership with Procter & Gamble, starts its relief operation in La Paz, Agusan del Sur.

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