Children at risk of hunger and violence as Venezuela crisis grows

Photo: Jason WilliamsonViva’s partner network in Venezuela is asking for prayer as the country faces a mounting humanitarian crisis caused by widespread energy shortages and lack of basic goods. Continue reading

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Nepal earthquake: one year on

thumbnailOn 25 April 2015, the largest earthquake in 80 years hit Nepal. One year on, we want to share a few stories of how our partner network, CarNet Nepal, has brought relief and hope to children and families affected. Continue reading

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Twelve months in the life of Viva’s CEO

Mark StaversEver wondered what our Chief Executive’s annual schedule looks like? Mark Stavers delves into his diary. Continue reading

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Paying it forward

pay it forwardHave you ever seen the film Pay it forward? It’s a beautiful movie which you should make time to watch, telling the story of a young boy who has to come up with a plan to change the world for a class assignment. Continue reading

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A magical time for Indian children

thumbnailWith Spring on its way it might seem a strange time to be writing about Christmas! However, connections formed at the 2015 Viva Christmas Parties in several regions of India have impacted the lives of vulnerable children well beyond the yuletide season. Continue reading

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Education for all: the reality for Africa?

thumbnailMim Friday examines the current situation for the education of children in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular emphasis on Uganda, where Viva and its partner network CRANE is teaching marginalised girls.

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