Viva shares model at major global Church conference

Viva had the privilege of sharing about the impact of its collective action model at the inaugural Lausanne Consultation on Children at Risk in Ecuador (16-20 November). Continue reading

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Opinion: Why every child needs a home for good

He had had eight homes by the time he was three years old. He had been passed around from one family to another. When the social workers got involved, the only piece of information that his prospective foster carers were told about him was that he was ‘a biter.’ Continue reading

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Children and conflict – behind the headlines

The media can paint a heart-breakingly bleak picture of children affected by war. But there is hope. Viva’s Kezia M’Clelland describes her work with Lebanese Christians as they reach out to Syrian refugee children and families, and why she believes a more positive story needs telling. Continue reading

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5 ways to help your child thrive at school

A good quality, well-rounded education is of crucial importance to a child’s development – it forms the foundation to many Viva programs across the world.

However, it shouldn’t be just down to teachers; parents have a role too, as Hilary Wilce explains. Continue reading

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Unlocking the potential in Zimbabwe’s disabled children

When Aneni was born with a physical disability, her father blamed her mother and they divorced soon after. Aneni was raised by her mother in Mbare, one of the poorest areas of Zimbabwe’s capital city Harare. She has never met her father. Continue reading

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Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great

These nine simple words are to be found whenever the line ‘famous quotes by Nelson Mandela’ is entered into Google. (Other search engines are available!) Continue reading

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