Syrian Refugee Appeal: life for children in Lebanon

Viva is launching an appeal to support Syrian refugee children and families in Lebanon at a time of growing crisis. Continue reading

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Empowering young people in the Philippines

Three permanent Youth Friendly Spaces have now been established in Samar in the Philippines to enable young people to have a safe place for play and to receive regular life-skills training and mentoring. Continue reading

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A day in Nepal’s mountains

Justine Demmer, Viva’s network consultant for Asia, recently met some of the women from CarNet Nepal’s economic empowerment programme and discovered how they are re-adapting to life since the earthquake. Continue reading

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The power of books and board games

A library of books, magazines and games traveling around communities in Harare, Zimbabwe is bringing excitement and change to the lives of over 1,000 children and adults.

As in the lives of children like Robert and Linda, the library is proving to be a valuable toolkit for uncovering hidden needs. Continue reading

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Turning the tide of child violence in El Salvador

“The road ahead is sometimes lost in a tunnel of thick trees, but God will guide us through”: Samuel Rodriguez, Red Viva El Salvador’s Network Co-ordinator Continue reading

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Make a girl’s dream come true

After two years of sitting at home, Halima had lost all hope of ever returning to school. She dropped out in primary six (aged 11) when she fell sick and all the money at home was spent on treating her. Continue reading

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