A lifestyle of prayer: Children empowered by God to spearhead collective action

In spite of their difficult and often desperate situations, children in Cambodia who participate in the Children’s Prayer Movement (CPM) are deepening their relationship with God and being empowered to bring change within their families and communities. Continue reading

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Magic, sparkle… and a special time for vulnerable children

Tammy Smith photography“It’s the most wonderful time of the year” croons Andy Williams – a sentiment that many people would agree with. Continue reading

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Putting children first in Tanzania

Like the majority of young people in the Tanzanian city of Mwanza, Daniel used to face a future of no hope of education or employment. Continue reading

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Advocating for better birth registration in Uganda

More than 230 million children under five worldwide have not been registered at birth. Viva is giving children an identity through its I Exist programme in Guatemala, and now our partner network in Uganda is proactively seeking ways to meet the needs of children who haven’t been registered. Continue reading

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Oxford Doorsteps: a vision for working together for children

More than 70 people gathered for the inaugural Doorsteps Conference in Oxford last Saturday (27 September) and signalled a clear desire to work more effectively together to improve the lives of vulnerable local children and their families. Continue reading

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Kate brings ‘Bounce’ to life

When asked to design a look for Viva’s forthcoming children’s fundraising event focused on trampolining, illustrator Kate Alizadeh jumped at the chance. She explains her inspiration for her ‘Bounce for life’ graphics. Continue reading

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