Protecting children in Hong Kong

How Viva is holding workshops to help organisations in Hong Kong take child protection policies more seriously – in a city where migrant children are vulnerable to abuse. Continue reading

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How pop-up cafes and borrowed wetsuits can help change the world

Make memories for a day and improve life for vulnerable children for years to come. Continue reading

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Happy families in Uganda

As a child, I loved the card game Happy Families.

I’ve recently discovered that my cousin, aged eight, also loves this game. When I last saw her she spent hours performing role-plays of family life with her cuddly toys. Continue reading

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Prayer for children on our doorstep: UK and Hong Kong

Christians close by to Viva’s offices in the UK and Hong Kong took time to pray for children during the World Weekend of Prayer last month. Continue reading

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Doorsteps: a new challenge for Viva

In the coming months, Viva is mapping the situation for children in Oxfordshire and hosting a conference in September to share research and discuss issues. Continue reading

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Children in Costa Rica celebrate the success of ‘La Sele’

They’ve been the biggest surprise of a thrilling World Cup tournament in Brazil.

They’ve shown exciting flare and fantastic team spirit.

They’ve confounded experts by beating three teams who have won international competitions in the past to reach the quarter-final stage.

They are Costa Rica – nicknamed ‘Le Sele’.

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