#5 reasons – Charito’s story

By the age of 17, Charito had experienced abuse at home, life on the streets and an unplanned pregnancy. What did life have in store for her next? Probably not what you imagine!

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Doorsteps: Bishop encourages church partnership

The Bishop of Dorchester, The Rt Rev Colin Fletcher, is endorsing the Viva-initiated Doorsteps project ahead of the conference in Oxford on 27 September. Continue reading

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Doorsteps: shaping a better future for Oxfordshire’s children

Oxford may be known for its dreaming spires and highly desirable university but, below the surface, one in five children are growing up in poverty. Continue reading

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Zimbabwe network builds for the future

Sixty more children from Harare’s slums can now go back to school thanks to a building project supported by generous grants from a church in Hertfordshire and the Australian Embassy. Continue reading

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Birth registration boost in Guatemala

More than 8,000 marginalised children in Guatemala have been officially registered during the past nine months, thanks to the dedication and influence by Red Viva Guatemala. Continue reading

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Learning to include children with special needs

Being open to change isn’t always easy, but it’s being embraced positively by 20 church leaders in Costa Rica who are taking part in Viva’s Celebrating Children course. Continue reading

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