Inside Viva: A gem amongst the rags

Last summer, my husband Steve and I made the move with Viva from the UK to India. Our home is now Delhi: a city of 22 million people and the second most populated city in the world. Continue reading

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​Investing in life in Hong Kong

This was no ordinary Saturday evening. There I was speaking with colleagues at the prestigious Hong Kong Club sharing about how business men and women could invest in the lives of children in Asia – and that investing in a local, networked response is more efficient, powerful and sustainable than other models. Continue reading

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Joyice: not walking alone

The girls are showing me where their former daycare centre in Balankayan used to be – to the spot where they enjoyed playing a skipping game called slipperbox. All that remains now is a tangled web of steel and concrete pillars, and a whole lot of sea sand. Continue reading

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Kampala street children’s new hope

A former street child has become a positive role model for 100 street children in Kampala, Uganda, where Viva’s partner network, CRANE, is working to reunite children with their families. Continue reading

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“Enough: no more violence”

In a country where eight in ten children endure physical violence, a growing number of young people in Bolivia are peacefully fighting back – not with fists but with words. Continue reading

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Leaders welcome new child study for Dominican Republic

An official representing the First Lady of the Dominican Republic joined international NGO leaders and church pastors at the public presentation of a major new study into the situation for children at risk in the capital city, Santo Domingo. Continue reading

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