Breastfeeding Nurtures Healthy Life - Hospitals, Families and Women at the Grassroots Work Hand in Hand
The theme of World Breastfeeding Week for 2018 is “Breastfeeding: the foundation of life”. The logo is made up of two persons and one baby. It emphasizes the importance of working together to protect, promote and support breastfeeding. Branches, leaves and sprouts represent growth and development. Green leaves represent the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal of health, the brown color represents the goal of Zero Hunger (nutrition).
Children's Voice: We Need Help When Facing These Things
On the morning of 21 to 23 July, the first Tianjin Children's Forum was held successfully. The event are hosted by the Wuqing Women's Federation of Tianjin and the Social Service Center of the Prince of Peace in Wuqing District, Tianjin City. World Vision funded and provided technical support throughout the process.
World Vision Participated in the Eighth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR)
The eighth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) opened on the afternoon of July 3 ,2018 in the National Palace of Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. World Vision has 15 people from 6 countries to participate in more than 20 conference sessions, and each country has shared experience in disaster prevention and mitigation in the local area. World Vision China participated in the meeting with representatives of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation.
World Vision Participated in the C&Y (Children and Youth Consultation on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation) Meeting
In July 2, 2018, representatives of the World Vision participated in the C&Y (Children and Youth Consultation on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation) meeting. As one of the pre - formal meetings of the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR), 16 children and youth representatives attended the meeting. The meeting heard their responses to disaster prevention and mitigation work in order to better protect our children in disasters.
“Anti-Domestic Violence Case Management Capacity Building and Multi-Sector Cooperation Experience Promotion” Training Held Successfully
June 28-29, 2018, the Anti-domestic Violence Case Management Capacity Building and Multi-Sector Cooperation Experience Promotion Training (hereinafter referred to as “anti-domestic violence training”) was successfully held in Shenzhen. Hosted by the National Alliance of Psychological Aid of the Institute of Psychology, CAS and the Psychological Crisis Intervention Committee of the Chinese Psychological Society, the training was organized by Shenzhen Pengxing Anti-Domestic Violence Center in cooperation with ShenZhen Non-Governmental Organization Federation and sponsored by World Vision.
World Vision Passes the Positive Energy of the Campus
From June 1st to 2nd, 2018, World Vision and Parc Central, Guangzhou launched a special charity carnival event to forward the concept of “embracing love & promoting a harmonious campus together”, which calls on the whole society to pay attention to the violence on children, strengthen the child protection and say "no" to school violence with warmth and love.
"Walk Alone Children with One Heart" Project is Signed Officially and 5 Provinces are Included in the Trial Provinces for Child Leader Model
In April 11, 2018, Mr. Wang Zhenyao, President of the Chinese Public Welfare Research Institute of Beijing Normal University and Mr. Victor Kan, the National Director of World Vision China signed the overall framework agreement of the "Walk Alone Children with One Heart" project in Beijing. The two sides will jointly build a network of children's service in the next three years and carry out the delivery and related research on children's welfare and protection services. And also promote the construction of child welfare and protection service system in grass-roots community.
The 2nd World Philanthropy Forum jointly hosted by the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and Tsinghua University was held in Beijing on November 29 and 30, 2017. World Vision International President & CEO Mr. Kevin Jenkins, World Vision International East Asia Regional Leader Mr. Norbert Hsu and National Director of World Vision China Mr. Victor Kan were invited to attend and speak at the High Level Dialogues and Parallel Forum.
Established in 1950, World Vison International is a child-focused relief, development and advocacy organization devoted to serve children, their families and communities in impoverished regions. Currently, World Vision is working in about 100 countries and regions across the world.
In 1993, World Vision China was established to carry out a wide variety of work on poverty alleviation and community development. Since the Law on Administration of Activities of Overseas Nongovernmental Organizations in the Mainland China went into effect in 2017, we have completed registration of seven representative offices in six province/regions/municipalities to better contribute to China’s poverty alleviation and development through collaboration with government, CSOs and communities.
In 2017, World Vision China worked in 14 provinces/municipalities/regions across China. The funding is supported by World Vision offices worldwide, of which over 60% is raised from the Hong Kong public.
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