3.3 Million Children At Risk Of Child Marriage Due To Post Pandemic Hunger Crisis – World Vision

A child that went to bed hungry in the past 4 weeks is 60% more likely to be married than their peers who did not experience hunger  Number of children experiencing crisis level hunger increased by 12 million between 2019 to 2020, meaning an additional 3.3 million children could be married before the age of 18.   Children who are not in school are 3.4 times more likely to be married than their peers that are in school.    82% of the children interviewed who were married became married after the debut of the pandemic.…

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World Vision Celebrates Significant Increase In Access To safe water

THE World Vision a Christian and child-focused humanitarian aid agency celebrates significant increase in the number of children and families accessing safe water in Zimbabwe By Patricia Mashiri Celebrating this year’s World Water Day running under the theme “Valuing Water, World Vision have made water available in sufficient quantities transforming communities and contributing to their health, education as well as economic benefits. Morris Chidavaenzi, the World Vision Zimbabwe WASH Technical Advisor, said they were thankful to their local and international partners whom they worked with to accelerate the access of…

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