Heard of Candy Chang’s ‘Before I die’ interactive artwork?

As part of #ABrighterFuture, one of our Peace Clubs reinterpreted it as ‘Draw your Dream’.

We’ve set up 34 Peace Clubs and trained 13,500 South Sudanese children in conflict resolution at Uganda’s Bidibidi Refugee Settlement.

See all the art and read some of the children’s stories here: [ Bddy.me Link ]
“They used to tell me I’m a young girl I should go and study so I can become someone responsible in the future. It was my dream to be a doctor."

Viola says her parents would not have approved of her marriage if they were alive today. But the 16-year-old says the conflict in South Sudan left her with very little choice.

Now both a wife and mother, Viola stands in front of her version of an...
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“The people are suffering enormously with the endless war. It is time for the war to end. Peace in South Sudan is a must for these people to have a future” - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls on South Sudan’s leaders to end the violence during a visit to Imvepi Refugee Settlement in Uganda with World Vision.
We believe an end to the violence is possible, and South...
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Shiela Johnson
John is no ordinary 12-year-old. For one thing, he has his sights set on becoming South Sudan’s president and has already thought through policies on peace and unity, gender equality, universal education and boosting economic development in poor, rural areas.
With help from Apartial, he recreated a painting by French artist Seth. It features a boy on a wall looking towards #ABrighterFuture....
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Sue Tinney
“In a world where so many people are selfishly closing their doors… their borders… not allowing refugees to come, this example deserves praise and admiration” - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Uganda’s response to the South Sudan Refugee Crisis. Speaking ahead of #UgSolidarity while visiting Imvepi refugee settlement with World Vision, Mr. Guterres called on the...
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Henry Luke
Carole Smith
Joseph Musabe
"Life is difficult because I’m alone. If I had someone else, I could endure," says Lina. The 16-year-old from South Sudan is living by herself in the world's largest refugee settlement; Bidibidi in northern Uganda. Lina fled Juba when her father was murdered. Her only living relative, her elder brother, is on a scholarship somewhere in the U.S. She lost his contact details in the chaos. Lina...
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Kizito Abdul Junior
Dickson Sserwadda
Eileen Destiny
We aim to be faithful messengers of God's love!

As our Mission Statement says: We regard all people as created and loved by God. We give priority to people before money, structure, systems and other institutional machinery. We act in ways that respect the dignity, uniqueness and intrinsic worth of every person -- the poor, the donors, our staff and their families, boards and volunteers. We...
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We aim to be faithful messengers of God's love
Ephraim Theking King's
More than 2,000 people arrive in Uganda each day having fled violence and hunger in South Sudan. World Vision estimates 100 of them are unaccompanied children.

In the lead-up to #WorldRefugeeDay, we partnered with online art community Apartial to help these children share their stories of hardship and hope through art.

A big thank you to the amazing artists from around the globe who took...
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Malik Haq Nawaz
Mathias Oliver
Jacqueline Gonnerman
President of World Vision Canada is visiting the world’s largest refugee settlement. Bidibidi in northern Uganda, is now home to 280,000 South Sudanese refugees; 68 per cent of them are children. #WorldRefugeeDay
16-year-old Lina's father was murdered in South Sudan. She fled to Uganda in August last year.

Lina’s brother and only living relative is in the United States. She lost his contact details in the chaos.

Lina took part in our project #ABrighterFuture with online art community Apartial. She created a self-portrait inspired by the work of Canadian artist Sandra Chevrier

“I like the picture...
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16yearold Linas father was murdered in South Sudan She fled to Uganda
Robert Byansi
David Thangte
Peter Peters
“I was jumping over dead bodies. I saw them cut children’s hands off. They spared no-one,” 12-year-old John describes fleeing South Sudan. In the chaos, he lost his parents and siblings and has been living alone in a Ugandan refugee settlement since August last year. He’s not alone; World Vision says 100 unaccompanied children cross the border each day. Many have seen their families killed in...
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I was jumping over dead bodies I saw them cut childrens hands
Tinos Chimondo
Duncan Henry Sisya
Ehde Mu
At 16-years-old, Viola is a wife and mother. The conflict in South Sudan has forced her to grow up far too quickly.

When her parents were killed, she was forced to marry to survive. But Viola’s husband left her earlier this year and she’s now raising seven-month old Mary alone in the world's largest refugee settlement; Bidibidi in northern Uganda.

We partnered with online art community...
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At 16yearsold Viola is a wife and mother The conflict in South
Mathias Oliver
Arjun Kanojiya
Gail OConnor
Our Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) for young South Sudanese refugees in Uganda offer psychosocial support, early childhood education, training in conflict resolution, a safe place to play and ask for help.

We have 26 of these buildings in northern Uganda serving 52,000 kids.

@Apartial and MASER ART with a team of budding artists in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement gave this one an incredible...
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Our Child Friendly Spaces CFS for young South Sudanese refugees in Uganda
Gûîtàr Màhūlà
Chuck Ryder
World Vision and partners are implementing an emergency livelihood support project to improve food security for 126,000 vulnerable people in the South Sudan. To see what that involves, read this story from World Vision South Sudan: [ Bddy.me Link ]
World Vision and partners are implementing an emergency livelihood support project to

Emergency livelihood support to improve food security for 126,000 vulnerable people

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Neema Ndilla
Christopher Philippe
“These days it’s me who writes and reads letters at home and I help my little brother to do his homework. I am more useful to my community. I would like to become a doctor, miniter or president. I demand all girls in Senegal and in the world to go to school and stay there so they can be the decision-makers of tomorrow. I demand the authorities to help us to study harder. I thank everyone who...
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These days its me who writes and reads letters at home and
Simon Mtonga
Sue Tinney
Obaidullah Durani
"Teachers play a critical role in enabling students to learn to read in the early grades. However, not all teachers have the essential skills and knowledge required to effectively play this role."

20 schools in Sindhuli district in Nepal are supported by World Vision under Education Recovery Project. As a part of the project, teachers from the selected schools have been trained on Literacy...
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Teachers play a critical role in enabling students to learn to read
Ashis Chakraborty
LIVE: "It takes a world to end violence against children" campaign launch in Geneva
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Many of the 168 million children in #ChildLabour live in conflict & disaster affected countries. We’re teaming up with The International Labour Organization in saying it’s time to act.

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Many of the 168 million children in ChildLabour live in conflict disaster
Trust Matanda
Several countries across South Asia and Pacific region experienced various disasters this past week. World Vision is on the ground, providing emergency response and Disaster Risk Reduction programs to help those affected. Read more, and look through our gallery, here:
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Several countries across South Asia and Pacific region experienced various disasters this
Lefa Mokatsa
Ronald Kankya
Abdulrahman Nameer Tareq
"World Vision is making sure these children don't fall between the cracks."

World Vision President, Kevin Jenkins, explains World Vision's work in registering and helping unaccompanied, separated and orphaned children who arrive in northern Uganda as part of the South Sudan refugee crisis. Every day approximately 2,000 refugees arrive in Uganda, and about 100 of them are children without an...
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Mary Ellen Albert
Ousman Kambai
Nona Sybesma