Organizations

World Vision International

About World Vision International

World Vision is the largest child-focused private charity in the world. It employs around 40,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries. The organization impacts the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty. Through World Vision every 60 seconds a family gets water, a hungry child is fed, a family receives the tools to overcome poverty. World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world and creating lasting impact that will live on in generations to come. It serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.

Work area

Advocacy, Education, Campaigns

Motto

For children. For change. For life.

Country Offices

Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Burundi, Cambodia, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Kenya, North Korea, South Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Palestine, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Senegal, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Timor Leste, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia

Quickfacts

Founded: 1950
Location (HQ): United Kingdom
Scope: Global
Focus area: Children, Education, Food, Health, Poverty, Refugees, Water

Does this organisation offer paid Internships?

No

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Ada Hasanagic

Ada Hasanagić is a human rights professional currently working as a researcher at the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Previously, Ada graduated with honors from the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology and the University of Buckingham in the fields of Political Science and International Relations. Also, she earned a master’s degree in Democracy and Human Rights from the University of Sarajevo and University of Bologna.