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Himaya, Philippines

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Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, World Vision was able to work alongside communities to accomplish the following in 2012.

Christian Commitment

  • 3,479 children participated in Bible study activities, during which they received spiritual nurture and learned about the importance of education.

Economic Development

  • Provided 3,429 families with training to start small businesses, helping to improve their economic circumstances.
  • Supported 1,833 families with access to small business loans.
  • Organized 120 community savings and credit groups, supporting 2,113 members with improved financial security.

Food and Agriculture

  • Helped 502 families start home gardens to provide nutritious food and an additional source of income.
  • 224 farmers started vegetable gardens, enabling them to sell produce in local markets and increase their household income.

Healthcare

  • 74 malnourished children received support through a nutrition program, improving their health and nutritional status.
  • 99 families received training in proper nutrition, working to improve the health and well-being of children.
  • Mothers attended cooking demonstrations to learn to prepare nutritious meals for their families.

Water and Sanitation

  • Organized a community campaign to promote healthy environmental sanitation practices, working to reduce the spread of disease.

Education

  • Helped renovate classrooms in eight local schools and provided new equipment, improving the learning environments for 1,742 children.

Birthday Celebration

  • The celebration opened with prayer and devotions, then children played games and received gifts.

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