World Vision

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization that focuses its efforts on emergency relief, education, health care, gender issues, economic development, and child advocacy. World Vision partners with children and families to help them break the cycle of poverty using a community development approach.

Grants Received

GM-0029: Wheelchair Service Development Project

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    Award Period:
    January 01, 2014 to June 30, 2017

 Country: Kenya, India, Nicaragua, Romania, El Salvador  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), World Vision strengthens the consistency and sustainability of wheelchair service provision in Kenya, India, Romania, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. The Accelerating Core Competencies for Effective Wheelchair Service and Support (ACCESS) project bolsters the management and service capacity of local partners through stakeholder engagement and mobilization and local and national level advocacy efforts. By diversifying the range of available wheelchair products, World Vision fosters an enabling environment toward effective wheelchair service and management. Additionally, World Vision trains wheelchair service personnel to increase the human resource capacity for quality wheelchair service delivery in each country.

Keywords: Kenya, India, Nicaragua, Romania, El Salvador, capacity building, disabilities, training

GM-0048: Integration of Family Planning Services into Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health Programs, Food Assistance Programs, or other Non-health Sector Programs

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    Award Period:
    March 01, 2014 to February 29, 2016

 Country: Kenya  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), World Vision increases access to and use of voluntary family planning services through the integration of healthy timing and spacing of pregnancies and family planning into the Starting Strong project in the Garba Tulla district in Kenya.

Keywords: Kenya, family planning

GM-0061: Leahy War Victims Fund TEAM Project

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    Award Period:
    July 01, 2014 to June 30, 2015

 Country: Colombia  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), World Vision will enable more than 1,900 people with disabilities including victims of war, especially women and girls, to attain and maintain maximum independence. The project will catalyze and invest in existing government and NGO initiatives to remove key barriers to improved service provision in the short and long term with a special focus on women and girls. Additonally, the project will improve medical and rehabilitation training and service delivery and widen geographic coverage to support the current USAID Community-Based Rehabilitation program. 

Keywords: Colombia, APC, capacity building, disabilities, local capacity building, training