World Villages for Children

Helping children break free from a life of poverty

Registered Charity Number: 1058973

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    Science is a vital part of a good education

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    Teaching practical skills means our students get the best chance at sucess

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    Prior to gaining a place in our school many of our children are malnurished

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    We also operate pre-school in some areas

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    Some of our students in Chalco



World Villages for Children provides financial support to the charity programmes of the Sisters of Mary. Founded in 1964 by Father Aloysius Schwartz, the charity was established to provide care and support to the thousands of orphans and street children living in poverty in South Korea following the Korean War.

World Villages for Children helps poor and abandoned children break free from a life of poverty by providing them with food, clothing, medical care and a fully accredited education, including extensive vocational training relevant to local industries and businesses. The work is carried out by the Sisters of Mary, who each year care for 20,000 poor boys and girls in villages in the Philippines, Mexico, Guatemala, Brazil, Honduras and South Korea. In 2020 we hope to expand into Tanzania with a new Girlstown in planning which will serve 250 children.

After graduation, the Sisters of Mary help graduates find good jobs, for example in the Philippines our graduates boast an almost 100% employment rate after graduation due in part to on the job traing we organise for our students. We also encourage & witness them supporting their families and local communities, thus extending the impact of their work to many more living in poverty in the wider regions of these countries.

So far, the Sisters have transformed the lives of over 150,000 children living in poverty. Remembering us in your will can help the Sisters to extend their support to even more children in desperate need of our care.

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World Villages for Children Sackville House
40 Piccadilly


Phone: 020 7629 3050
Fax: 020 7287 3147

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December 2017 December 2016
Total Income £3,408,696 £3,568,238
Total Expenditure £3,613,251 £3,378,512

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