Taking this straight out of the report. Here are some achievements by World Vision Malaysia in 2016:
- 57,074 children from 32 ADPs in 15 countries were sponsored by 43,912 kind-hearted Malaysians. 2016 new adoptions: 7,337 children.
- 30,000 Malaysian youths participated in the 30-Hour Famine and raised RM2.4 million.
- 545 Malaysian children and their families in Tulid Community Development Programme, Sabah benefited from improved quality of life.
- 1,255 volunteers helped in administration, roadshows, fundraising and campaigns.
- RM52 million were raised for the year.
In terms of financial management, World Vision continued to keep administrative expenditure under 20%; in fact, it was 14.12% only last year.
In the same report, they also shared the following stories:
- A Boy With A Man’s Heart — Hung (16, Vietnam) puts his education on hold to be the breadwinner for the family following his father’s paralysis.
- Equipping Local Communities, One At A Time — A unique partnership in Tulid, Sabah allows the poor to master agricultural skills and fund their own children’s education.
- South Indian Flood Emergency Response — Documents World Vision’s effort in the monsoon flood that caused 500 casualties and 1.8 million people displaced in Nov 2015.
You can find the same report on their website at www.worldvision.com.my.
Read more about my experience volunteering with World Vision Malaysia by clicking here.