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Concern for the needs of mainland China

World Vision has carried out emergency relief work in China since 1982. In recent years, despite enjoying a rapid economic growth, China has seen the rise of various social issues, such as the rural-urban disparity in development and the widening gap between the rich and the poor. While the attention is on the country's economic achievements, the impoverished left-behind children, migrant children, orphans and children with disability are often neglected.

Left-behind Children

Left-behind children refers to those rural children whose parents have left for the city to work, that they have to live apart from their parents. More job opportunities and higher wages in the cities have drawn a large number of farmers to work in cities.
Due to the lack of direct support from their parents, left-behind children have to face their challenges from daily lives, studying and growing, resulting in them being more prone to having emotional or behavioural problems.

Migrant Children

Migrant children refers to children from rural area migrated to urban with their parents, the migrant workers. The parents, though working in urban area, cannot transfer their household registered at the rural area.
In China, the household registration system is linked with many important social welfare and services, meaning that migrant children are deprived of a wide range of social welfare and services, including access to urban public school.

Children Affected by Violence

Child abuse is still a sensitive topic in China, therefore it is normally invisible from official statistics, except occasionally mentioned in the media. Violence against children can take the form of sexual abuse, school violence, domestic violence etc. And the abusers could be peers, acquaintances, or even parents and care givers.

Children with Disability (CWD)

CWD are facing multiple aspects of discrimination. The stigma that disabled people are the burden of the society and they lack the potential to contribute has rendered them deprived of career and vocational training opportunities. Besides, the parents of CWD usually cannot access rehabilitation services, which is especially true among the low income families or rural families.

In 2019, World Vision Hong Kong supported 36 relief and development projects, of which 21 projects were funded by World Vision China Partners. Click here for information on Use of Donations.


Scope of Work

FAQs


  1. In FY2019, World Vision China Partners carried out development programmes in 11 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities across China, including Gansu, Shaanxi, Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Guizhou, Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Hunan and Jiangxi.
  2. World Vision China Partners is a monthly donation programme. With a donation of HK$100 or above monthly, donors can help World Vision implement a wide spectrum of development programmes, providing practical support to the needy in China, helping them overcome difficulties.
    • Education and Life Skills Training: Strengthen educational resources and facilities; support schools in rolling out life skills training; organize teachers' capacity building
    • Special Childcare Services: Provide rehabilitation, medical and education opportunities for orphans and children with special needs; provide capacity building for children welfare organizations' staff
    • Child Protection and Care: Establish children and youth centers to care for left-behind children, migrant children and street children; provide child protection awareness building for children, caregivers and stakeholders
    • Community Environment Improvements: Build and restore water and sanitation facilities, such as latrines and water supply; equip communities with disaster risk reduction capacity and facilities

    Donations will also be used to support relief and rehabilitation work, and promote disaster preparedness in China.

  3. World Vision employs various staff to be responsible for the planning, management, and supervision of development programmes. Auditors regularly audit our programmes to ensure the appropriate use of funds as well as the quality of projects.
  4. All World Vision China Partners will receive the annual summary reviews of World Vision Hong Kong, to keep you informed on our overall work progress and finances.
  5. Your monthly donations are used to support World Vision to implement various poverty-alleviation work in China. For the financial year 2019, over 90% of the total fund was used for the international relief and development programmes to help those in need.
  6. Yes, your donations are tax-deductible. To encourage charity donations, the HKSAR Government exempts up to 35% of assessable income or profits on donations to recognised charity organisations, and World Vision Hong Kong is one of them. 
    Donors will receive a receipt for their donations. In order to reduce administration costs and to better utilise our resources, an annual receipt listing the total donations over the past fiscal year will be issued to every World Vision China Partner and other long-term donors in April each year. 
  7. You can choose from direct debit, credit card, PPS, crossed cheques, our online payment system, or visit our office in person to make a donation. You can help us save on administration costs by choosing direct debit.
  8. Yes, you can terminate your donations to World Vision China Partners for financial or other personal reasons. Please call our Donor Services Hotline on 2394 2394 for termination procedures.