World Vision

Works to ensure sustainable development and education for children from underprivileged backgrounds

  • Started: 1958
  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu


World Vision works with the mission of ensuring the comprehensive development and well-being of children which is measured in terms of access to healt Read morehcare, education, adequate care and equal opportunities for growth. To achieve its objectives, it works in multiple areas including education, nutrition, development, livelihood, gender, water, sanitation, humanitarian assistance, disability and hygiene. It allows donors to donate a sum of INR 800 per month to facilitate the well-being of a child. Donors can choose to donate for a period ranging from one month to two years. To achieve the all-round development of children, it works to make sure that underprivileged families and communities are equipped with necessary socio-economic resources to enable sustained economic development, education, healthcare and leadership development for children.


  • Child & Youth Development
  • Water
  • Disaster Management
  • Specially Abled
  • Food & Nutrition
  • Livelihoods
  • Sanitation
  • Education

Sub Sectors

  • Nutrition
  • Informal Education
  • Teacher Training
  • Child Rights
  • Girl Child
  • disaster-relief

Demographies Served

  • Children
  • Girls
  • Specially Abled


Reached over 26 lakh children, transforming 6252 communities across 25 States of India.


  • Water & Sanitation Programmes

    Its water and sanitation initiative works for providing access to clean drinking water for children and their families, promoting good hygiene & sanitation through the construction of toilets in schools, homes, communities and promoting open-defecation-free communities.

  • Livelihood Enhancement Programme

    Its livelihood initiative aims to enhance the economic conditions of families to provide better living conditions for children through economic assistance for better agriculture, livestock and small businesses.

    It also works to train youth for enhancing their employability skills. Through its humanitarian initiative, it provides life-saving support in times of disaster and works for the rehabilitation of affected communities.

  • Disability Assistance Programme

    It strives to provide specially abled children with equal opportunities ensuring confidence and self-sustenance. It acts to change attitudes over disability and works to make the voice of people heard by policymakers to positively affect policies and provide an inclusive environment.

    It helps by providing nutritious food, aid in surgery, mobility aids and equipment for children with physical disabilities, physiotherapy sessions to improve movement capabilities and quality education to specially-abled children partnering with renowned schools and colleges.

  • Education Programme

    Works to provide and ensure lifelong learning opportunities for children through infrastructure support in educational institutions, remedial education and strengthening school management. It also works to address and resolve the issue of malnutrition in children, pregnant women and mothers through counselling, programmes for emergency feeding, nutrition gardens, training health workers and development of infrastructure in government-run child care centres called Anganwadis.

  • Gender Development Programme

    Promotes gender equality by educating families and encouraging the elimination of gender-bias and through tuition centres for girl students, provision of cycles for the girl child and construction of toilets in schools. To ensure the development of disabled children, it works by creating and running disabled peoples’ organizations, providing wheelchairs, facilitating better infrastructure for children with disabilities and creating advocacy forums for disabled children. Its advocacy initiative is focused on creating an equal-opportunity environment for children by ensuring equitable access to services for children and their families.

Impact Metrics

  • Children aged 6-18 completed Life Skills Education for Transformation (LSET) modules

    Program Name


    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2018 37340
    • 2019 21332
    • 2020 30983
    • 2021 75387
  • Children with mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) less than 11.5 cm graduated to more than 12.5 cm

    Program Name

    Child health & Nutrition Program

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2018 19178
    • 2019 3863
    • 2020 2315
    • 2021 1558

Leadership Team

  • Madhav Bellamkonda

    National Director & Chief Executive Officer

  • Sony Varghese Thomas

    Group Director -Resource Mobilization & Public Engagement

  • Lisha John

    Senior Director- Finance & Corporate Services


Registration Details

  • PAN Card


  • Registration ID
  • VO ID / Darpan ID
  • 12A


  • 80G


  • FCRA



Project Location


No. 16, VOC Main Road, Kodambakkam

Offices in Cities


Projects in States

West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Delhi

Other Details

  • Type & Sub Type


  • Employees



Financial Details

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