A Family Transformed—Maruf’s Joy
George Sarkar Oct 20, 2021 2:58:26 PM

“I do not want to work again at the fish market,” says 13-year-old Maruf. His parents and brother loved Maruf very much but could not provide him with anything but food. Maruf worked instead of going to school. He...

Akhi’s Amazing Transformation
George Sarkar Oct 20, 2021 2:33:08 PM

World Vison and Akhi have been on an amazing journey together. Akhi was saved from a life of child labor, but she was too old to return to conventional school. So, World Vision assisted her with vocational training...

World Refugee Day: Spotlight on Syria
Kathryn Reid Jun 17, 2021 5:33:29 PM

The 10th anniversary of the Syrian civil war slipped by unnoticed for many, falling just four days after the one-year mark of the WHO’s declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic. This World Refugee Day, recognized...

FGM Has No Place In The Modern World
Samuel Gamusa Mar 31, 2021 4:01:22 PM

Daicy sat pensively in the training room. No one could fail to notice how her feelings alternated between excitement, disappointment and sadness. It was clear that she was experiencing an emotional roller coaster as...

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Elisabeth Rickard Feb 5, 2021 4:19:19 PM

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Learn how we’re uniting to end this harmful practice that holds girls back from achieving their potential.

A Big Dream for protection and potential
Elisabeth Rickard Jan 15, 2021 2:41:53 PM

We all know the power words can have over us when we’re young. If our value is affirmed by our family or community, we feel empowered and confident to pursue dreams. But if we hear negative or belittling words about...

Protection in a Pandemic
Ajitson Justus Jan 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

The Sundarbans are made of mangrove islands, separated by rivers that merge into the ocean. Known for the Bengal tiger, these mangroves are as beautiful as they are dangerous. On one such isle lives 14-year-old...

The Anti-Trafficking Warrior Who Will Fight Against ‘Anything’
Ajitson Justus Dec 16, 2020 3:42:04 PM

“I love to meet the group because we learn different things,” says Sumona. “I also feel secure coming to the group. If anything happens, we can get help from the group.” If anything happens? What is this ‘anything?’

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Hope for Honduras
Dr. Greg Allgood Sep 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, World Vision staff traveled to Honduras to see how World Vision is addressing the root causes of emigration from Honduras to the United States, and empowering families to have hope...

COVID-19: Safe At Home
Samuel Gamusa Sep 28, 2020 5:32:31 PM

Ann Ndululu is a 14-year-old sponsored child who started the year in high spirits and looked forward to transitioning to her new school. Mumbuni Girls Boarding School is a prestigious school in Machakos County that...