'Hope' Child Forum Teaches Community about Coronavirus—Ayesha is a Hidden Hero
George Sarkar Jul 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“When our first three coronavirus positive cases were detected and declared by our Bangladesh government, our program community people in the slums became very afraid of COVID-19. The first time they heard of the...

COVID-19 Aftershocks - Economic tsunami hits the poorest
Christopher Shore Jul 17, 2020 12:35:12 PM

On July 7, 2020, World Vision released a major report called Out of Time. World Vision gathered field-level data from 24 countries. We surveyed 14,000 households in Asia, over 2,400 small business owners across...

Changing Hearts
Johnny Lopez Jul 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Karla, 14, and her father, Pastor Pedro, live in La Palmas, Honduras. Together they are making a difference in the lives of children in their neighborhood. “I’m part of the youth club [called] ‘Building friendships.’...

Sahinoor Helps Protect Neighbors from Coronavirus
George Sarkar Jul 2, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“Just the week before [the] lockdown started in our area I filled my store with new goods. I brought mostly the kitchen items like [the] electric kettle, fan, iron, gas stove, and rice cooker. I invested all the...

A Voice For Children
Samuel Gamusa Jun 12, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Marcellina is a 16-year-old, grade 10 student at St Joseph Chepterit Girls High School and marvels when she considers how fast life has changed in just three years. She now epitomizes the future of a changed society.

Screaming for Help
Ajitson Justus Apr 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Kumari* is 15 and studies in the 10th grade. She is part of a World Vision ‘Girl Power Group’ where she learned how to protect herself from abuse. She was taught three steps: she must scream, she must get away, and...

My Sister is Missing
Ajitson Justus Apr 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Jamila is the leader of the Jorna (Bengali for “waterfall”) Girl Power Group (GPG). The GPG meets every Sunday afternoon and they dutifully sign their names in a register. “In case some girls don’t show up, we go to...

Amena Finds a Safe Place to Grow
George Sarkar Mar 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Eleven-year-old girl Amena is a gifted child. She draws good portraits. She learns to dance so quickly. She sings folksongs so well,” says Moitry Snal, Child Protection project staff of World Vision in...

Hanging On To Her Dream
Samuel Gamusa Mar 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Three years ago, Sharon’s life resonated with American President Franklin Roosevelt’s famous quote, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” She was born and raised in North Pokot, Ken-ya,...

A Safe Haven for Children in Conflict
Samuel Gamusa Feb 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Inspector Juliet works to solve cases against children in the Child Protection Unit of the Kapenguria Police Station

Inspector Juliet Tuwei, 34, recalls an incident that happened six months ago. What she...