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...

Zero Tolerance for FGM
World Vision Staff Feb 5, 2020 2:09:21 PM

Vivian's Story

Vivian’s story is rooted in poverty. She says, “My dad married four wives… I had so many problems.” She and her siblings had to do odd jobs like selling firewood just to find money for food, and, even...

Restoring Hope and Sight
Johnny Lopez Jan 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

She became an example to everyone in the church. She gives hope and teaches the love of God to children during Sunday school and her smile brings joy to all that surround her. She is only 14 years old and at a very...

As Safe as a Girl Who Plays Football
Ajitson Justus Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Maya (center) back on the field

“They used to say in my village, that we should not play football (soccer) because it is a boy’s sport,” says Maya. “But I learned that it is my right.”

Maya turns 18 this...

Love Drives to Care
George Sarkar Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Iman takes Fatema in is new rickshaw

“I always take good care of my wife and children so that they feel my love and affection. The man who does not love his wife and children is not a human being to me,”...

Girl Power Groups Prevent Trafficking
Ajitson Justus Dec 13, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Dipa reflects out her window

Dipa is 17 years old - a tall, yet petite girl, very shy and soft-spoken. One day not so long ago, she was lost in the bustling city of Delhi. She was hurrying back to the home...