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...

Murshida Lives Life Fully
George Sarkar Dec 11, 2019 4:38:49 PM

 

Murshida, 15, is the youngest child of Nachima, 46. She lives in the Bagmara community with her mother, sister Khaleda, 22, and her aunt. Murshida survived working in a shrimp processing plant for three...

God hears their cries
Sherree Funk Dec 9, 2019 7:49:42 AM

God hears the cries of children.  When Jesus said, “Let the children come to me,” (Matthew 19:14) he was speaking for God, who desires all of us, no matter how small, to go to him when we are sinking, in trouble, in...

Empowering kids with choices
World Vision Staff Nov 21, 2019 7:19:14 AM

When we’re kids, it’s natural to wonder about what the future may hold. Kids who feel supported and safe have fun dreaming about what they’ll do when they grow up. But for those who don’t know their rights, the...

This is Not a Place for Children
Ajitson Justus Aug 15, 2019 8:30:00 AM
Children are busy with their homework at the CFLRC 

When you walk into Kolkata’s largest red-light area, you will end up in an open space with some colorfully painted walls. The paintings have an elephant...

Innovative solutions improve refugees' lives
Kathryn Reid Jun 19, 2019 3:30:20 PM

Like children everywhere, Rohingya children in a Bangladesh refugee camp find joy playing together. Of the nearly 1 million refugees living in the camps, 55% are children. Despite difficult conditions, they...