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...

A Teacher's Love
Johnny Lopez May 20, 2019 3:28:41 PM

The school bell rings, children run outside to the playground. It’s recess time. All of the children are playing and having fun, except for Gabrie, an 8-year-old 3rd grade student who is heading to the principal’s...

Childhood Restored
George Sarkar May 15, 2019 4:22:00 PM

My brother Sabbir and I were staying on the street of a transportation terminal and watching out for passengers carrying heavy bags, rushing to offer them porter service - carrying people’s packages and bags for...

That moment when you realize your child’s life will be better than yours.  A happy mother’s day.
World Vision Staff May 7, 2019 12:59:12 PM

Meet Bilkis, a 38-year-old mom in Bangladesh and her teenage daughter Sadia. Those smiles were rare three years ago when they were both working in a shrimp factory just trying to survive. Before World Vision started...

The Joy in Child Spacing
Mutinta Chiseko Mar 29, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Previous Mukombwe, 40, is a blissful and high-spirited mother of eight beautiful children, four boys and four girls. She is married to Airman, 46, who is a peasant farmer. Growing up in a poor, remote village,...

Freed from forced marriage, Sabina helps others
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Feb 5, 2019 11:53:56 AM
A World Vision Child Protection Officer meets with Sabina* (r) and Kibset* (l) at Morpus School

Sabina, a 15-year-old girl in West Pokot, Kenya, has escaped a forced marriage and is working to prevent...