Restarting Businesses In The Wake Of Covid-19
Shaun Kempston Jul 12, 2021 4:32:15 PM

A year ago, the entire world was gripped by COVID-19 challenges. Today, many Americans are optimistic as new cases drop significantly, businesses and churches reopen, and life begins to resume. For some of us, it can...

Small businesses power the world
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 25, 2021 1:00:47 PM

By now, the stats are achingly familiar: For the first time in 20 years, the number of people living in extreme poverty is increasing. In the World Bank’s words, “the pandemic-induced global new poor [was] estimated...

UN decade on ecosystem restoration
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 3, 2021 5:01:05 PM

A THRIVE farmer puts ecosystem restoration into action

“I always say when you want, you can,” Genrri Herrera Ramirez says. This determined streak has put him on a journey of restoration — ecosystem restoration in...

Every day is Earth Day with World Vision’s programs
Elisabeth Rickard Apr 20, 2021 4:59:37 PM

This Earth Day, we’re highlighting the importance of good environmental stewardship and the difference it makes for people living in poverty. For many of us in Western contexts, caring for the planet is a choice we...

A Dark Cloud Turns Bright
Collins Kaumba Jan 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

One sad morning, a dark cloud hovered over Ceron Mumba’s family, swooping away their daily joy and hope. It seemed they had reached an end to their once glamorous future. On that day, Ceron’s husband, the only bread...

Empowered to Thrive
Maria Kaitesi Jan 5, 2021 11:04:59 AM

Jean de Dieu Simpuga had been employed in a bakery since 2019. The father of two had to travel two hours, every day, to the bakery. He worked long hours, leaving the bakery at 9pm. He was extremely exhausted and...

Customers at Friday’s Fingertips
Paul Nkhata Dec 16, 2020 3:42:10 PM

Born and raised in the rolling hills of Kandoli, in Malawi’s Nkhata-Bay district, Friday Zimba, 46, is well. Friday and his neighbors have learned new ways to farm through World Vision’s Transforming House-hold...

FIVE International Days about Poverty and ONE World Vision Solution
Elisabeth Rickard Oct 9, 2020 5:03:28 PM

Welcome to THRIVE week, where we honor five national and international days that all connect to our efforts to end extreme poverty. From World Food Day to the International Day of Rural Women, World Vision has one...

THRIVING on Poultry
Jimmy Gahima Oct 9, 2020 4:21:49 PM

In Rwanda, about two-thirds of the population are farmers with very small plots of land. At least half of these farmers are women. World Vision, through its THRIVE project, has helped to organize small groups of...

Their Hope is THRIVING
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Oct 9, 2020 4:02:29 PM

Gabriel (56) and Regina Nkuta (48) proudly showed me their newly built house with its sheet metal roof. The last time I visited them, they were living in a grass-thatched house. A sheet metal roof signifies upward...