New Mindset Empowers Farmer
Mutinta Chiseko Oct 20, 2021 2:52:45 PM

“Life was hard. I could only feed my family one meal a day and that was not assured,” says 47-year-old Able Mwewa, a father of nine in northern Zambia.

Agnes Discovers Her Strengths
Maria Kaitesi Oct 18, 2021 8:26:02 PM

Agnes Tuyizere, 31, is a role model in her community. As a mother of two children, she started from nothing, but now runs a thriving poultry business. A few years ago, she lacked confidence, doubting that she had the...

A New Generation
Nadia Castro Aug 20, 2021 12:00:00 PM

It’s an early morning in the mountains of western Honduras and a cold breeze fills the air. Three brothers finish their breakfast of warm coffee, beans, and tortillas before heading out to the fields. Juan Cortez...

The Fruit of Cooperation
Paul Nkhata Aug 11, 2021 5:16:43 PM

Sainani Phinifolo remembers the frustration of trying to sell his farm produce. In many African countries, farmers do not reap the expected dividends from their farming because they are cheated by local vendors who...

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...