Sylvester’s Dream of New Shoes
Jimmy Gahima May 25, 2019 1:48:00 PM

Sylvester always wondered why his family did not have the basics necessities to raise him and his five siblings, ranging from ages 10 to 23 years. He used to ask a lot of questions of his mother after school, like...

Farmers save their land by re-growing trees
Kathryn Reid Apr 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM
Salamatou Ilia, 65, stands next to one of 120 trees she cultivates. She plants millet, sorghum, and cowpeas between the trees. Her harvest is much bigger since she started growing trees rather than cutting them...
Cultivating Our Dreams
Esther Chidodolo Mar 25, 2019 1:51:00 PM

Mayoka village is surrounded by beautiful mountains and a big river that flows around the village. It’s hot and dry and area farmers are working their farms, preparing for the next short rainy season. Approaching...

A Woman of Economic Influence
Paul Nkhata Mar 15, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Grace and her son inspect the corn

Lack of economic independence is one of the plights of many African women, especially in rural areas. In many African countries, men are the bread winners. This was true of...

A Passion For Farming
Esther Chidodolo Feb 25, 2019 11:44:00 AM

“When I saw these children living in desperate conditions, my heart broke and I asked their mothers if I can take them with me and raise them.” Magdalena pauses for a moment and takes a deep sigh with her head bowed...

A Journey to Success
Johnny Lopez Jan 9, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Gladys picking peppers 

Every morning, Gladys wakes up and runs into the kitchen for breakfast. Her mother, Olga Campos (37) prepares her a healthy meal; Soy milk, green tortillas made out of vegetables,...

A Changed Mind, Heart and Pocket
Paul Nkhata Dec 21, 2018 8:08:34 PM

Liyana Zenasi hails from Zenasi village in Chilenje Area Program in Malawi. She is married to Enosi and together, they have 4 children, age ranging from 6 to 18. For years, they have engaged in rain-fed subsistence...

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
Andrea Peer Oct 17, 2018 4:19:43 PM

Global leaders have committed to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.  And for the first time in modern history, the world is coming to the collective realization that it is possible to completely end extreme poverty...

World Vision's 'forest-maker' wins prestigious international award
World Vision Staff Sep 25, 2018 4:34:14 PM

A humanitarian’s painstaking work to transform desert-like landscapes into thriving forests and farmland has been hailed a game-changer for combating famine and deforestation.

World Vision’s Tony Rinaudo has won the ...

Lesotho Pastor using Empowered Worldview receives Commonwealth award from Queen Elizabeth
World Vision Staff Aug 24, 2018 5:18:11 PM

The Empowered Worldview is a biblically-based training and action learning curriculum created by World Vision and other partners.  Its central purpose is to build a deep acceptance and understanding that all humans...