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...

Coronavirus Makes it a Double-Edged Sword
Collins Kaumba Jul 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The wave of fear remains as the coronavirus continues to impact many lives all over the world. Forty-two-year-old Florence Hachiyona of the Moyo community in southern Zambia likens the COVID-19 era as “facing a...

World Refugee Day: When life is upended
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 19, 2020 2:25:23 PM

We’ve likely all had an experience of life changing in an instant. Maybe it was the birth of a first child, the unexpected loss of a loved one, or bad news about a job. Whatever it was, life was irrevocably altered...

Rumi Becomes a Coronavirus Hidden Hero
George Sarkar Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The impact of COVID-19 has changed the entire world. In one community in Bangladesh, a Hidden Hero has emerged to help slow the spread. Meet Rumi, a 16-year-old who lives in a slum with her parents and brother Rummon...

What Every Mother Wants
World Vision Staff May 8, 2020 7:23:37 AM

Ask any mother what she wants more than anything in the world, and she’ll likely say, “for my children to be safe, healthy, and happy.” For mothers living in extreme poverty, this gift is hard to come by … especially...

A Healthy Baby Born HIV-Free
Mutinta Chiseko Apr 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“It’s a miracle that my daughter is alive today,” says Sonya Hamboya, a 25-year-old widow in southern Zambia.

Sonya is a vibrant mother of two adorable kids, a boy and girl, 11 and 5, respectively. She lives with her...

What if we didn’t have clean water or soap to wash our hands?
Dr. Greg Allgood Apr 6, 2020 3:25:34 PM

World Vision’s expertise in the prevention of the spread of infectious disease has never been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most important activities to prevent the spread of the virus...

Safe Delivery at Last
Mutinta Chiseko Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Teresa with her last born son

While health facilities play a critical role in preventing stillbirths and improving new born survival, most women in some rural, isolated communities in Zambia were, until...

The Quiet Heroes of Nyakabale
World Vision Staff Dec 11, 2019 4:37:37 PM
Florence & her second born using the tippy-tap

No one knows better than Florence how the benefits of having community health workers in her village can be life changing. Last year, Nyakabale was far from...

Grasping At Straws
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Jul 20, 2019 12:58:00 PM

In the vast Semiarid lands of North Eastern Kenya lies Wajir town, in Wajir County, home to Kenyan Somali communities. For years the children and the communities in this region have suffered from waterborne diseases...