How Covid-19 Changed the Global Hunger Crisis
Elisabeth Rickard Sep 20, 2021 3:22:58 PM

Appeals to remember the world’s hungry aren’t new here — for every success story of a child recovering from malnutrition, there’s yet another desperate mother wondering how she’ll feed her children today. And the sad...

Motherhood: the hardest job
Asmaou and her children2021 World Vision/photo by Tabita Soumaila

It’s often said that being a mother is the hardest job in the world. But when you live in one of the world’s poorest countries, the hardest...

World Health Day
Lisa M. Anderson Apr 7, 2021 9:11:51 AM

This past year drove home the importance of handwashing. We’re buying soap by the gallon and scrubbing our hands a little longer as we do our best to stay safe from COVID-19.While the U.S. has taken strides in...

WOMEN AND GIRLS ON THE GLOBAL STAGE: WHAT DO CSW65 AND GENERATION EQUALITY MEAN?
Marta Galambos Mar 12, 2021 3:11:02 PM
How can women and girls, in every society, participate effectively as full and equal members of their communities?

I first became interested in this question as an undergraduate partnering with global communities to...

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...