A Big Dream for protection and potential
Elisabeth Rickard Jan 15, 2021 2:41:53 PM

We all know the power words can have over us when we’re young. If our value is affirmed by our family or community, we feel empowered and confident to pursue dreams. But if we hear negative or belittling words about...

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...

Jolly “Unlocks” Her Joy
Maria Kaitesi Jan 5, 2021 10:54:06 AM

Before 9-year-old Jolly started going to the reading camp, she could hardly read a word. Her grades were poor and this affected her results for her various subjects at school. Just like many children in her community...

World Vision completes a campaign to raise $30 million to bring water access to everyone, everywhere we work in Rwanda
World Vision Staff Jan 4, 2021 4:52:37 PM

Despite unprecedented obstacles, including a global pandemic, World Vision is celebrating the achievement of a major milestone towards the goal of providing basic clean water access to everyone, everywhere we work....

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...

The Anti-Trafficking Warrior Who Will Fight Against ‘Anything’
Ajitson Justus Dec 16, 2020 3:42:04 PM

“I love to meet the group because we learn different things,” says Sumona. “I also feel secure coming to the group. If anything happens, we can get help from the group.” If anything happens? What is this ‘anything?’

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How we’re protecting children from hunger
Andrea Peer Oct 30, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Our historic global response to the COVID-19 crisis is delivering life-saving assistance by any means necessary. Learn how a boat in Brazil is bringing food relief to hungry children. 

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...

Visually Impaired, But Not in Despair
Maria Kaitesi Oct 8, 2020 12:01:00 PM

Uwitonze Kambali conveys a spot-on meaning to the common quote, “Disability is not inability”. Kambali, 19 years old, is blind, but that did not discourage him from pursuing his dreams of being able to fend for...