A Light of Hope: The Loveness Story
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Dec 6, 2018 6:00:36 PM
Loveness at home

At only 17, Loveness has had her share of suffering. Having lost her father when she was only five, her mother has struggled to make ends meet, especially after her health began to...

Trained mom helps others avoid danger
World Vision Staff Dec 5, 2018 4:34:51 PM
Martha became a member of her local Safe Motherhood Action Group after giving birth to eight children without any of the knowledge she now shares with her pregnant neighbors. Her lack of knowledge nearly cost...
A call to serve
Mutinta Chiseko Nov 19, 2018 4:16:42 PM

After spending close to three hours on a bumpy, wet road, we finally arrived at our destination. It was a rural village with a cluster of 1-room structures made of mud and wood with thatched roofs. The village is in...

A borehole helps reduce calamities
Mutinta Chiseko Nov 19, 2018 4:13:59 PM

“I lost my pregnancy because my village had no proper water source,” says Kanyanga Muyenga, a 25-year-old woman from Western Zambia. Kanyanga is a young, single mother of two adorable children, a 10-year-old girl...

Youth gain leadership skills and confidence in ministry
World Vision Staff Nov 3, 2018 5:06:55 PM

“Trial and error,” “no clear direction,” “no teaching, no nothing”—these are the words that teachers at Kaboson Primary School in Kenya used to describe how they taught the weekly Christian Religious Education class.

God created us. He can mend us.
World Vision Staff Nov 3, 2018 4:56:54 PM

Jimmy Recodia (pictured right) knew he was leading a double life.

On Sundays, he was the obedient son of a well-respected village pastor in the Philippines and was attending college to become a teacher.

But during...

'Together, we are part of something big'
World Vision Staff Nov 3, 2018 4:48:33 PM

Diego’s life revolved around his gang member friends, who gave him a sense of belonging that he didn’t find with his family. Despite living on the streets and being constantly high on drugs, somehow he managed to...

Raising up young leaders for Christ
World Vision Staff Nov 3, 2018 4:39:51 PM

The sun beats down on the iron sheet metal that covers Potter’s Restoration Fellowship Church in Changamwe, Kenya, creating oven-like temperatures inside.

But 12-year-old Vanessa (pictured right) leads the children’s...

From embarrassment to celebration in Malawi: Sanitary rooms help keep girls in school
Charles Kabena Aug 21, 2018 2:47:43 PM

Instead of celebrating adolescence, 19-year-old, mother of two, Malita, recalls days filled with pain and societal seclusion, which resulted in her dropping out of school. Malita remembers that she and her female...

Better Father. Better Partner. Better Life.
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Jun 14, 2018 10:01:56 AM

Estella and Augustine Nsabika’s story is one of family and faith, a strong demonstration of how World Vision is helping vulnerable households in Zambia climb the rungs of the economic ladder and increase their...