Thriving and Dreaming Big
Paul Nkhata Apr 17, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Killion, aged 51, and his family struggled with life. Born and raised in Mng’ona village in the Chilenje community, he accepted the status quo of being a villager. Poverty was part of life. He never produced enough...

It Takes A Household Cluster to Bring Clean Water
Maxine Kampire Apr 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Water from a rusted pipe flows down through the grass to a nearby swamp, leaving a trail of orange sediment. “That is the iron in the water. It has rusted the pipe and turned the grass and soil orange,” says...

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...

‘Saving’ Her Future
Maria Kaitesi Apr 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“I enjoy spending time with my mother and showing her what we learn at school,” says 12-year-old Theonile. Anne Marie cherishes the moment her daughter Theonile arrives home from school each day. She is proud that...

My Sister is Missing
Ajitson Justus Apr 3, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Jamila is the leader of the Jorna (Bengali for “waterfall”) Girl Power Group (GPG). The GPG meets every Sunday afternoon and they dutifully sign their names in a register. “In case some girls don’t show up, we go to...

Water Tap Transforms Lambert’s Life
Fred Tumusiime Mar 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

It is early in the day and I have already lost count of how many times I have needed to use water. I have so far needed water to brush my teeth, bathe, prepare breakfast, drink coffee, and quench my thirst. With the...

Amena Finds a Safe Place to Grow
George Sarkar Mar 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Eleven-year-old girl Amena is a gifted child. She draws good portraits. She learns to dance so quickly. She sings folksongs so well,” says Moitry Snal, Child Protection project staff of World Vision in...

Hanging On To Her Dream
Samuel Gamusa Mar 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Three years ago, Sharon’s life resonated with American President Franklin Roosevelt’s famous quote, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” She was born and raised in North Pokot, Ken-ya,...

Training Helps Couple Rebuild Their Love
Samuel Gamusa Mar 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Judy Nyokabi Kimondo, 34, could no longer doubt her sixth sense. Deep down, she knew her marriage was on the rocks. She admits, “I got married 19 years ago to Charles at an early age and despite being blessed with...

Clean Water Motivates Nancy
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Mar 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“Imagine the sweltering heat in this Kerio Valley, all the sweating, and then there is no water to take a bath as you go to class as a teacher, it is very pathetic,” explains Nancy Chebii, a school teacher at Ayatya...