World Refugee Day
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 16, 2022 8:00:00 AM

World Refugee Day: Compounding global crises

On World Refugee Day, June 20, World Vision joins with the U.N., the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and others to ensure the voices of refugees and ...

Hope restores as forests regrow
Elisabeth Rickard Apr 20, 2022 10:08:28 AM

Earth Day, first commemorated in 1970 in the U.S., is a chance to recommit to caring for the beautiful resources God has gifted our planet with — and to recognize the inspiring work that’s happening all around the world...

World Health Day
Lori Chuchu-Ryan Apr 6, 2022 8:02:08 AM

WORLD HEALTH DAY: Celebrating a milestone and not letting upThe global rates for mother and child mortality are unacceptable and heartbreaking. But progress is being made. On this World Health Day, we celebrate that...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: 15 million reasons to celebrate
Elisabeth Rickard Mar 3, 2022 8:51:51 PM

World Vision has been a leader in gender equality work for decades. It’s integrated into everything we do, because we know that when women and girls gain equal access and opportunity, everyone wins. Thanks to our...

The end of poverty begins with her.
World Vision Staff Oct 5, 2021 12:53:03 PM

Girls face unique obstacles to reaching their full potential, especially in the developing world. On October 11, we acknowledge the International Day of the Girl Child by shining a light on one girl’s tragically common...

Small businesses power the world
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 25, 2021 1:00:47 PM

By now, the stats are achingly familiar: For the first time in 20 years, the number of people living in extreme poverty is increasing. In the World Bank’s words, “the pandemic-induced global new poor [was] estimated to...

World Refugee Day: Spotlight on Syria
Kathryn Reid Jun 17, 2021 5:33:29 PM

The 10th anniversary of the Syrian civil war slipped by unnoticed for many, falling just four days after the one-year mark of the WHO’s declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic. This World Refugee Day, recognized...

UN decade on ecosystem restoration
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 3, 2021 5:01:05 PM

A THRIVE farmer puts ecosystem restoration into action

“I always say when you want, you can,” Genrri Herrera Ramirez says. This determined streak has put him on a journey of restoration — ecosystem restoration in his...

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 combating...

World Water Day
Lisa M. Anderson Mar 19, 2021 1:08:00 PM

Imagine a world where everyone has access to safe, clean water. That’s a world we’re getting closer to every day.

This World Water Day, March 22, World Vision is celebrating a significant milestone: Since 2016,...