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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

This International Women’s Day, help turn the tide for women and girls — with clean water
Lisa M. Anderson Mar 3, 2021 1:02:18 PM

Don’t let March 8 slip by this year — it’s simply too important to overlook. International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate women and their the incredible social, economic, cultural, and political achievements...

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
Elisabeth Rickard Feb 5, 2021 4:19:19 PM

Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Learn how we’re uniting to end this harmful practice that holds girls back from achieving their potential.

5 Reasons to share your blessings on Giving Tuesday
Elisabeth Rickard Nov 30, 2020 2:01:05 PM

At World Vision, we’re big fans of Giving Tuesday. This “global generosity movement,” started in 2012 as a day for doing good, occurs the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year, that’s December 1. It’s a chance to...

Hunger pushes children to extremes as pandemic continues
World Vision Staff Nov 20, 2020 5:58:42 AM

World Children’s Day is a time to promote and celebrate children’s rights. But this year, the rights of children are in greater jeopardy than they’ve been in decades. The economic impact of COVID-19 will double the...