Empowering kids with choices
World Vision Staff Nov 21, 2019 7:19:14 AM

When we’re kids, it’s natural to wonder about what the future may hold. Kids who feel supported and safe have fun dreaming about what they’ll do when they grow up. But for those who don’t know their rights, the...

International Literacy Day: Recognizing the Critical Role of Reading
World Vision Staff Sep 6, 2019 1:02:00 PM
Lightwell is engrossed in reading his bookwhile sitting in a sun-drenched field. (©2018 World Vision/photo by Laura Reinhardt)

What would your life be like if you never learned how to read? If these words...

That moment when you realize your child’s life will be better than yours.  A happy mother’s day.
World Vision Staff May 7, 2019 12:59:12 PM

Meet Bilkis, a 38-year-old mom in Bangladesh and her teenage daughter Sadia. Those smiles were rare three years ago when they were both working in a shrimp factory just trying to survive. Before World Vision started...

Farmers save their land by re-growing trees
Kathryn Reid Apr 19, 2019 9:30:00 AM
Salamatou Ilia, 65, stands next to one of 120 trees she cultivates. She plants millet, sorghum, and cowpeas between the trees. Her harvest is much bigger since she started growing trees rather than cutting them...
An “acronym soup” that empowers moms and saves lives?
Lori Chuchu-Ryan Apr 8, 2019 9:47:38 AM

CHWs, ttC, 7-11, PDH. These aren’t just your ordinary acronyms. They stand for the very simple, very powerful approaches World Vision is using to strengthen health care systems and save the lives of moms and...

World Water Day: How World Vision is responding
Chris Huber Mar 21, 2019 9:11:41 PM

In celebration of World Water Day, we’re sharing some of the ways that World Vision provides clean water. We currently reach one new person with clean water every 10 seconds. In doing so, our actual work...

What's "right" with this picture?
Lori Chuchu-Ryan Mar 5, 2019 6:56:05 PM

Isabelle, the one smiling in the blue sweater, is 16 years old. What’s right?  She is healthy. She is carrying crystal clear water from a tap just minutes from her home.  She is in school.  She’s among the top...

Girl Power Stops a Child Marriage
Ajitson Justus Mar 1, 2019 12:00:00 PM
One of Basanti's Girl Power Groups

“As a neighbor, I saw the wedding related activities and got suspicious,” says Rojina, a 16-year-old from a village in Basanti. She knew Ajmira from school and was...

World Vision helps end harmful traditions
Kathryn Reid Feb 5, 2019 1:16:42 PM
After 20 years, a circumciser in Kenya laid down her tools—a knife and a razor blade. World Vision helps girls, boys, and communities to stand against the dangerous, damaging practice of Female Genital...
Five ways we help children experience the love of God
Andrea Peer Jan 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Nearly 3.5 million children and youth participate in World Vision discipleship and values education to strengthen their faith, their relationships, and their sense of self-worth. (©2018 World Vision/photo by...