Zero Tolerance for FGM
World Vision Staff Feb 5, 2020 2:09:21 PM

Vivian's Story

Vivian’s story is rooted in poverty. She says, “My dad married four wives… I had so many problems.” She and her siblings had to do odd jobs like selling firewood just to find money for food, and, even...

Chief On A Mission To Restore Broken Relationships
Samuel Gamusa Jan 31, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Chief Julia shares her Celebrating Families methodology

The tranquility of Chief Julia Mwihaki Kamau’s office was quite noticeable. Her office looked like a counselling room, unlike that of a typical chief’s...

Free to Blossom
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Jan 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Catherine (right) collects clean water

We felt like we were on an island of large flat sheets of rock, separated from the rest of the villages by huge gullies and cliffs. Our driver meandered gently over the...

Faith Leaders Target Hygiene
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Dec 11, 2019 4:38:22 PM
Pastor Julius watches with a smile as his children wash their hands at the church hand washing kit

“Can I imagine a link between pastoral work and hygiene and sanitation? Hmm..., I can’t see the...

Thirst Quenching; Water and Spiritual Nourishment For Children
Samuel Gamusa Sep 2, 2019 1:12:00 PM
Victor (left) with a friend from Bible club

“There was a spiritual vacuum that existed among the pupils that needed to be filled.” That was the sentiment of Luke Masika (49), a primary school teacher and...

Grasping At Straws
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Jul 20, 2019 12:58:00 PM

In the vast Semiarid lands of North Eastern Kenya lies Wajir town, in Wajir County, home to Kenyan Somali communities. For years the children and the communities in this region have suffered from waterborne diseases...

The Rise of Daniel
Samuel Gamusa Jun 13, 2019 11:25:00 AM

It’s exactly 12:00 noon and I can feel the heat wave from the scorching sun as we make our way to Wetaa Primary School in Machakos County.

Our mission is to meet Daniel Katunga Mutuku (13), a grade 7 student, who is...

One Liter of Water
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya May 14, 2019 10:00:00 AM
Irene washing her son's face

We are greeted by two young mothers, as we inspect a borehole site and it’s imposing solar panel roof. Its size makes it a unique site in the hilly landscape. From here one can...

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...

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...