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...

Every day is Earth Day with World Vision’s programs
Elisabeth Rickard Apr 20, 2021 4:59:37 PM

This Earth Day, we’re highlighting the importance of good environmental stewardship and the difference it makes for people living in poverty. For many of us in Western contexts, caring for the planet is a choice we...

Customers at Friday’s Fingertips
Paul Nkhata Dec 16, 2020 3:42:10 PM

Born and raised in the rolling hills of Kandoli, in Malawi’s Nkhata-Bay district, Friday Zimba, 46, is well. Friday and his neighbors have learned new ways to farm through World Vision’s Transforming House-hold...

FIVE International Days about Poverty and ONE World Vision Solution
Elisabeth Rickard Oct 9, 2020 5:03:28 PM

Welcome to THRIVE week, where we honor five national and international days that all connect to our efforts to end extreme poverty. From World Food Day to the International Day of Rural Women, World Vision has one...

THRIVING on Poultry
Jimmy Gahima Oct 9, 2020 4:21:49 PM

In Rwanda, about two-thirds of the population are farmers with very small plots of land. At least half of these farmers are women. World Vision, through its THRIVE project, has helped to organize small groups of...

Their Hope is THRIVING
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Oct 9, 2020 4:02:29 PM

Gabriel (56) and Regina Nkuta (48) proudly showed me their newly built house with its sheet metal roof. The last time I visited them, they were living in a grass-thatched house. A sheet metal roof signifies upward...

Hope for Honduras
Dr. Greg Allgood Sep 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, World Vision staff traveled to Honduras to see how World Vision is addressing the root causes of emigration from Honduras to the United States, and empowering families to have hope...

A useful way to think about disaster risk in a time of Covid-19
Christopher Shore Apr 17, 2020 7:35:45 AM

Thanks to Covid-19, most of the world is getting an up-front-close and personal course in disaster management.  One of the keys to good disaster management is understanding risk.  World Vision does a lot of work in...

Empowering Women to THRIVE
World Vision Staff Feb 28, 2020 8:53:59 AM

THE COST OF HOLDING WOMEN BACK

Although women make up almost half of the agricultural workforce across Africa — and perform 80% of the labor on smallholder farms — millions of them don’t have access to financial...

A Passion For Farming
Esther Chidodolo Feb 25, 2019 11:44:00 AM

“When I saw these children living in desperate conditions, my heart broke and I asked their mothers if I can take them with me and raise them.” Magdalena pauses for a moment and takes a deep sigh with her head bowed...