World Refugee Day: When life is upended
Elisabeth Rickard Jun 19, 2020 2:25:23 PM

We’ve likely all had an experience of life changing in an instant. Maybe it was the birth of a first child, the unexpected loss of a loved one, or bad news about a job. Whatever it was, life was irrevocably altered...

It Takes A Household Cluster to Bring Clean Water
Maxine Kampire Apr 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Water from a rusted pipe flows down through the grass to a nearby swamp, leaving a trail of orange sediment. “That is the iron in the water. It has rusted the pipe and turned the grass and soil orange,” says...

Transforming a Village—One Latrine at a Time
Mary Atuheire Feb 14, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Grandson Brian at the new tippy-tap

When Florence got married in the 1980’s, her new home didn’t have a latrine. Though she had come from a home with one, she never asked her husband about it. For over 30...

The Quiet Heroes of Nyakabale
World Vision Staff Dec 11, 2019 4:37:37 PM
Florence & her second born using the tippy-tap

No one knows better than Florence how the benefits of having community health workers in her village can be life changing. Last year, Nyakabale was far from...

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...

Grandfather lives his dream
Uganda Donor Liaison Team Dec 29, 2018 10:25:00 AM
Wilson is conducting one of his training sessions with Grace during her 5th pregnancy. 

At the age of 67, Wilson Masiga might consider slowing down and enjoying his seven children and forty grandchildren....

Ending preventable suffering and death for moms and their babies
Kathryn Reid Apr 3, 2018 11:41:24 PM

Nearly half of all child deaths under the age of five occur within the first month of their lives*, despite marked improvement over the past 30 years. That’s about 2.6 million babies a year. More than 7,100 a...

Orphaned infant a "gift from God"
World Vision Staff Mar 30, 2016 3:13:23 PM

Little Isaac came into this world with the odds stacked against him. His mother died the day after he was born. He was so small people were afraid to touch him, let alone take him in as one of their own. Most...