Rumi Becomes a Coronavirus Hidden Hero
George Sarkar Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The impact of COVID-19 has changed the entire world. In one community in Bangladesh, a Hidden Hero has emerged to help slow the spread. Meet Rumi, a 16-year-old who lives in a slum with her parents and brother Rummon...

A Voice For Children
Samuel Gamusa Jun 12, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Marcellina is a 16-year-old, grade 10 student at St Joseph Chepterit Girls High School and marvels when she considers how fast life has changed in just three years. She now epitomizes the future of a changed society.

Gabriella's Happiness
Fred Tumusiime Jun 5, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Mugombwa, a refugee camp in southern Rwanda, currently hosts over 10,400 Congolese refugees. Gabriella, a 7-year-old girl in Mugombwa, smiles every time she washes her hands after using the toilet because she...

What Every Mother Wants
World Vision Staff May 8, 2020 7:23:37 AM

Ask any mother what she wants more than anything in the world, and she’ll likely say, “for my children to be safe, healthy, and happy.” For mothers living in extreme poverty, this gift is hard to come by … especially...

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...

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...

Gender Equality Restores a Family
Mutinta Chiseko Apr 30, 2019 11:15:00 AM

Gender equality is essential to human development. Many women in Zambia have suffered unequal treatment simply because they are female. Josephine (28) of southern Zambia, is one of these women. Josephine is a...

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...

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...