The Well of Hope
Mutinta Chiseko Jan 24, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Cheelo & her daughter at the new well

For the Mweene family of Hamoombe village in southern Zambia, April 18, 2016 will always remain one of the most painful days - a day with memories of deep sorrow. It was...

A Savings Group Saves the Day
World Vision Staff Jan 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM
Elezeti & Lufelo now live happily

It is windy and the air of Ntambo community’s bare horizon is fully engulfed in dusty particles, flickering through the twilight. It is difficult to see as we drive on the...

Safe Delivery at Last
Mutinta Chiseko Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Teresa with her last born son

While health facilities play a critical role in preventing stillbirths and improving new born survival, most women in some rural, isolated communities in Zambia were, until...

Achieving the Impossible
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Dec 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM
Taulo & Rosemary in front of their new home

Taulo Banda, 42, proudly showed me the electricity cable that taps power from the national grid to his house. “A few years ago, I would never have believed that...

An Electrifying Tale of Transformation
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Dec 11, 2019 4:40:55 PM
Joyce & Pontino switching on the lights at home

No sooner had Joyce (36) and Pontino (44) flicked on the lights, than brightness filled their house. Their faces beamed with delight. They could not hide their...

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...

Two Sides of a Canal
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Aug 16, 2019 11:52:00 AM
Bernard and his wife on their farm

In the Mpika Area Program of northern Zambia, World Vision is hard at work. Farmers have been introduced to the Economic Empowerment program called THRIVE—Transforming...

Against All Odds - Kathryn’s Story
Alfonsias Haamanjanji Jun 29, 2019 1:07:00 PM

We had no sooner pulled into her village compound, when Kathryn rushed out of the vehicle to embrace the four little girls she now calls her sisters. Her aunt dropped a bundle of small sweeping sticks and in her...

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...