Monthly Archives: November 2016

Working to serve the most marginalized: people with disabilities

Working to serve the most marginalized: people with disabilities | World Vision Blog

Alexa reads a braille book made by her teacher in the Philippines through World Vision’s All Children Reading partnership. (Photo courtesy of All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development grantee, Resources for the Blind)

This Saturday, December 3, is International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Hear from our international development expert about how poverty and disability go hand in hand, and how World Vision is working to empower and include those with disabilities in our work.

The gift of a baby blanket

The gift of a baby blanket | World Vision Blog

Margaret received a baby blanket for Esther, who was sick with pneumonia. (Photo: ©2013 World Vision/photo by Sylvia Nabanoba)

Are you ready for Giving Tuesday tomorrow? Early donations today will count toward the Thirty-One Gifts match up to $2,000,000 of product!

Blogger Rachel Teodoro writes about the impact this partnership made last year to help keep newborns warm. Read her story and give!

Loving through our differences at Thanksgiving

Loving through our differences at Thanksgiving | World Vision Blog

Syrian refugees in Lebanon. (Photo: @2014 World Vision/photo by Jo Currie)

Especially as we come together with friends and family during the holidays, we can find ourselves so easily divided by differences.

But we can overcome our differences by focusing on what we have in common and loving our neighbors the way Jesus showed us, both here and across the globe.

This Thanksgiving, Rich Stearns encourages us to pray for those—like refugees—who don't have the homes, food, and family we celebrate today.

Magical moments in the kitchen

Magical moments in the kitchen | World Vision Blog

9-year-old Rosemary cooks nshima in Zambia. She dreams of becoming a chef! (Photo: ©2016 World Vision/photo by Jon Warren)

Cooking with your grandmother, sharing a meal with family—these are some of the special moments we look forward to during the Christmas season, or remember fondly from past holidays.

For 9-year-old Rosemary, the magic of cooking and eating together is a big part of her dream to become a chef!

See what's making Rosemary's dream possible.

Addressing the root causes of emigration in Honduras

Addressing the root causes of emigration in Honduras | World Vision Blog

Photo: ©2016 World Vision/photo by Chris Huber

The best way to address emigration is through a comprehensive community development effort that unleashes the incredible spirit of the Honduran people. World Vision has been able to tap into their faith and spirit, and it's creating opportunity that is stopping emigration and transforming lives.

See our four-year plan to help bring clean water and a path to a prosperous future to Honduras!

Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind

Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind | World Vision Blog

Girls age 10-14 listen as a youth engagement officer leads them in a discussion on HIV prevention, care, and treatment in Mozambique as part of World Vision’s USAID-funded DREAMS program. (Photo: ©2016 World Vision staff)

As a former physician practicing in a busy maternity ward in a hospital in Africa, Gloria Ekpo has seen the devastation of HIV and AIDS up close.

But she’s also seen progress.

Read how we’re working to leave no young woman behind and to empower them toward an AIDS-free generation!

Recipe: Honey flan and beehives in the Dominican Republic

Recipe: Honey flan and beehives in the Dominican Republic | World Vision Blog

In the Dominican Republic, we're supporting a beekeeping association of 15 farmers who are working to earn better incomes for their families by raising bees and producing honey.

Food blogger Melissa Bailey of Hungry Food Love visited them with us last April. Meet these amazing men and women with her, and try the honey flan recipe Melissa developed based on her trip!