A violent past, a hopeful future

With its murder rate and levels of violence, Central America is among the most dangerous regions in the world outside of active war zones. Battles are waged between heavily armed gangs -- and, much like war zones, it is often the innocent who are most affected.

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    Kisongo Trek: The real deal

    World Vision Experience provides interactive ways for communities across the United States to share a glimpse into what poverty looks like in the developing world and to understand first-hand the work that World Vision is doing to break the cycle of poverty.

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      Witnessing real love

      Today, World Vision Child Ambassador Paula Hemphill describes how God is using her to advocate for children -- despite her fears -- and showing her what real love is.

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      God calls out nobodies. He takes people with ordinary lives and works extraordinarily through them. David. Abraham. Me.

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        Jennifer Shaw: An incredible gift of love

        Singer, songwriter, and World Vision Artist Jennifer Shaw writes about her recent trip to the Dominican Republic and the life-changing experience of meeting her sponsored child, Melandia.

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          Why World Vision? For so many reasons

          For the past 11 weeks, we’ve brought you an in-depth look into World Vision’s work around the world and why it’s effective. I had been working for World Vision for less than three months at the time we began this series, so developing all of this this content has been an amazing learning opportunity -- and a steep learning curve!

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            Why World Vision? We are accountable

            For every $1 donated to World Vision, we are able to send $1.30 worth of services to the field. At World Vision, we are committed to our donors and to the communities in which we work, and we are accountable for good stewardship of the resources entrusted to us.

            Today’s infographic demonstrates how World Vision leverages your donated dollars to provide the maximum impact for the children we serve.

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              Our disaster response: First in, last out

              People living in poverty are more vulnerable when disasters strike. With over 90 percent of deaths caused by natural disasters occurring in developing countries, World Vision's community development approach is essential to strengthening communities in advance of disasters. But we're also pre-positioned to respond so we can start our relief work immediately when a disaster strikes.

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                [Video] Sheila Walsh: Seeing the bigger picture

                The World Vision Artist Program is celebrating a great milestone: 1 million children sponsored over the past 25 years! We've asked a few of our artists to reflect on what it has meant to partner with World Vision in helping children have hope for the future.

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                  Why World Vision? Breaking the cycle of poverty

                  Poverty is a deeper issue than a simple lack of resources, which is why World Vision takes a holistic approach to community development in order to address all of poverty’s complexity. Though money won’t solve poverty alone, Economic Development is still a vital component to breaking the cycle. Today’s infographic explores how World Vision develops communities economically.

                   

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