World Vision believes that working at the community level is the best solution for sustainable development. All week, we look forward to sharing with you our holistic model and the effectiveness of coming alongside a community working to become free from poverty.
Be sure to check back throughout the week to see a beautiful photo blog, a video, and a Q&A with our community development expert!
Happy Mother’s Day! All week, we've asked bloggers to share their thoughts on motherhood -- and the importance of caring for children who have experienced the loss of a parent. Today’s final post in this series comes from Carole Turner.
In honor of Mother’s Day tomorrow, we've asked bloggers this past week to share their thoughts on motherhood -- and the importance of caring for children who have experienced the loss of a parent. Today’s post, the third in this four-part series, comes from Amanda White.
Ever wonder how your donations to World Vision make a difference?
Over the next few months, we're excited to share with you the vision of our ministry, exploring two areas -- how we work, and what difference it makes for those whom we serve.
Expect infographics, stories from the field, and Q&As with development experts each week as we highlight how our community development helps create freedom from poverty through a variety of interventions -- such as clean water, food, education, and economic development.
In honor of Mother’s Day this coming Sunday, we asked bloggers to share their thoughts on motherhood -- and the importance of caring for children who have experienced the loss of a parent. Today’s second post in this series comes from Jill Anderson.
Below is our second excerpt from the book, which explores God's plan for the world and how each and every one of us is called to a unique role in that mission.
In honor of Mother’s Day coming up on May 12, we asked bloggers to share their thoughts on motherhood -- and the importance of caring for children who have experienced the loss of a parent. Leading up to Mother’s Day, we will feature four different bloggers to remind us to appreciate mothers and care for those who are hurting. Today’s first post comes from Jessica Turner.
Below is an excerpt from the book, which explores God's plan for the world and how each and every one of us is called to a unique role in that mission.
As the Syrian conflict deepens, refugees are falling into debt just to survive, many of them unable to find work. Difficulties are rising for locals, too, as shopkeepers can't afford to restock their shelves and some residents lose their jobs to newcomers. Additionally, aid agencies struggle to provide relief, running out of funds.
The Gospels present a sweeping, holistic view of the lives Jesus calls us to lead as His followers. But modern-day Christianity tends to sell this message short: We go about our daily routines believing that if we live morally, respect each other, and believe in Christ, we’re all set.
When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Far Rockaway neighborhood of Queens, New York, six months ago, storm waters rushed into the Challenge Preparatory Charter School. Shrimp, fish, and snakes swam in the lower-level kindergarten classrooms, including the one where Rosemarie Eshcevarria taught.
On May 12, 2008, I had plane tickets that less than three weeks later were to take me from Los Angeles to Hong Kong, and then on to Chengdu, China, the capital of Sichuan province in the southwestern region of the country. But that day, a massive earthquake struck Sichuan.
And just this past Saturday, another one hit.
Today is World Malaria Day! Join World Vision in remembering the lives devastated by this preventable, treatable disease -- and in our mission of eradicating it from the world.
Yesterday, part 1 of "The gossamer thread" brought you into the lives of three families who have seen malaria's tragic effects firsthand. Today's story is decidedly more hopeful: It highlights the miraculous change a few square meters of netting has brought about for another Mozambican family.
Tomorrow is World Malaria Day -- a moment to remember the lives of children, families, and communities devastated by this preventable, treatable disease that we can stop.
Today, we open a two-part series with the stories of three families in Mozambique who have been affected by malaria. Make sure you check back tomorrow to read about a family whose lives have been transformed by the simple miracle of bed nets.
Did you know that today is World Book and Copyright Day? Probably not -- but it's a great opportunity for us to highlight World Vision's commitment to education and literacy across the globe.
Here's a story from a World Vision area development program in Zambia, where we've distributed a total of 2,144 books and helped to promote literacy in communities there.
Microloans may seem small, but the real miracle of World Vision Micro is the life-changing impact these small business loans have on the entrepreneurs who receive them.
"Wild for World Vision! That’s what I am, and that was the theme of my 13th birthday party this year!"
Emily Hadigian turned 13 in January. But this year, she wanted to use the gift-giving part of her birthday celebration as a donation to World Vision, using it to help change the world.
As the Syrian refugee crisis deepens, World Vision is increasingly concerned about the risk of child marriage among girls as young as 12, as parents fleeing violence in Syria struggle to protect their children amid a deepening humanitarian emergency.