Our writer Shaun Kempston and his wife are very close to having a New Year Baby!
Hear from Shaun about this new addition-to-be for their family and how they've gone about choosing her name. And along the way, meet some of the babies we've met around the world in 2016.
#1 bestselling author Debbie Macomber is the spokesperson for our Knit for Kids program!
Today, see how it all began.
In 2015, our bloggers brought you stories live from Armenia and Cambodia; we featured guests like Max Lucado and Debbie Macomber; we covered crises that included Syrian refugees, the Nepal earthquake, and South Sudan; and we featured fiction for the first time during the holidays!
We’ve loved it all … which were your favorites? Find out below!
How do you survive a seven-month winter when you have next to nothing?
See how Hasmik's family survives in wintry Armenia, and how World Vision is helping to keep families like theirs a little warmer this winter.
Five-year-old Shelby in Kenya has cerebral palsy, and for a while she and her mother Anne didn't have the support that Shelby needed.
Through our USAID-funded ACCESS wheelchair program, not only does Shelby now have a wheelchair, she has ongoing clinical and social support!
Read Shelby's and Anne's story, and see the transformative difference the right wheelchair has made in their lives as well as across their community.
When our writer/photographer team Kari and Jon travel to the field, their mission is to capture amazing stories so they can virtually take you with them to those places.
Through the World Vision Experience, see how an interactive tour brings their stories of children like Sonali in Bangladesh even closer! And how you can experience it, too.
Happy Father's Day!
Working with fathers around the world is one of the most powerful ways that World Vision helps to create a world of equality and non-violence.
We invite you today to share in the transformative stories of five fathers that demonstrate the importance of positive, nurturing fatherhood.
Last summer, #1 bestselling author Debbie Macomber traveled to Kenya as the spokesperson for World Vision's Knit For Kids program to help hand out hand-knitted gifts of love!
For Debbie, knitting is more than an amazing way to help children around the world … it's also personal. Read her story!
“It feels like I am a million miles away from where I might have been, had God not interrupted my life from the course it was taking. I've gone from being a ‘Lost Boy’ of Sudan to a proud U.S. citizen who is loved and cared for by so many people in this country – no longer ‘lost!’” –Lopez Lomong
Today is Nelson Mandela International Day! In honor and remembrance of him, Aimee N'simire Manimani, former World Vision communications officer in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, reflects on how Nelson Mandela influenced her career as an aid worker.
Looking ahead to Valentine's Day on Friday, we want to give thanks for the love you have shown us, our work, and the children and communities we serve around the world. We can't do this work without you! Thank you for your love … we love you, too!
In today's photoblog, five teams here at World Vision each highlight one of their supporters that has been influential and inspirational to them.
The Winter Olympics opening ceremonies are today! As we look forward to the Sochi games, we bring you the story of Enkelejda in Albania, who competed in volleyball tournaments through World Vision's Librazhd community ... and had the life-changing opportunity to meet an Olympian!
As we approach the opening ceremonies of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia on Friday, we take a look back at the summer games of 2012 in London, and our friend and supporter Lopez Lomong who competed in the Men’s 5,000 Meter.
This photo series and video show Lomong running this past summer with Team World Vision in the Hood to Coast relay event in Oregon.
2013 was a very busy year! The social media team ran and supported a wide variety of programs and work, sharing joy, answering the question Why World Vision?, promoting books and films, and responding to disasters. Out of the hundreds of blog posts published this year, here’s a list of my – and your! – favorites.
Vote for your favorite! Whichever post gets the most comments below, I’ll look into doing a follow-up post later in 2014!
Today’s video tells the story of Salissou, an 11-year-old boy from Niger whose family is hard-hit by malnutrition. See what Salissou’s hopes are for his family, and how World Vision is helping.
If we’ve learned anything from visual social media — Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram — we know well how quickly and fully a simple photo can bring us joy! Today, let’s share joy with our online communities by sharing some of our favorite photos. Here’s a photo blog of favorites chosen by World Vision’s amazing team of photographers!