Why World Vision? In today’s Q&A, Jose Figueroa, senior director for Economic Development, explores the variety of ways in which World Vision works to economically develop communities to better support their children.
World Vision writer Kari Costanza has a personal connection to carpentry. Recently, she met Lemma, a carpenter in Ethiopia, whose story demonstrates the transformational power of economic development. See how a World Vision microloan and training changed his life.
Katie Swift, marketing project administrator for World Vision Micro, tells the story of Sam Mai, an entrepreneur from Cambodia who changed her life and the lives of her children through two World Vision microloans.
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.