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.
Yes, you can give goat poop for Christmas. Or bee vomit. And the crazy thing? These gifts will actually change lives.
Here are the top 5 Christmas gifts that may surprise you…
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.
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!
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!
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!
The holidays are upon us—a season of thanks, love, and spending time with family, but also of sharing food with loved ones.
Learn how to make Thai fried rice—a common local dish in Thailand—and explore how food is a global language for all we share it with.
As the world celebrates International Artist Day today, join us in honoring Ibrahim—a painter from Mosul, Iraq who was displaced from his home two years ago.
His powerful work captures the heart and soul of a Christian artist whose home has been destroyed by a war that is intensifying today.
See Iraq through his eyes.
Not only does emergency food aid help keep people alive and nourished in times of crisis, it can also give them a sense of normalcy during times of trauma and change.
See how innovative projects through the World Food Program are empowering people like Saeeda—who was displaced from Mosul, Iraq two years ago—to cook her favorite recipes from home.
And try making Dolma yourself!
On the plains of Mongolia, the cuisine is focused on meat and dairy, especially for nomadic herding families.
See what it's like to cook in this harsh climate, and try a recipe at home … "buuz," traditional Mongolian steamed dumplings!
When it comes to children’s nutrition, food quality is more important than quantity. Without the right foods, malnutrition can still limit a child’s development and weaken the immune system.
See how new recipes and cooking techniques are helping to keep children healthy in Nicaragua!
Today, October 16, is World Food Day. We're celebrating food because we believe that everyone deserves food for today and for tomorrow.
After visiting Kenya with us this summer, food blogger, author, and photographer Dennis The Prescott shares what this means to him.
When you think of rural farming communities in Africa, do you picture technologies like smartphones and kitchens with gas stoves?
See how innovative technologies are changing the way people farm and cook in Rwanda!
Josephine in Uganda makes 650 banana pancakes every Sunday and sells them at church for a penny each. She raises her 13 children and grandchildren on that income: $6.50 a week.
See what it's like to make this recipe, and how love and prayer keep her going.
Our goal is to provide sustainable clean water and sanitation to every person in every place where we work. To achieve this goal, we have to make our methods even better!
See the specific ways in which we’ve partnered with a research institute to do this, and meet the people whose futures are already changing for the better.
There have been more than half a million cases of the Zika virus so far across 47 countries.
Focusing on the five most affected countries, which are in Latin America, we're working to empower communities to combat the virus by learning new behaviors that help prevent and treat the disease.
Our photo series shows how!
Scarlett teaches elementary school in the Dominican Republic. This World Teachers' Day, see how we are working with teachers like Scarlett to help new first-grade students be successful at reading … by doing something that hadn’t been done before.
This is the story of two fathers in Honduras: Jose Gustavo, a farmer who is motivated by his faith and the loss of his daughter Maria Paula, and Hector, whose 16-year-old daughter Janeth helps him grow coffee.
Read how overcoming poverty through sponsorship and economic development helps to defend childhood and enables children to experience full lives right where God planted them.
Children spend 7 hours a day on screens, but what if screen time can be a positive thing?
Blogger Haley Bodine writes about how she cultivated compassion with her son and helped shape his character with Focus on the Family’s Adventures in Odyssey.
Read about their Odyssey Adventure Club and start your 14-day free trial!