Recent Posts By Marilee Pierce Dunker

Women who inspired World Vision's founding father

My father, Bob Pierce, first traveled to China in 1947 with Youth for Christ. World Vision wasn’t even a twinkle in his eye. But years later, he would write, “My own world vision from God was sparked on that first trip.” Among the people who ignited that spark were women who were determined to change the world in Jesus’ name.

More than a dream

Much of World Vision's work involves meeting people's physical needs -- but what can also result is an emotional change.

When people aren't worried about where they'll get nutritious food, clean water, education, or healthcare, they're given freedom to dream about the future. On a trip to Romania, World Vision's Marilee Dunker saw this transformation firsthand.

Read on to find out how one family felt the courage to dream because of World Vision's work.