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World Vision has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional work in the areas of poverty eradication, access to education, gender empowerment, and health.
Children like Samuel need life-saving deworming medication. Tragically, because of poverty, these drugs are often in short supply in places where they’re desperately needed, leaving many children in pain and at risk of death.
World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child seeks to fill the funding gap as federal budget cuts and economic woes bring less money to urgently-needed programs for clean water, health services, and child protection.
The percentage of people living in extreme poverty dropped from 43.1 percent to 22.4 percent between 1990 to 2008, according to a recent United Nations report.
With the goal of bringing water to 30,000 people in Kenya, a former Chicago area pastor aims to run the equivalent of 3,243 miles in 21 consecutive weeks.
New low-cost drilling technology will increase access to clean water and allow local people to form their own well-drilling businesses.
World Vision’s Kari Costanza documents her night under a bed net — a crucial line of defense in malaria-prone regions where the preventable, treatable disease has already caused suffering and death for so many.
After two years of fighting, the prolonged conflict in Syria risks leaving an entire generation of children scarred for life, says a new UNICEF report.