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Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.

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July 6, 2012

July prayer focus: Pray for women and girls

In many countries, women and girls are extremely vulnerable to abuse and exploitation, and are not treated with the same respect as men. Join us in praying that women...

July 4, 2012

India: Monsoon rains displace 2 million

World Vision is also providing assistance to affected families.

July 2, 2012

Take a life-changing journey to Africa without leaving Seattle

As the city of Seattle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair, World Vision joins with other community members, businesses, and organizations to mark...

July 2, 2012

Lopez Lomong, former ‘Lost Boy’ to run for U.S. in Olympics

Olympic athlete Lopez Lomong is partnering with World Vision to bring help and hope to children and families in South Sudan.

July 2, 2012

VIDEO: A special bond between a child and his sponsor

Sponsorship is often described in terms of the assistance it brings to a child, family, and community. But the story of Debora in the United States and her sponsored boy...

July 2, 2012

Hungry kids can’t wait as G20 ponders malnutrition solutions

At the G20 Summit, no specific commitments were agreed upon as to how the 20 wealthiest countries would respond to current or future food crises — much to the...

June 29, 2012

Myanmar takes steps to free child soldiers

An agreement signed by Myanmar’s government will release child soldiers from the Myanmar armed forces and prevent further recruitment of soldiers under the age of 18.

June 28, 2012

Simple, inexpensive interventions: The key to surviving to 5

Preventable, treatable causes of death threaten the lives of children who haven’t even reached their fifth birthday, as highlighted by the story of 2-year-old Emelinda...

June 27, 2012

What if the government doesn’t think you exist?

This is a reality for nearly 20 percent of Nicaraguan children who do not have a birth certificate. Lack of this critical document prevents children from accessing...

June 26, 2012

Chad: Hunger and malnutrition affect children and adults alike

As a historic drought and hunger crisis continues to put lives at risk across Africa’s Sahel region, no one — not even the adults who are responsible to care for...

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