A space to be
safe

Half the world’s refugees are children. Show them God’s love, meet practical needs, and provide safe places for them to play and learn.

Stories of Courage

There are more refugees now than ever before in history. How does God call us to respond? Read their stories and learn how you can help provide shelter right where they are.

Sponsor a child in need

Sponsoring a child is a personal way to show God’s love to a child living in a high-risk area.

Sponsor a child in Albania and take a stand against issues like child abuse and violence.

Sponsor a child in Uganda and empower communities to prevent and respond to issues such as gender-based violence.

Sponsor a child in Bolivia and improve the health of vulnerable children in areas like improved nutrition and sanitation.

Hi, we’re World Vision.

We’re a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

Love comes
first

Motivated by our faith in Jesus Christ, we serve all people. No matter their religion, ethnicity, or gender.

Thriftiness
 

Keeping our costs down means your gifts make the biggest waves possible.

Targeting root
causes

Going after poverty’s symptoms is temporary. Going after its causes is permanent.

Hi, we’re World Vision.

We’re a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

News and stories from around the world

Your donations in action. Impact, updates, and current needs.

Voices

‘Nobody wants to leave home and the people they love’

World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. learned something true of all people: Nobody wants to leave home and the people they love. It’s tough to start over in an unfamiliar and often unwelcoming place, where you’re not treated the same as others and you have to work twice as hard for everything. But his situation was a far cry from the way some people leave their homes today.

Change Makers

How to talk to kids about refugees

Stories in the news show children and families who’ve endured tragic loss, terrifying violence, or painful injury. Experts widely agree that parents should shield young children from violent and disturbing news. But how can you explain the global refugee crisis in age-appropriate terms and help them become informed and empowered to help?