Kenya’s worst drought in 40 years has left 4.1 million people facing a shortage of food and water as farmers struggle to adapt to changing climate and weather patterns.
The fluid situation in Ukraine is not lost on Edgar Sandoval, the CEO for World Vision, a global nonprofit organization.
“This could get worse really fast,” he said.
“The world is experiencing its worst hunger crisis of modern time,” Edgar Sandoval Sr., president and CEO of World Vision, told RELEVANT. “There are 49 million worldwide on the brink of starvation, and half of those are children.”
Fresh off a recent trip to Kenya where he visited several food insecure communities, Edgar Sandoval Sr., president and CEO of World Vision USA, recalled how the pandemic, compounded by the war in Ukraine, climate shocks and inflation, has turned the once looming hunger crisis into a present danger for nearly 4 million people in the East African nation and millions of others around the globe.
Under an acacia tree in Kenya’s drought-ravaged north, malnourished infants feed on sticky mouthfuls of a nutrient-dense peanut paste long used to prevent child starvation in disasters across the globe.
In the face of deteriorating political, socio-economic, and environmental conditions, hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing northern Central American countries. Recognizing the urgency and complexity of this evolving crisis, and the need for innovative and collaborative solutions, FP has partnered with World Vision and the World Bank on a first-of-its-kind simulation focused on resilience. Tune in…
‘There’s a real threat that 30 years of progress in our fight against extreme poverty could be reversed,’ World Vision US President Edgar Sandoval Sr. said. In Senegal, Christian relief staffers worked with Sunday school and Quran teachers to reduce stigmas about COVID-19 as they distributed masks.
S006 E007 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8 What does being pure in heart mean to you? President and CEO of World Vision USA EdgarSandoval asks Victor Doungel, a young man with cerebral palsy, what it means to be pure…
Commercials on the Super Bowl often go viral. But in 2015, it went the other way, as a viral spot from YouTube stormed halftime of the big game, extending its already impressive reach and inspiring the culture to dismantle a phrase that was literal evidence of girls’ confidence drop at puberty.
A man was traveling alone on a dirt road when he was attacked by a gang of robbers. They stripped him of his clothes, beat him, took his belongings and left him in the ditch, clinging to life. Over the course of time, three travelers, also journeying down the same path, see the naked, bloodied victim on the side of the road. Only one stops to help.
Like many people, COVID-19 has shrunk my life down to the walls of my home. As the president of World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization that works in nearly 100 countries including in the Unites States, normally I’m on the move. Most months I log thousands of miles traveling around the U.S. and to some of the most remote corners of
Imagine being uprooted, under fire, on the run for more than nine years. You and your family becoming dreadfully accustomed to the earsplitting whine of incoming airstrikes. Being all too used to grabbing only what you can carry and fleeing for your life. Becoming a grim expert on catching a few hours of sleep in a makeshift tent or outside.