World Vision thanks U.S. House of Representatives for passing key hunger resolution
Highlights The legislation condemns the use of starvation as a weapon and supports a strong U.S. food security response WASHINGTON (December 1, 2022) – Global humanitarian organization World Vision applauds the passage of House Resolution 922, Condemning the use of hunger as a weapon...
World Vision Expresses Grave Concern About Global Food Crisis
World Vision Expresses Grave Concern About Global Food Crisis, Calls on Congress to Approve Additional International Food Assistance SEATTLE (May 11, 2022) —World Vision President and CEO, Edgar Sandoval Sr., issued the below statement following testimony of David Beasley, executive director of the World...
World Vision commits US $500 million to fight global malnutrition
Highlights World Vision will commit $500 million of private funding to tackle malnutrition over the next five years and will also allocate an additional $700m in nutrition grant-funded programmes. The aid agency’s investment will mean that more than 1 million children will avoid malnutrition. (December 14, 2020) — World Vision International’s President and Chief Executive Officer, Andrew...
Iota slams catastrophic winds and intense rains against Central America
“All program areas of World Vision in Honduras, where we care for the wellbeing of vulnerable children and their families are affected by this devastating hurricane,” said Karen Ramos, public engagement director in Honduras.
World Vision statement in support of Home Education
We believe that empowering and supporting families to care for their children’s needs, including their education, is an appropriate response to the pandemic.
World Vision statement on funding hold to World Health Organization
The WHO plays a critical role in providing surveillance and preparation of emerging disease outbreaks around the world. A halt in funding to WHO could put the U.S. at risk of a coronavirus resurgence or other pandemics in the future.
Leading Humanitarian, Development, and Global Health Organizations Urge Congress to Reject Cuts to Foreign Assistance
World Vision, along with humanitarian, development, and global health organizations Bread for the World, CARE, Catholic Relief Services, InterAction, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, ONE, Oxfam, PATH, and Save the Children, are calling on Members of Congress to protect the International Affairs budget in Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) despite the Administration’s proposed 24 percent cuts
World Vision Welcomes the Launch of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative
The Administration’s launch of the first-ever whole-of-government approach to Women’s Economic Empowerment marks an important moment for women globally.
Joey Logano Foundation to award $10,000 to World Vision for relief efforts in Hurricane Michael
World Vision received a grant from the Joey Logano Foundation to help provide relief to families impacted by Hurricane Michael.
World Vision US Statement on Central American Migration
World Vision is deeply concerned for the health and safety of children and families fleeing the violence in Honduras and we urge that measures are taken to appropriately care for these children while they are on the move.
Fact Sheets and Extras
OCHA Humanitarian Snapshot: Unaccompanied child migration from Central America (PDF)
On 2 June 2014, the US president
declared an “urgent humanitarian
situation” for the wave of
unaccompanied children crossing
the US - Mexico border from El Salvador,
Guatemala, Honduras and Mexico.
Opening our hearts to the little children (LINK)
Blog by World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns
A violent past, a hopeful future (LINK)
A blog by Heidi Isaza.
World Vision bloggers report hope in Guatemala (LINK)
Author Micha Boyett with her sponsored child Heydi on a World Vision trip to Guatemala. (©2013 Laura Reinhardt/World Vision)
Faith leaders on kids at the border: Give us the children (Time Magazine LINK)
Mother Teresa inspired millions at the 1994 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., when she told attendees how she responded to mothers with unwanted pregnancies. “We have sent word to the clinics, to the hospitals and police stations: “Please don’t destroy the child; we will take the child.”
The solution to the Central American refugee problem is a thriving Central America (onFaith LINK)
If we’re serious about the refugee crisis, we must deal with the source of the problem before someone reaches our borders. Op/ed by World Vision U.S. President Richard Stearns.
U.S. religious leaders embrace cause of immigrant children (New York Times LINK)
After protesters shouting “Go home” turned back busloads of immigrant mothers and children in Murrieta, Calif., a furious Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, the Roman Catholic archbishop of New York, sat down at his notepad and drafted a blog post detailing his shame at the episode, writing, “It was un-American; it was unbiblical; it was inhumane.”
U.S. border crisis: Unaccompanied children (Storify LINK)
Tens of thousands of children from Central America are making a dangerous journey north to escape violence and poverty -- unaccompanied by adult guardians. What could possibly go wrong?