Join with us to pray for the Caribbean, specifically World Vision’s work in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Haiti is the least developed country in the Western Hemisphere. The Dominican Republic enjoys a stronger economy, but still 40 percent of its residents live in poverty. Both countries struggle with the lingering effects of major natural disasters.
In 2017, Oregon teacher Tammy Belau made a bet with her students: “Raise money for clean water and finish first in the Global 6K for Water race and you can cut off my hair.”
Kamryn Thackrey walked the Global 6K for Water so other children won’t have to. Her prayers for Cheru in Kenya were answered, and this year she’s ready to get more people to help.
Please pray with us for World Vision’s work in South America — Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Brazil. While many of these countries are still recovering from years of internal violence and political instability, each faces unique challenges today.
Join us to pray for Central America — for World Vision’s work in the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. In many areas of Central America, gang violence, drug trafficking, and the lasting effects of past wars make life especially difficult for children and their families.
An estimated 507,000 people have fled Myanmar as refugees to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, according to the International Organization for Migration. Most of them are living in informal settlements with little or no access to food, clean water, sanitation, or healthcare.
In the midst of all the conflicting headlines you see each day, you’ve probably heard about the Africa hunger crisis. Here are a few basic facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
Why are millions of people displaced in Iraq? Learn what World Vision is doing to help children and families affected by the conflict and the fight to retake Mosul.