As the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision brings clean water to one new person every 10 seconds. Here are five examples of our water work around the world.
Jesse, 16, saved his paychecks for nearly three years to build a home for a struggling woman and her children through the World Vision Gift Catalog. He sacrificed himself through physical labor and resisting temptation to spend his hard-earned money so that a family he doesn’t even know could have a better life.
Hurricane Florence made landfall over North Carolina on Sept. 14 as a Category 1 hurricane with 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge. It’s now bringing widespread and massive flooding.
World Humanitarian Day is held every year on Aug. 19 to celebrate aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. Learn about a World Vision worker’s experience in a refugee camp in Bangladesh.
Children with disabilities face barriers that often hinder them from receiving proper nutrition, humanitarian aid, or other basic services. We believe every child deserves the chance to reach their God-given potential. Join us to pray for children with disabilities.
More than half of the world’s children experience some form of violence every year. World Vision protects children and looks out for their well-being by ensuring communities and faith leaders are actively working to identify and support children in need; advocating for children’s rights; and providing for immediate needs, such as emergency shelter and essential care.
A group of 23 artists in Illinois has found a way to help refugees through their art — they paint portraits of Syrian children and give the proceeds to charity. They call it “Painting Syria’s Children: The Refugee Portrait Project.”