Starting in 1950 with the Korean War, World Vision has responded to the most urgent disasters and humanitarian crises around the world, providing immediate aid.
MAY 1, 2015, PERU — Once, Quechua people were invisible. Then they were victims. Those who survived were marginalized. From 1980 to 2000, families in the Andean highlands were easy prey for Shining Path terrorists and the military. Both claimed to fight for them even while they killed them: peasant or terrorist — what’s the difference? Good has emerged from the horror. With World Vision standing with them, Quechua have become citizens. They’ve found the courage to speak truth. Today, they are part of Peru’s future.
In 1975, World Vision’s Operation Babylift evacuated 27 Vietnamese and 20 Cambodian orphans to the U.S. due to deteriorating conditions in Southeast Asia.
Rev. Steve Hayner, renowned Christian leader and World Vision partner, lived his final days with the same joy in the Lord that was the hallmark of his life.