Every child, regardless of age, race, gender, wealth, or birthplace, has a basic right to live free of fear and want. Yet millions of children have their child rights denied and their childhoods stolen from them by abuse, exploitation, or slavery.
What she thought was love lured Felistus into child marriage, but real love from family, church, and community in Zambia returned her to thrive at school and sports.
Everything you need to know about Hurrican Dorian, including maps, updates, and FAQs.
Catastrophic flooding from Cyclone Idai and Cyclone Kenneth affected close to 2.2 million people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. Idai and Kenneth were two of the top five worst storms to ever hit Mozambique. Together, they’ve caused an unprecedented amount of damage. World Vision staff are providing shelter, food, and clean water to families in need.
Two-time Olympian Lopez Lomong, a Lost Boy of Sudan, was kidnapped and imprisoned, spent 10 years in a refugee camp, and was eventually adopted by a U.S. family. Today, he continues to run and to raise funds and advocate for clean water and South Sudanese refugees.
As a teenager and sponsored child in Colombia, Mayerly Sanchez co-led a Children’s Peace Movement that was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. She’s still fighting violence with love.