From thousands of miles away, a letter and a package filled with small gifts — from stickers to hair ribbons — mean the world to a sponsored child.
When a shipment filled with clothes, blankets, school supplies, bikes, and towels arrived in Zambia in October, it was more than just another container of supplies — it was the 5,000th international container of gifts-in-kind products World Vision had shipped.
Now in its ninth year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 6.7 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope, and another 6.2 million people are displaced within Syria.
World Vision partners are key in fulfilling our mission to serve and equip children in need o reach their God-given potential. Their hard work and generous donations are making a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need worldwide.
World Vision’s award-winning photographers travel around the world every year, capturing moments of God’s grace and faithfulness as we follow Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. They bring back stories that inspire us to action and compassion.
Since Aug. 25, 2017, more than 740,000 people from Myanmar have fled to Bangladesh because of extreme violence in northern Rakhine State. Most identify as Rohingya, a Muslim minority ethnic group. Impoverished and living in camps, they depend on aid for survival.
World Vision is on the ground before, during, and after disasters to help children and families not just cope, but thrive.
The 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus disease in West Africa was the “largest, most severe and most complex Ebola epidemic” in history.