Meet 9-month-old Akusi in Kenya. During the hunger crisis she has become severely malnourished. She’s receiving treatment, but her weight is still dropping.
Nearly 10,000 refugee children have crossed from South Sudan into Uganda without their parents. Meet Moses, one of these unaccompanied children who now must wear the shoes of a father for his sisters. Learn how this responsibility weighs on him and how World Vision is helping to look after them.
In 2015, World Vision staffer Matt Stephens was in Nepal during the devastating earthquake. Two years later, he returns to witness how the disaster is impacting children and leading to a rise in hazardous child labor.
How much time do you spend playing with your kids each day? For many parents around the world, spending daily time with their kids isn’t automatic. In Armenia, see how we’re training parents to be more engaged in their children’s lives … and how the children are responding.
The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. Today, our writer — Kari Costanza — gives you a first-hand snapshot of five ways that hunger is changing the lives of people in Turkana, Kenya.
Growing up in rural Kenya, Sam Irungu knew the daily struggle of collecting dirty water from the early age of 5. Today, he works as a software engineer for World Vision! He attributes this change to God: an answer to his mother’s prayer to redeem the life of God’s children for a better tomorrow.
Many names help give meaning to a person’s life. For International Day of Happiness, we’re celebrating children around the world with the name Happy! Hear what makes some of our Happy-named staff happy, and see a fun way that you can bring a little happiness to the world today.
In 2013, World Vision President Rich Stearns met 10-year-old Haya in Jordan. The poem and letter she read to him that day became a pivotal moment in his life: “Do you ever think of the children of Syria?” Hear from Rich about the impact of that moment, and three and a half years later, join us in reconnecting with Haya.