In this guest blog post, sewing YouTuber Melanie Ham gives a tutorial about how to sew a simple drawstring bag that you can make and send to the sponsored child who chooses you! Read about Melanie’s experience traveling to Ecuador last month, where she met the child who chose her, and watch how to make this simple, special gift.
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World Vision Ignite: Building friendships across the globe
A new World Vision program is igniting a passion among high school students for the world’s hardest places! Hear from our partner school’s principal how this new curriculum is making the world’s issues — and some new friends — real for his students.
Rohingya refugee crisis: 5 signs of hope I never expected
Kindness, dignity, and hope might not be the traits you’d expect to find in a refugee camp. World Vision writer, Kari Costanza, didn’t either. But when she visited the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, she was surprised by the hope she found there. Learn five signs of hope she never expected to find among refugees.
Top 5 Mother’s Day gift ideas that may surprise your mom
Read our top five Mother’s Day gift ideas that cover all the basics she gave to you. But most importantly, ones that show her you’ve learned her greatest lesson: empathy for others.
Patricia Heaton’s mission for clean water in Rwanda
Actress Patricia Heaton considered a career in missions before her acting career took off. But God’s plan for her on mission isn’t over! Join Patricia on her recent trip to Rwanda to visit children like Delphin who are in desperate need of clean water.
Rice casserole recipe: The clean and the dirty … water
What does it really mean to only have access to dirty water for cooking, cleaning, and drinking? Food blogger Taylor Kiser of Food Faith Fitness recreates this issue in the kitchen while cooking a rice casserole with clean water … and with dirty water.
8 reasons why the Syrian refugee crisis still matters after 8 years
March 15, 2019, marks eight years since the Syrian refugee crisis began. With reports of the war in Syria almost over and after eight years of hearing about and caring about this crisis, does it still matter? Compassionate voices come together with a resounding yes.
Matthew 25 Challenge: The beauty of the incarnation
What if there were aspects of the incarnation — God being in the world in a physical way — that included us today? As we begin Lent this year, pastor Greg Holder reflects on World Vision’s Matthew 25 Challenge and how it helped his church make God’s love an action.
Beautiful feet: A story of medical missions
As a surgeon, our friend Dr. Paul Osteen spends several months each year doing medical missions in Africa. Through this work, he and his family witness God’s miracles of healing performed by compassionate believers: the hands and feet of Christ on earth. This is the story of one of those miracles.
Meet Pastor Roman in Honduras with Amazing Grace
God brings people into our lives in his perfect timing. When a team from our partners at Amazing Grace Life ministry visited Honduras, they made themselves available to the Lord. Great things happened! Read how.