Sarafina wanted her children to have a bright future — built upon the foundation of education. But she and her husband struggled to pay for their children’s schooling and dealt with marital conflict as a result. When World Vision started savings groups in her community, Sarafina was one of the first to sign up. With the tools she’s learned through the training and the confidence she’s gained from running her own business, she now understands the value she can bring to her marriage, her family, and her community.
A group of Guatemalan women in a World Vision savings group had big dreams. Together and with the support of World Vision and their community, they learned how to manufacture and sell chocolate to help provide for their families. In the process, they’re also learning their own worth.
In rural Jamalpur, Bangladesh, Monika Khatun is transforming her family’s livelihood by adopting improved farming practices. As her small plot of crops flourishes, she shares her wisdom with others.
In late 2015, World Vision launched Every Last One (ELO) — a $1 billion capital campaign over eight years to make life, hope, and a future possible for 60 million people. Explore the work that has already been done, and help us make an even bigger impact faster.
God sees His daughters as beautiful, strong, and worthy of respect. Around the world, however, many millions of women and girls are not respected. Join us as we pray for women and girls all around the world, that they may live the abundant life God intends for them.
Discover life lessons from inspiring women whose faith, resiliency, courage, and wisdom has transformed their own lives, and could transform your own.
Globally, girls in developing countries often miss school while on their periods. By missing class for up to a week each month, it often leads to them dropping out altogether. World Vision works with Sesame Workshop to help change that by teaching both boys and girls how to make hygienic reusable menstrual pads so girls can still attend class while on their periods.
From fragility to resilience: How World Vision is increasing livelihoods and building food security in Zimbabwe through ENSURE program
FEB. 1, 2020, ZIMBABWE — In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that by building resiliency and livelihoods.
Portia and her husband went from having food they couldn’t sell to a solid market that provides income. In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that.