Isma’s health and mobility greatly improved after being supported by World Vision. Through community-based malnutrition programs, he received treatment at home along with tactics and trainings to equip families with healthy techniques. Plus, a provision of a wheelchair has improved Isma’s mobility.
Food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition are driven by more than lack of food alone. Inadequate access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene can intensify hunger. Conflict, extreme weather, and COVID-19 are destroying livelihoods, pushing access to nutritious food out of reach for people in need.
When Swangirai was 11 months old, he was among 40 children to receive malnutrition recovery support through World Vision. Now, 12 years old, Swangirai remains strong and healthy.
Drought in Angola burdens much of life. For Cordelia, it impacted her supply of food and in turn, her grandson Paulino became severely malnourished.
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.
In rural communities, women have to travel long distances to get basic healthcare. World Vision–trained community health workers help bridge the gap and provide care as well as education.
India has one of the highest child malnutrition rates in the world. World Vision’s helping communities there grow vegetable gardens so they have access to nutrient-rich foods. We’re also training mothers how to cook dishes that better nourish their children so fewer kids are at risk of stunting and wasting.
Discover natural home remedies for colds, coughs, and the flu — like honey — that are used to treat children and adults around the world.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, hidden heroes arise to support World Vision’s global response, which focuses on scaling up prevention to slow the spread, strengthening healthcare systems and workers, supporting at-risk children, and collaborating and advocating for vulnerable children.