World Vision staff in Yesica’s community observed that she was underweight for her age. They connected her mother, Telma, with a nutrition training program so she could learn to make more nutritious food with local ingredients. Now Yesica falls into an appropriate weight for her age and height.
A transformative livelihoods project brought positive change to the Kayombo family’s cassava farm. Discover their story of triumph in agriculture.
Syrian refugees face the twin crises of skyrocketing food prices and limited work opportunities. To help, World Vision and the World Food Programme are partnering to support Syrian refugee parents through e-cards to help them more easily feed their families and maintain a sense of normalcy.
Anita is only 11 years old, but she’s making a big difference in the fight against food insecurity in her Kenyan village. She is learning about sustainable farming practices that are resistant to weather extremes and growing diverse crops for that are nourishing her family of 11. With her growing knowledge, she’s encouraging and equipping her siblings and peers to improve the lives of their families.
Around the world, global hunger and food insecurity are on the rise due to economic shocks, extreme weather events, conflict, and more. As many as 828 million people — approximately 10% of the world’s population — regularly go to bed hungry. Explore 10 facts about the challenging issues of global hunger and food insecurity, including the impacts that the war in Ukraine and other conflicts and crises have had on food supply and how vulnerable populations are at risk.
Discover the devastating reality of global hunger, with soaring food insecurity and costs, extreme weather events, and the COVID-19 pandemic putting 45 million people in 37 countries at risk of starvation. Join World Vision in its life-saving mission to end world hunger.
As children and families in Somalia face ongoing hunger, food insecurity, and displacement due to the country’s worst drought in decades, World Vision’s emergency communications specialist in Somalia turns to his faith as a source of hope amid the heartache he sees.
World Vision U.S. President and CEO Edgar Sandoval Sr. traveled to Turkana, Kenya, to see how the organization is helping people affected by the global hunger crisis. While he saw suffering, he also saw hope and resilience.