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Hunger

From the Field

From laughingstock to local leader in Zimbabwe

Susan shares her story about how the program helped change her destiny by empowering her to provide for her family. In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that.

From the Field

A local leader’s experience with ENSURE

Edius, a village head in the Buhera district, shares how the ENSURE program has impacted him and his community. In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that.

From the Field

Irrigation system transforms a community in Zimbabwe

Ruramai leads a community irrigation committee. Through her position, she’s changing the stigma associated with being a widow while the community around her also changes as a result of the irrigation system ENSURE brought. In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that.

From the Field

5 worst spots for hunger

Around the world, 815 million people regularly go to bed hungry. Learn where the 5 worst places are in the world for hunger, what World Vision is doing, and how you can help hungry children and families in need.

From the Field

World’s food waste could feed 2 billion people

As American families prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates the world produces enough food waste — about 1.4 billion tons — to feed as many as 2 billion people each year. That’s roughly one-third of the global food supply.

Voices

Blessed by a broken heart

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns reflects on how when our hearts are broken by the world’s suffering, we remain tender to see as Jesus sees.