Ruth grew up in a Bolivian village rife with abuse, alcoholism, and abandonment. She has a passion for seeking justice on behalf of children. Through World Vision sponsorship and a friendship with Rich Stearns, World Vision U.S. president, she found the strength and support to live out her dream of becoming a lawyer.
When was the last time God changed the shape of your life? For Child Ambassador Randi Jo Rooks, she knows the exact date in 2013. Read how God led Randi to say yes to a new ministry of helping children in need and how he brought her story full circle in Uganda.
Looking for some unique baby names from around the world? We’ve met some amazing children through our global charity work. Many of these kids were given some pretty unique names! This is a collection of some of the most unique baby names from around the world.
World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns says children need someone to stand up for them so they can have a safe and happy childhood like our own children do. This isn’t the work of Superman or Wonder Woman. We’re the superheroes God wants to repurpose.
FEB. 15, 2018, UGANDA — In eastern Uganda, a community is still reeling from the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency more than a decade ago. Children like 5-year-old Grace must walk a long way for dirty water while parents are still walking an emotional path of healing. Through it all, access to clean water would help everyone heal and have a fuller life.
After nearly 20 years as World Vision U.S. president, Rich Stearns announced on January 9 his plans to retire. A national search to select a new leader and the subsequent leadership transition process will take place over the course of 2018.