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Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for women and girls

God sees His daughters as radiant, resilient, and worthy of respect. Around the world, however, many millions of women and girls are not respected. Join us as we pray that every woman and girl may be able to live the abundant life God intends for them.

From the Field

Global water crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

There’s nothing more essential than access to clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to get the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 30 million people with clean water between 2023 and 2030.

From the Field

Coronavirus: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Beyond its health implications, the pandemic continues to pose a threat to the progress in reducing global poverty and income inequalities. Particularly concerning is the potential long-term impact on the next generation of children. Learn more about the pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.

From the Field

Her family’s keeper

Zione has long struggled to care for her own extended family. Because of her participation in World Vision’s savings groups and THRIVE program, she has both a new outlook on her potential as well as tools she needed to achieve her dreams and support her loved ones.

From the Field

What you need to know about child labor in photos

Child labor is work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential, and their safety, and is harmful to physical and mental development. As many as 160 million children worldwide engaged in child labor in 2020. Let’s explore this important topic through a collection of powerful photos.

From the Field

Child labor: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Globally, there are about 160 million children are engaged in child labor. This robs them of their childhood and can limit their futures. Discover critical facts and learn about World Vision’s efforts toward ending child labor and how you can contribute to eradicating this violation of child protection and rights.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Prayer for refugees

God is with people who have been forced to flee their home. Join us in prayer for all who find themselves “strangers,” as Jesus calls them in Matthew 25:35.

From the Field

Northern Ethiopia crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

In northern Ethiopia, children and families in the Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions face a dire humanitarian crisis, driven by persistent drought, armed conflict, violence, and disease outbreaks. High rates of malnutrition and food insecurity continue to afflict people. Learn what World Vision is doing to help affected children and families.