By air, land, and sea, World Vision is racing to deliver emergency food supplies across East Africa for families in need.
In arid Durame, Ethiopia, organizations had drilled six times for clean water, without success. When World Vision arrived to attempt, the people might have said not to bother, since everyone else had failed. Instead they said, “We must pray and fast, and the Lord will bring us water.” Prayer made all the difference.
Child labor is work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and is harmful to physical and mental development. As many as 152 million children worldwide are engaged in child labor. Let’s break this topic down — in photos.
Pray for East Africa with us, especially for World Vision’s work in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Let’s lift up the concerns of the families and children of these nations to our heavenly Father and listen to what He has to say to us about them.
Although Joseph didn’t finish first grade because he has to help harvest coffee to feed his family, hunger hasn’t erased his hopes of going back to school.
JULY 12, 2017 — Millions of people face famine if the current hunger crisis in East Africa continues to worsen. Read their stories and learn how World Vision is responding.