Poverty drove Mary’s father to promise her in child marriage. Her spirit led her to escape. Then, she found a World Vision-supported school that put her on the road back to education.
Sponsors at Soul City Church were the first in World Vision’s history to be chosen by the children. Pastor Jeanne Stevens takes us to Mwala, Kenya, where she caught a glimpse of heaven on earth.
Did you know that you can give a Special Gift to your sponsored child’s family that enables them to choose what they need most? For 7-year-old Ndinda Kinguuthe and her family, a sponsor’s gift empowered them to create a home they can feel proud of.
Over our nearly 70-year history, we’ve seen how lives change when a child is empowered. This year, starting with a church in Chicago and a rural community in Kenya, we began to empower children with another choice. For the first time ever, the power to choose a sponsor is in the child’s hands.
SEPT. 20, 2019, KENYA AND UNITED STATES — A boy and his sponsor share the experience of childhood poverty and a desire to help others.
Boniface Wambua first saw his son’s disability as a curse, but now sees his son as a blessing thanks to disability inclusion training through World Vision.