Once an emerging force for democracy in West Africa, Mali has struggled to maintain stability since a 2012 coup. Conflict continues, and increasingly severe droughts have added to the country’s challenges. Children and families need food security, healthcare, and protection.
In times of crisis, World Vision establishes Child-Friendly Spaces where children can go and feel safe, begin recovering from trauma, and learn to play again. Read how play is crucial for children’s learning and recovery.
650 million women alive today were child brides, and millions of girls are at risk of marriage each year. For many, child marriage means a life of hardship, ill health, and low educational achievement. Find out the 10 worst countries in the world for child marriage and how to help prevent it.
Pray for West Africa: Pray for political and economic stability, maternal and child health, and sponsored children.
An idea that began in a rice field in Tanzania is today building resilient livelihoods for farmers across five countries in Africa and empowering their families to grow greater together through transformation and forgiveness. See how this innovative program works!