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Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for children’s health

As we recognize World Health Day on April 7, join us in prayer for the health of all of the world’s children who struggle to stay healthy and thrive.

Voices

World Refugee Day: Moses misses his father

Nearly 10,000 refugee children have crossed from South Sudan into Uganda without their parents. Meet Moses, one of these unaccompanied children who now must wear the shoes of a father for his sisters. Learn how this responsibility weighs on him and how World Vision is helping to look after them.

Change Makers

17 reasons to have hope in 2017

Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 17 reasons to have hope in 2017 — and how to pray them into reality.

From the Field

World AIDS Day: 1.2 million less children with HIV

This World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, families and health workers are celebrating that child HIV rates dropped 60 percent between 2009 and 2015 in 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is great news because it shows efforts are working, says Gloria Ekpo, World Vision’s HIV and AIDS specialist.

Voices

His sister’s keeper: Protecting kids from child sacrifice

Yesterday, 6-year-old Trevor’s body was found in Uganda. He had been sacrificed by a witch doctor. Our staff writer Kari is there in Uganda right now. Pray with us for Trevor’s mother, and see how our Amber Alert program is working to bring children home when they’re abducted.