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Zambia

From the Field

5,000 reasons to celebrate

When a shipment filled with clothes, blankets, school supplies, bikes, and towels arrived in Zambia in October, it was more than just another container of supplies — it was the 5,000th international container of gifts-in-kind products World Vision had shipped.

Voices

Beautiful feet: A story of medical missions

As a surgeon, our friend Dr. Paul Osteen spends several months each year doing medical missions in Africa. Through this work, he and his family witness God’s miracles of healing performed by compassionate believers: the hands and feet of Christ on earth. This is the story of one of those miracles.

Voices

Q&A: Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Kelly Clark

U.S. snowboarder Kelly Clark, who won three Olympic and 14 X Games medals, announced her retirement from professional competition. In an interview with World Vision, she talks about retirement, purpose, and her visit to see World Vision’s work and meet her sponsored child in Zambia.

Change Makers

19 reasons to have hope in 2019

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 19 reasons to have hope in 2019 — and how to pray them into reality.

From the Field

Life frames: Our favorite photos of 2018

World Vision’s photographers traveled around the world this year to tell stories of children and their families. They captured moments of struggle and moments of joy. Here are their favorite photos of 2018 and the stories behind them.