News & Stories



The importance of play when violence displaces childhood

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.


A poem to an unknown mother

World Vision’s Elda Spaho writes about child protection and the programs World Vision supports in Albania that help abused and abandoned children. Read Catherine’s story and the poem she wrote to her absent mother.


A doll named Alma

A World Vision sponsor shares gift ideas for sponsored children and how she lets them know they’re loved and cared for during the holiday season.