The Venezuela crisis has caused more than 6 million people to flee the country seeking food, work, and a better life. While the influx from Venezuela has caused tensions in host countries, it’s also brought out their hospitable spirit.
News & Stories
Packed with love: Sending letters, packages to your sponsored child
From thousands of miles away, a letter and a package filled with small gifts — from stickers to hair ribbons — mean the world to a sponsored child.
Seeking justice: A former sponsored child in Bolivia becomes a lawyer
Ruth grew up in a Bolivian village rife with abuse, alcoholism, and abandonment. She has a passion for seeking justice on behalf of children. Through World Vision sponsorship and a friendship with Rich Stearns, World Vision U.S. president, she found the strength and support to live out her dream of becoming a lawyer.
Covering the world in prayer: Pray for South America
Please pray with us for World Vision’s work in South America — Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, and Brazil. While many of these countries are still recovering from years of internal violence and political instability, each faces unique challenges today.
Former sponsored child in Bolivia dreams big, gives back
As a sponsored child in Bolivia, she defied expectations. Now, she’s helping others do the same — teaching children practical steps to guard themselves and others against child trafficking.
Are Christian charities more effective at humanitarian work?
Why are Christian charities and other faith-based humanitarian organizations crucial to helping to end extreme poverty by 2030? Learn why faith makes our work more effective.
Go global for dinner! 3 easy recipes to get your kids talking
These three recipes from around the world will get your kids talking at the dinner table and help inspire their compassion for the poor.
A father’s heart transforms
This Father’s Day, we are celebrating this father whose heart has changed toward his wife and children so that he meets the needs of their stomachs and, more importantly, is also nourishing their hearts and planting seeds for a brighter future.
Life frames: When kids make their own joy
Plastic bags, rocks, cardboard: Sometimes the most fun comes from regular stuff. World Vision photographer Eugene Lee shares some of the homemade games and toys he’s seen around the world.
From sponsored child to a life of service
Thankful for her child sponsor’s investment, Raquel Feagins now devotes her life to others as a chaplain committed to living out her faith.