More than half of the world’s children experience some form of violence every year. World Vision protects children and looks out for their well-being by ensuring communities and faith leaders are actively working to identify and support children in need; advocating for children’s rights; and providing for immediate needs, such as emergency shelter and essential care.
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Covering the world in prayer: Pray for Central America
Join us to pray for Central America — for World Vision’s work in the countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. In many areas of Central America, gang violence, drug trafficking, and the lasting effects of past wars make life especially difficult for children and their families.
Photos of the most generous places in the world
When our writers and photographers travel, they visit some of the most generous places in the world. They are received with hospitality, but also get to witness generosity passed on to others. Through their eyes and photos, see this sacrificial giving spread.
These 5 kids grew up to be global citizens
Get inspired with these 5 stories of children around the world who grew up to be global citizens — using what God has blessed them with to pay it forward.
3 ways you can fight malnutrition in your sphere
Learn how malnutrition in developing countries affects everyone, along with three ways you can help fight malnutrition to help children grow up healthy.
Life frames: Our favorite photos of 2015
World Vision’s photographers captured thousands of moments in 2015. Here are their favorite photos — and the stories behind them.
From heartbreak to hope: 65 years of disaster response
Starting in 1950 with the Korean War, World Vision has responded to the most urgent disasters and humanitarian crises around the world, providing immediate aid.
7 hungry places
NOV. 1, 2014 — Around the globe, a quarter of children younger than 5 fail to grow because they do not have enough food to eat. Here are seven of those hungry places and how World Vision is helping to change that.
Speaking love through soccer balls and bear hugs
Our second day in Guatemala, the World Vision bloggers had the amazing opportunity to meet the children they sponsor! Shelby Zacharias describes meeting 8-year-old Gerson for the first time.
Former sponsored child makes Guatemala’s national orchestra
As a sponsored child in World Vision’s Children’s Center for Artistic Development and music program in Guatemala, Hector began playing the cello. Now at only 18, he plays with Guatemala’s national orchestra!