The Venezuela crisis has caused more than 3 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 also has brought out their hospitable spirit. Still, needs among families in transition are great. And forecasts for 2019 show the number of displaced people may increase to more than 5 million. World Vision staff in neighboring countries are helping.
As the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision brings clean water to one new person every 10 seconds. Here are five examples of our water work around the world.
Giving Tuesday is coming up Nov. 27! Blogger Melanie Ham reflects on one of her favorite days of the year and how we all can give back as a community and as a nation to charities like World Vision. They are partnering with Thirty-One Gifts again this year, which means a product match of up to $2 million!
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.
A catastrophic eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano on June 3 affected more than 1.7 million people. World Vision is helping children and families in affected areas.
Families are still recovering from Hurricane Maria after the monster storm devastated Puerto Rico and much of the Caribbean last September.
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.