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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three easy recipes from around the world that will get your kids talking at the dinner table and inspire compassion for the poor.