As children and families in Somalia face ongoing hunger, food insecurity, and displacement due to the country’s worst drought in decades, World Vision’s emergency communications specialist in Somalia turns to his faith as a source of hope amid the heartache he sees.
Around the world, children find joy in many different ways. For some it’s activities, and for others it’s family and friends. We asked kids in areas where World Vision works what they thought joy was, and here’s how they answered.
Drought in Somalia has displaced thousands of people. Limited food and livelihood options in Somalia’s Baidoa region result in mothers like Hawa feeding their children nutrient-deficient wild fruits.
As families in Somalia face ongoing hunger, food insecurity, and displacement due to the country’s worst drought in decades, World Vision’s operations director in Somalia shares his heartache — and his source of hope.
An intimate window into the lives of children and their families who have been overcome by food insecurity and now pay the price of the war in Ukraine. Showcasing impactful still images captured by World Vision photographers and partners, this 3D virtual exhibition offers a glimpse of key issues that the world’s most vulnerable face.
More than 100 million people worldwide have been forcibly displaced. Learn the countries where most refugees come from, why refugees flee, and how you can help address the plight of refugees, especially children.
Hunger is on the rise in Africa. Learn facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
Pray for East Africa with us, especially for World Vision’s work in Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Let’s lift up the concerns of the families and children of these nations to our heavenly Father and listen to what He has to say to us about them.
JULY 12, 2017 — Millions of people face famine if the current hunger crisis in East Africa continues to worsen. Read their stories and learn how World Vision is responding.