When a shipment filled with clothes, blankets, school supplies, bikes, and towels arrived in Zambia in October, it was more than just another container of supplies — it was the 5,000th international container of gifts-in-kind products World Vision had shipped.
In Wisconsin, residents of two assisted-living centers share a deep appreciation for goats and the benefits they bring to families in need more than half a world away. For the last two years, they’ve gathered their 25-cent bingo wins and $1 personal donations to gift 98 goats by contributing $9,270.
World Vision partners are key in fulfilling our mission to serve and equip children in need o reach their God-given potential. Their hard work and generous donations are making a positive impact in the lives of children and families in need worldwide.
World Vision’s award-winning photographers travel around the world every year, capturing moments of God’s grace and faithfulness as we follow Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. They bring back stories that inspire us to action and compassion.
World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. reflects on Chosen, a simple but profound twist on our tried-and-true child sponsorship model — how it recognizes the dignity of children living in extreme poverty and emphasizes their God-given potential to change their lives and their communities.
Sponsors at Soul City Church were the first in World Vision’s history to be chosen by the children. Pastor Jeanne Stevens takes us to Mwala, Kenya, where she caught a glimpse of heaven on earth.
Over our nearly 70-year history, we’ve seen how lives change when a child is empowered. This year, starting with a church in Chicago and a rural community in Kenya, we began to empower children with another choice. For the first time ever, the power to choose a sponsor is in the child’s hands.
SEPT. 20, 2019, KENYA AND UNITED STATES — A boy and his sponsor share the experience of childhood poverty and a desire to help others.