When Sarah lost her father in 2010, her life took a drastic turn for the worse. The family went hungry, not cooking because they tried to limit their water usage. Challenges like these combined to make Sarah consider marrying young as a way out of the troubles. In 2020 her waiting paid off when World Vision drilled a borehole in her community. Now she concentrates on school and doesn’t even consider marrying at this time.
News & Stories
Hope and joy abound after family in Zambia receives goats
In rural Zambia, parents struggled to provide for their children, meaning kids were often unable to go to school or even have regular meals. But with goats from World Vision’s Gift Catalog program, families now are thriving — and blessing others in their community.
Chileleko chooses her sponsor
Watch as Chileleko, a Zambian girl, chooses her sponsor, and read her new sponsor’s reaction to being chosen.
Bicycles lift a burden from the shoulders of a Zambian girl
New bicycles allow a Zambian girl to attend school and avoid the dangers on her road to collect water. The bicycle lets her arrive on time to class and also gets her home earlier in the evening so she has more time for her homework.
Matthew 25: Prayer for children’s education
Join us in prayer for children everywhere to gain the education, wisdom, and discernment they need to reach the fullness of life God intends for them.
Still strong, 11 years after recovering from malnutrition
When Swangirai was 11 months old, he was among 40 children to receive malnutrition recovery support through World Vision. Now, 12 years old, Swangirai remains strong and healthy.
An ode to mothers
Every day, mothers continue to love, care for, and provide for their children. On this Mother’s Day, we recognize mothers around the globe.
Closing the gap: A visual journey of disability inclusion
World Vision is committed to help bridge barriers for vulnerable people who face each day with a disability. As we take steps to do so, we reflect on powerful moments and stories brought about through our work.
Africa hunger, famine: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
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.
Water that gives, after it took so much from a Zambian community
Access to clean water in Jembo springs open new avenues for the southern Zambian community. As water is brought to the community’s doorsteps, it now provides access to income, education, and improved health practices.