Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the coronavirus disease COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
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.
A growing hunger crisis in Afghanistan is devastating children’s lives. Learn how World Vision is continuing to deliver life-saving aid to children and families, as we have done in Afghanistan for 20 years — providing food, healthcare, access to clean water and sanitation and hygiene support, and more.
Neeraj was a sponsored child in India and now works as a local politician with eyes for larger positions. Four of his friends weren’t sponsored but benefited from World Vision programs in the community. They all credit World Vision for helping them succeed in their education and careers.
World Vision brought clean water to Dada village in Ethiopia. Not only did it bring about physical changes in the community by improving water access, education, and health, but it also brought spiritual changes as people wanted to follow Jesus.
Pupusas — thick, grilled flatbreads usually stuffed with cheese, beans, or pork — are a staple in Central America. The dish originated in El Salvador and western Honduras. They’re similar to Mexican gorditas and Venezuelan arepas. A few simple ingredients combine to create a flavorful meal.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrust children everywhere into a new world of uncertainty, with loss of loved ones, shuttered schools, and isolation from friends, family members, and community. World Vision has been working to limit the spread of COVID-19; reduce its impact; and ensure children, families, and communities get the resources and support they need most.
World Vision photographers capture stories of children and their families to inspire us to action and compassion. They capture intimate moments that illuminate God’s grace and faithfulness as we follow Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed.