NOV. 1, 2016, ZAMBIA — Just a few years ago, Rosemary’s family was stuck in poverty — both physical poverty and poverty of the mind. Then a gift of goats changed everything.
JULY 15, 2016, LEBANON — Syrian refugee children in Lebanon are haunted by their losses. But attending Child-Friendly Spaces and early childhood education centers give them a chance to heal and reclaim their childhood.
MAY 1, 2015, PERU — Once, Quechua people were invisible. Then they were victims. Those who survived were marginalized. From 1980 to 2000, families in the Andean highlands were easy prey for Shining Path terrorists and the military. Both claimed to fight for them even while they killed them: peasant or terrorist — what’s the difference? Good has emerged from the horror. With World Vision standing with them, Quechua have become citizens. They’ve found the courage to speak truth. Today, they are part of Peru’s future.
AUG. 1, 2014, TANZANIA — Start with an unpredictable climate. Add a portion of destructive cultural values. Stir in some fear. The result: a recipe for ruin. But World Vision has figured out how to reverse the course, leading entire communities of hardworking, God-gifted people from dependence to dignity.
MAY 1, 2014, ROMANIA — A quarter-century ago, images of emaciated children locked in Romania’s stark orphanages were broadcast around the world, crying out for a compassionate response. World Vision responded, launching innovative solutions for thousands of orphans — and other vulnerable children as well.
APRIL 1, 2014, RWANDA — In 1994, Rwanda was as ruined as any spot on earth after an implosion of violence killed 800,000 people in 100 days. How could the country ever overcome such hatred and horror? It would take a miracle. Through World Vision’s reconciliation programming, healing has given way to hope.