News & Stories

Special Features

Special Features

Spiritual safety net

MAY 1, 2012 — Compelled by God’s profound love for children, World Vision encourages spiritual nurture for children in sponsorship programs, with the desire that boys and girls experience God’s love and life in all its fullness.

Special Features

Walking with the world’s women

MARCH 1, 2013 — Around the world millions of women and girls lack access to nutrition, education, legal freedom, and healthcare — perpetuating the cycle of poverty. We invite you to pray for the challenges that keep women and girls from reaching their full potential.

Special Features

God made me free

FEB. 1, 2013, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Domestic violence, teen pregnancy, and early marriage can derail a girl’s future in the Dominican Republic. But not in Esteban Cuevas’ neighborhood.

Special Features

Pride and prejudice

FEB. 1, 2013, SOUTH AFRICA — South Africa’s patriarchal society denies women a voice on issues affecting them most: gender equality, child abuse, rape, and high HIV rates. But now many are standing against the denial and prejudice associated with HIV by learning to live productive lives.

Special Features

Here’s to the givers

NOV. 1, 2012 — Here’s to the givers of the world … givers of all sizes and ages, from different walks of life and various income levels. They give not because of a date on the calendar but because they are God’s beloved cheerful givers. Their stories show the impact of relatively simple gifts in developing countries.

Special Features

Net effect

NOV. 1, 2012, MOZAMBIQUE — In malaria-prone Mozambique, two girls live very different lives. One is protected by a mosquito bed net; the other is not. A handful of gossamer threads treated with insecticide makes all the difference.

Special Features

Fighting gangs’ consuming fire

AUG. 1, 2012, EL SALVADOR — Gang warfare and high murder rates make El Salvador a perilous place to live. World Vision’s community development and child sponsorship programs not only provide a way out of poverty; They also promote youth-focused community programs that keep kids from being drawn into the red-hot cycle of violence.

Special Features

Saving Savoeun

AUG. 1, 2012, CAMBODIA — In the U.S., an Amber Alert is broadcasted when a child goes missing. But how do you create an Amber Alert in Cambodian villages when the enemies are sex traffickers? World Vision came up with a plan.