We spoke with Wendy Bradshaw, executive director of community affairs and philanthropy at Thirty-One Gifts, to learn more about why they work with World Vision and the impact Giving Tuesday will have.
In this guest blog post, sewing YouTuber Melanie Ham gives a tutorial about how to sew a simple drawstring bag that you can make and send to the sponsored child who chooses you! Read about Melanie’s experience traveling to Ecuador last month, where she met the child who chose her, and watch how to make this simple, special gift.
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.
A new World Vision program is igniting a passion among high school students for the world’s hardest places! Hear from our partner school’s principal how this new curriculum is making the world’s issues — and some new friends — real for his students.
World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. learned something true of all people: Nobody wants to leave home and the people they love. It’s tough to start over in an unfamiliar and often unwelcoming place, where you’re not treated the same as others and you have to work twice as hard for everything. But his situation was a far cry from the way some people leave their homes today.
Kindness, dignity, and hope might not be the traits you’d expect to find in a refugee camp. World Vision writer, Kari Costanza, didn’t either. But when she visited the world’s largest refugee camp in Bangladesh, she was surprised by the hope she found there. Learn five signs of hope she never expected to find among refugees.
Read our top five Mother’s Day gift ideas that cover all the basics she gave to you. But most importantly, ones that show her you’ve learned her greatest lesson: empathy for others.
Actress Patricia Heaton considered a career in missions before her acting career took off. But God’s plan for her on mission isn’t over! Join Patricia on her recent trip to Rwanda to visit children like Delphin who are in desperate need of clean water.