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Survivor of Indonesia earthquake
From the Field

2018 Indonesia earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

God is with people suffering from disaster — the refugee, the earthquake survivor, the family facing famine. He calls us to follow Him in offering hope to the most vulnerable in their hour of greatest need.
Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for refugees, disaster survivors

Claire’s life was one of struggle before Beata and Vedaste took her in. Their family once had been in need so now feel called to share their good fortune with others.
Special Features

A tapestry of hope in Rwanda

Child labor and exploitation, female genital mutilation (FGM), and human trafficking are among the greatest evils in the world. Pray with us for an end to all harm against children and for World Vision’s work to protect children.
Prayers

Matthew 25: Protecting children through prayer

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns with his family.
Change Makers

‘They shaped us and showed us the way’

At sunrise, a girl in China hikes a mountain path for two hours to journey to school.
From the Field

Bikes and boats: A journey to school

How do humanitarian photographers capture the humanity of the people they photograph? For World Humanitarian Day, hear from World Vision photographer Jon Warren about the story behind a photo from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the role that love plays in his craft.
From the Field

Life frames: Capturing humanity in a photograph

World Humanitarian Day: World Vision Regional Field Director Buli Hagidok holds a baby as she talks with a refugee family in a camp in Bangladesh. Home to 886,000 refugees, this camp is the largest, most densely populated in the world.
From the Field

World Humanitarian Day: An aid worker’s diary from a refugee camp

World Vision helps Oso community members clean-up and rebuild after the devastating Oso mudslide. (©2014 World Vision/photo by Chris Huber)
From the Field

2014 Oso mudslide: A community rallies after deadly landslide

In times of crisis, World Vision establishes Child-Friendly Spaces where children can go and feel safe, begin recovering from trauma, and learn to play again. Read how play is crucial for children's learning and recovery.
Voices

The importance of play when violence displaces childhood

What does the Bible say about children?
Change Makers

What does the Bible say about children?

World Vision scored major victories in the war against poverty during Rich Stearns' 20-year presidency. He will retire effective Oct. 1, 2018.
Change Makers

Rich Stearns’ leadership through the years