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More than enough: Child sponsorship inspires hope in Zambia

World Vision U.S. President-elect Edgar Sandoval poses with 8-year-old Faith, his World Vision sponsored child, in Kapululwe, Zambia.
Voices

Is Jesus at the center of your life?

Loveness, 11, was sponsored as a baby—one of the first children to be sponsored in Moyo. Her sponsor is Pastor John Crosby, who serves on the boards of WVI and WVUS. He has visited Loveness and her family. “I wish I could see him,” says Loveness.
Voices

Child sponsorship helps children understand that God sees them

This Christmas season, see how you can give an entire wish list, the good kind of sweater, or the feeling of being safe. Here are 2018’s top five Christmas gifts that may surprise you!
Voices

Top 5 Christmas gifts that may surprise you (2018 edition)

Be an advocate and carry your New Year’s resolutions, good intentions, or just general determination forward to genuinely impact your community, people around you, and the people who God calls us to care for.
Change Makers

Be an advocate: Change your country, community

Two children sit on a pile of maize in Zambia.
From the Field

Thanksgiving: Celebrating abundant harvests around the world

Baby Claire, 9, stands amid coconut trees downed by Typhoon Haiyan, hit the Philippines on November 8, 2013, as a category 5 storm. It laid waste to the country’s central region, killing more than 6,000 people and leaving more than 4 million people homeless and hungry.
From the Field

2013 Typhoon Haiyan: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Lucy advocates with her state representative to end violence against children.
Change Makers

Heart of an advocate: A Missouri teen invests her time in standing up for children

The 1 millionth kit makes its journey in the San Francisco Bay area from 7-year-old Caroline at Menlo Church to 9-year-old Estefani at Familia Cristiana Verbo.
Change Makers

Menlo Church celebrates assembling the 1 millionth kit

Home cold remedies around the world include drinking various types of hot tea.
From the Field

Natural cold and flu remedies from around the world

Ivy in Moyo, Zambia, was delighted to receive a World Vision Promise Pack, which contains school supplies, hygiene items, and an insect-repelling blanket.
From the Field

How’d they do that: Kits with care letters

A World Vision staff member walks through a sunflower field with two brothers.
From the Field

Birthday parties leave lasting gifts in sponsorship communities