News & Stories

Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 19 reasons to have hope in 2019 — and how to pray them into reality.
Change Makers

19 reasons to have hope in 2019

When children in West Pokot, Kenya, began to do handstands, World Vision water engineer Charles Kakiti, wearing his Global 6K for Water T-shirt, joined right in. He told me, “I know the struggle and stress on young children and women who carry water that ends up making them sick,” so he not only supervised the building of a clean water system for the village, but he also ran the Global 6K to personally raise money for clean water. I love how our staff around the world pour themselves into the lives of communities they serve.
From the Field

Life frames: Our favorite photos of 2018

Prayer is one of the most powerful weapons God has given us.
Prayers

8 keys to a more powerful prayer life in 2019

Refugees from Myanmar walk among a landscape of makeshift shelters and tents in a refugee camp in Bangladesh. The refugee crisis in Bangladesh is one of the worst disasters of 2018.
From the Field

7 of the worst disasters of 2018

All around the world boys and girls learn teamwork, coordination, and endurance by playing the world’s most popular sport — the game we in the U.S. call soccer and the rest of the world calls football.
From the Field

Photos: Kids play football around the world

Dear Water: How does clean water change lives? These girls wrote a poem to tell you just how life-giving and transformative it can be.
From the Field

Video: Schoolgirls share their poem ‘Dear Water’

The Syrian refugee crisis is now the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 5.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope. And another 6.1 million people are displaced within Syria.
From the Field

Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

God brings people into our lives in his perfect timing. When Amazing Grace Life visited Honduras, they were available to God and great things happened.
Voices

Meet Pastor Roman in Honduras with Amazing Grace

Greg Loewer, Lisa Cummins, Beylynda Gentry, and Christina Bradic meet with Senator Tim Kaine's Deputy State Director and Legislative Assistant Keren Charles Dongo on Capitol Hill during the World Vision Pastor and Influencer Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C.
Change Makers

Your role as an advocate

The Bible clearly calls Christians to advocate for those in need.
Change Makers

What does the Bible say about advocacy?

World Vision representatives walk for a meeting with a congressman in Washington, D.C.
Prayers

How to pray for your government leaders