News & Stories

A satellite image of Hurricane Laura shows the storm approaching the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas on Aug. 26, 2020.
From the Field

2020 Hurricane Laura: Facts and how to help

Coronavirus prayer: A new coronavirus is spreading rapidly around the world. As infections and the death toll rise, we turn to God for wisdom and comfort.

Prayers for people affected by the new coronavirus

New York City has been worst-affected by the Coronavirus in the United States.World Vision’s Family Emergency Kits are distributed at Iglesia Sol De Justicia church in Brooklyn. The local school district identified vulnerable families to receive aid during the COVID-19 crisis.
From the Field

What is the coronavirus? Facts, symptoms, and how to help

Handwashing is important in reducing your exposure to and the transmission of the new coronavirus, among other illnesses. But do you know how to properly wash your hands? It may be more complicated than you think.
From the Field

How to wash your hands properly

The coronavirus pandemic has taken over the news and daily conversations, which can be scary for children. Learn how to talk to kids about the coronavirus.
Change Makers

How to talk to your kids about the coronavirus

Seventeen-year-old Akhi makes and sells low-cost masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in her community in Bangladesh. People around the world are using their talents, skills, and possessions to overcome obstacles so they can serve others in the time of COVID-19.

Inspiring examples of how to fight Covid-19 around the world

Five ways being chosen can change your life

Five ways being chosen can change your life

Conflict and drought in Mali have created a humanitarian crisis. “I still feel afraid,” says 30-year-old Mariama Bari, a mother of six who fled her home because of armed conflict in Central Mali.
From the Field

Mali conflict explained: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Eight-year-old Ireen dips her cup into a pool in Malawi.
Special Features

Walking for water determines Ireen’s future in Malawi

On Tuesday 4 August Beirut, Lebanon was stunned by a huge explosion in Beirut port leaving behind thousands of casualties and massive destruction in the entire city. Huwaida holds her son Ahmad, 9, in their house in front of the glass window that broke in Nabaa, a suburb of Beirut.
From the Field

Lebanon: Beirut explosion facts and how to help

World Vision sponsored child Macharia hugs a letter that he just received from his sponsor. Travel along with a letter to a sponsored child to learn all the steps involved in getting it from your desk to the child’s hands and then the child’s response back to you.
Change Makers

Writing your sponsored child: What happens behind the scenes

Learn how to create or update your will today using a free online tool. Leave a legacy to help protect your loved ones and help vulnerable families too.
Change Makers

How to create a will and leave a legacy

No matter where you live, there's always something special about coming home. Home blogger Abby Lawson shares what she learned about a thriving home while visiting Ecuador.

How to create a thriving home wherever you are and worldwide