News & Stories

As the world turns its attention to the World Cup, which begins June 14, a World Vision Child-Friendly Space in South Sudan is providing a girls’ soccer program to empower girls to defy gender norms and combat child marriage.
From the Field

World Cup fever: Girls soccer club kicks child marriage in South Sudan

Boy at attention with other youth after being released by armed group in South Sudan.
From the Field

How World Vision does child protection around the world

A catastrophic eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano on June 3, 2018, has affected more than 1.7 million people. World Vision is responding to the needs of children and families in its San Pedro Yepocapa service program area after the Guatemala volcano eruption.
From the Field

Guatemala volcano eruption: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

World Vision U.S. President-elect Edgar Sandoval meets with young South Sudanese refugees in a World Vision child-protection tent at a center in northern Uganda.
Change Makers

World Vision U.S. announces new president and CEO: Edgar Sandoval

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

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

As followers of Jesus, we have a choice: respond to unsettling realities in fear and withdraw, or follow Him in responding to the greatest needs of our day with love and hope. Reflecting on Matthew 25, pray with us for World Vision's work around the world.
Prayers

Matthew 25 prayer, reflection

Children with disabilities face barriers that often hinder them from receiving proper nutrition, humanitarian aid, or other basic services. We believe every child deserves the chance to reach their God-given potential. Join us to pray for children with disabilities.
Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for children with disabilities

Father's Day gift ideas - tools, seeds and training for farmers
Change Makers

Father’s Day gift ideas that pay it forward

Shoemaker Mangay Lal and his daughter Mahima. Men in India are taking a stand against a harmful tradition — child marriage — that has tarnished the worth of girls for centuries.
From the Field

Fathers stand together to end child marriage in India

Tania is only 16; she runs her household and is engaged in child labor. But she has begun attending a World Vision center to help her catch up on her education.
From the Field

Child labor: Head of the house as a child

Ansha, with her daughter, Maida. Ansha was severely malnourished during the famine. Since then she has seen abundant crops and prosperity come to her home place.
From the Field

1980s Ethiopia famine: Facts, FAQs, and how to help