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Papadum recipe
From the Field

In the kitchen: Papadum recipe

Lopez Lomong, a South Sudanese “Lost Boy,” became an Olympic long-distance runner and advocate for clean water and South Sudan’s refugees.
Change Makers

Lopez Lomong runs for refugees and clean water

Bristy’s is a life transformed through World Vision’s child protection program. She no longer works in the shrimp factory, but instead is back in school.

Lives transformed in Bangladesh

Mayerly Sanchez, World Vision communications manager for Colombia visits Caracole community near the Venezuela border in Cucuta. As a sponsored child she was active in a youth peace movement that was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Colombia has long been affected by violence and conflict.
From the Field

A sponsored child’s life in Colombia comes full circle

A new World Vision program is igniting passion among students for the world’s hardest places! Read how this new curriculum is making the world’s issues real for students at Faith Lutheran.

World Vision Ignite: Building friendships across the globe

No child should die of Ebola again.
From the Field

2014 Ebola virus outbreak: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

School children head home after class, wearing their World Vision backpacks in Kalawa Area Program in Kenya.

Backpacks loaded with prayer

The DRC conflict threatens the lives of more than 7 million children affected by fighting, hunger, diseases, and poverty.
From the Field

DRC conflict: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Tropical Storm Barry bfore making landfall in Louisiana, July 12, 2019. The slow-moving storm was gaining strength and likely to become a hurricane with maximum winds 74 mph or more.
From the Field

2019 Hurricane Barry: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Woman cooks on a two-burner gas stove
From the Field

Innovative solutions help refugees in need worldwide

How many refugees in the world? More than 65 million people around the world have been forced to flee their homes, the most since World War II. About 22.5 million of them have fled their own countries as refugees. Find out the top six countries where refugees come from.
From the Field

Forced to flee: Top countries refugees are coming from

Venezuelan migrants walking through Colombia try to hitch a ride. They crossed the border at Cucuta, Colombia, early in the day and walked through the city. The road takes them through steep terrain and high elevations where nights are often below freezing. Every Venezuela migrant has a deeply personal story about why and how they left their country. They say after months and years of struggling to make ends meet, there came a turning point.
From the Field

Venezuela migrants share their stories about why they left