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What does the Bible say about children?
Change Makers

What does the Bible say about children?

World Vision scored major victories in the war against poverty during Rich Stearns' 20-year presidency. He will retire effective Oct. 1, 2018.
Change Makers

Rich Stearns’ leadership through the years

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns will retire effective Oct. 1, 2018. Read his reflections about 20 years of timeless lessons, recorded in the Bible and borne out in his experience.
Voices

Rich Stearns shares lessons learned from obeying God

Reneé Stearns shares what she's learned about faithfulness: God has brought the world and its challenges to our doorsteps, and he is calling us all to get involved.
Voices

We stepped out in faith

World Vision U.S. president Rich Stearns reflects on his time leading World Vision and how Jesus proved how priceless all people are to God, which changes everything.
Voices

In God’s economy, people are ‘priceless’

Globally, World Vision has committed to reaching everyone, everywhere we work with clean water by 2030. The first country expected to cross the finish line is Rwanda. World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns, who will retire at the end of this year, personally committed to the goal, aiming to raise $50 million to reach 1 million Rwandans in 2,000 communities with clean water.
From the Field

Leaving a legacy of clean water in Rwanda

Greens grown in Rwanda often end up combined with peanut butter in a dish called isombe. Watch a video and then try this isombe recipe with your family!
From the Field

In the kitchen: Isombe recipe

James Orlando, a member of World Vision's Global Rapid Response Team, gives water to a little girl during a relief supplies distribution for Hurricane Irma survivors Sept. 14 at Bethel Assemblies of God Church in Immokalee, Florida.
From the Field

2017 Hurricane Irma: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

People are rescued from a flooded neighborhood after it was inundated with rain water, remnants of Hurricane Harvey, on Aug. 28, 2017 in Houston. (©2017 World Vision, photo by Scott Olson, Getty Images)
From the Field

2017 Hurricane Harvey: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

House in rural Puerto Rico surrounded by fallen trees and power lines.
From the Field

2017 Hurricane Maria: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Ruth grew up in a Bolivian village rife with abuse, alcoholism, and abandonment. She has a passion for seeking justice on behalf of children. Through World Vision sponsorship and a friendship with Rich Stearns, World Vision U.S. president, she found the strength and support to live out her dream of becoming a lawyer.
From the Field

Seeking justice: A former sponsored child in Bolivia becomes a lawyer

Child leaping in the air with two children looking on in refugee settlement.
From the Field

Life frames: Overcoming obstacles