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Special Features

Uprooted: A gallery of global displacement

Join us in observing World Refugee Day on June 20 with a journey through photos honoring children and families affected by forced displacement worldwide. This virtual exhibition, featuring powerful still images by World Vision photographers and partners, offers a poignant glimpse into the struggles of displaced people while showcasing some of the ways World Vision has come alongside them to show God’s love in their time of need.

Special Features

Marvel in Mbuyuni: How did they do it?

If ever a place needed change, it was Mbuyuni village in Tanzania. Years of poverty and an ensuing feeling of futility had taken its toll on marriages and children’s futures. But things began to change when a group of farmers were equipped with new beliefs about themselves and their neighbors.

Prayers

5 ways to pray for lasting change

In so many areas of life — personal, social, political — transformation can be a long and sometimes arduous journey, punctuated by unexpected setbacks. But our faith tells us that God works through even the messiest of processes to make all things new — including our very selves. Whether you’re longing for change in your own life, in the life of a loved one, or in the world more broadly, prayer is one way in which you can be part of the transformative work God is doing. Here are a few ideas to get you started — and keep you going — as you pray for lasting change.

From the Field

From disaster response to partnership for lasting change

As global disasters and humanitarian crises persist, World Vision’s support for vulnerable communities extends far beyond immediate disaster response. Discover how our interventions and programs have opened the doors to long-term partnership with communities and helped empower children and families worldwide.

From the Field

Former sponsored child now works as a lawyer in Bangladesh

Kalpana grew up in poverty in Bangladesh, and her family was often avoided because people knew they would ask for help. But thanks to World Vision’s child sponsorship program, Kalpana was able to get an education and support she needed through communitywide programs. Today, she works as a lawyer, helping vulnerable women and children, and she and her family are respected in their community.

From the Field

Reading club helps grow Lesline’s love of reading

When Lesline’s teacher noticed that she was struggling to learn to read and write, he recommended that she join the local World Vision reading club. Now her scores are improving, and she’s found a community of like-minded friends — and supportive adults, too.

From the Field

Clean water through a turn of the tap

Water piped in from the mountains surrounding this community of Guatemala has made a big difference in the lives of families living here. Community access, plus partnership with the local government and World Vision, has meant families can quickly access clean water for drinking and daily chores with a simple turn of the tap.