As parents, it’s much easier to talk than to listen. But listening is what our children need us to do. It’s a hallmark of World Vision’s work to involve everyone in decision making — men, women, and children. Every year on November 20, Universal Children’s Day reminds us to listen to children around the world, children who see problems from a point of view that we adults have long forgotten.
Sonali’s family in Bangladesh went from shunned to shining as a result of World Vision child sponsorship and Gift Catalog goats and chickens.
World Vision child sponsors across the U.S. share their stories of being called by God to be sponsors and the impact of sponsorship on their families.
This World Humanitarian Day, 8-year-old Sadia shares her tribute to World Vision humanitarian staff in Niger. One day while waiting in the heat for food, her grandmother fainted. Scared and ignored, Sadia saw the World Vision team pushing through the crowd to help. This is Sadia’s story.
Hunger in Kenya robbed Peter and Samson of their parents in March. Peter, the family’s rock, is afraid now, while Samson is angry but tries to be strong. All they have left is prayer and each other. Lift them up in prayer today and read their story.