Author and photographer Matthew Paul Turner witnessed 335 children have the opportunity to choose their sponsor through World Vision’s Chosen. See this experience through his lens.
This holiday shopping season, check out four gift ideas that might surprise you for those important people in your life — and one idea just for you.
World Vision is back in New York City’s Bryant Park for our third annual Give-back Gift Shop this Giving Tuesday. Even if you can’t join us there, learn how to create your own experience at home with your family through these simple activities that have been featured at Give-back Gift Shop.
In this guest blog post, sewing YouTuber Melanie Ham gives a tutorial about how to sew a simple drawstring bag that you can make and send to the sponsored child who chooses you! Read about Melanie’s experience traveling to Ecuador last month, where she met the child who chose her, and watch how to make this simple, special gift.
For the first time, you can be chosen as a sponsor. Child sponsorship is a beautiful two-way street. It’s a relationship that builds you both up — and helps an entire community lift themselves out of poverty.
SEPT. 20, 2019, KENYA AND UNITED STATES — Over our nearly 70-year history, we’ve seen how lives change when a child is empowered. This year, starting with a church in Chicago and a rural community in Kenya, we began to empower children with another choice. For the first time ever, the power to choose a sponsor is in the child’s hands.
World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. reflects on Chosen, a simple but profound twist on our tried-and-true child sponsorship model — how it recognizes the dignity of children living in extreme poverty and emphasizes their God-given potential to change their lives and their communities.
Sponsors at Soul City Church were the first in World Vision’s history to be chosen by the children. Pastor Jeanne Stevens takes us to Mwala, Kenya, where she caught a glimpse of heaven on earth.
Did you know that you can give a Special Gift to your sponsored child’s family that enables them to choose what they need most? For 7-year-old Ndinda Kinguuthe and her family, a sponsor’s gift empowered them to create a home they can feel proud of.