In rural Zambia, parents struggled to provide for their children, meaning kids were often unable to go to school or even have regular meals. But with goats from World Vision’s Gift Catalog program, families now are thriving — and blessing others in their community.
A Guatemalan family is paving a path toward financial security thanks to the gift of pigs. Through a World Vision program, Nicolasa has invested time and dedication to learning the trade of raising piglets.
The death of Jordy’s grandfather devastated the then-12-year-old boy. He could have been a prime target to be recruited into a gang. But God intervened through his mother and a pastor who’d received training from World Vision.
Food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition are driven by more than lack of food alone. Inadequate access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene can intensify hunger. Conflict, extreme weather, and COVID-19 are destroying livelihoods, pushing access to nutritious food out of reach for people in need.
World Vision is committed to help bridge barriers for vulnerable people who face each day with a disability. As we take steps to do so, we reflect on powerful moments and stories brought about through our work.
Access to clean water in Jembo springs open new avenues for the southern Zambian community. As water is brought to the community’s doorsteps, it now provides access to income, education, and improved health practices.
While progress on ending global poverty and boosting development has slowed or stalled because of the pandemic, we still have many reasons to be hopeful. As we see progress in clean water, mother and child health, advocacy work, and more, we can trust that our sovereign God hasn’t stopped working. Read evidences of God’s mercy to His people with these 12 reasons to have hope in 2022.