Christine was once unjustly stigmatized as a sorcerer in her community. Then she became an advocate against child mistreatment through music-based therapy, transforming her story into a powerful song broadcast across radio stations.
A Cambodian community prepares students for quality education on the first day of school. With the support of her mother, her teachers, and other community leaders — and with school supplies donated through World Vision — 6-year-old Channy is ready to learn.
In northern Bangladesh, Sumaiya faced the all-too-common prospect of child marriage when she was 16, a practice still prevalent in her region. With her parents working in a different town, her grandparents, under financial strain, arranged for her marriage. Through Sumaiya’s determination and involvement with her adolescent club, part of a World Vision initiative promoting social justice and education for girls, the marriage was called off, and Sumaiya is helping other girls in her community experience more hopeful futures.
An aunt tried to rob 16-year-old Margaret of her dream of an education. Now, free from her aunt and with newfound confidence from a World Vision savings group and Biblical Empowered Worldview training, Margaret is seeing her dream resurrected.
Florence’s heart for students with disabilities led to transformed education at her school in southern Zambia. By dismantling stereotypes and cultivating a place for her students to learn and thrive, she also helped shift her community’s perspective.
Even before the recent conflict in Sudan, approximately one-third of the population faced hunger every day. Now, millions more people are at risk of acute food insecurity and starvation, exacerbating an already critical situation. Learn more about the Sudan crisis and our efforts to support vulnerable children and families in Sudan and the surrounding countries.
As Christians, we have a choice: respond to unsettling realities in the world with fear and avoidance or follow Jesus in responding to the greatest needs of our day with love and hope. Reflecting on Matthew 25, pray with us for World Vision’s work around the world.