God is with people suffering from disasters — families facing famine, conflict, or the aftermath of earthquakes, hurricanes, and tsunamis. Join us in prayer for all who find themselves as “strangers,” as Jesus calls them in Matthew 25:35.
Donors share school supplies with World Vision, who in turn provides a once-a-year shopping opportunity to teachers at Title I schools. Teachers and students alike at Trinity Academy in Hartford, Connecticut, marveled at the bounty of new supplies.
Gift Catalog chickens have helped single mother Delmi care for herself and her 5-year-old son, Alvaro. Thanks to the extra money she earns by selling chickens and eggs at the local market, she can more easily afford the supplies he needs for his education.
In 2023, the harsh realities of conflict, displacement, natural disaster, and extreme hunger impacted the lives of millions of people worldwide. As World Vision responded, we witnessed moments of both hardship and hope. See the incredible images of resilience, determination, and even joy that World Vision’s communicators were able to capture in this extraordinary year.
Early in the war in Ukraine, World Vision worked as part of the N50 Project to provide Portable Connectivity Centers, where people fleeing could charge their devices and access information. As the war continues, the centers have become a place where children can pursue education, socialize, build connections, and take IT classes.
Take a look at the impact World Vision is making through our work in the United States by empowering families with food, essential supplies, building materials, and school supplies, and responding to disasters.
At World Vision, we are called to serve the most vulnerable children and their communities around the world, including right here in the United States. And we do it by providing a way for manufacturers and businesses to share excess resources with people living in poverty. In 2022, we were able to reach more than 3.6 million people through our various U.S. ministries.
Armed conflict, natural disasters, and other emergencies can alter children’s lives drastically. When disaster strikes, World Vision’s disaster response helps safeguard children’s well-being by providing vital resources such as food, clean water, and shelter, as well as protection against trafficking and other forms of exploitation. With a presence in nearly 100 countries, we’re able to respond swiftly to global humanitarian emergencies, even in the most challenging environments — and we stay after immediate needs have been met to equip communities as they rebuild. Explore our interactive map showing some of the ways our staff around the world are supporting children affected by global crises.
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.