About 160 million children ages 5 to 17 are engaged in child labor, which robs them of their childhood and limits their ability to reach their full potential.
There are more refugees in the world than ever before, and their needs have never been greater, not only for the basic necessities of life, but for hope and opportunities to be self-sufficient. Find out more about the global refugee crisis.
Coronavirus is a family of viruses, which can cause the common cold or more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, Middle East respiratory syndrome, and the coronavirus disease, COVID-19. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision is responding worldwide.
Hunger is on the rise in Africa. Learn facts about drought, famine, malnutrition, and hunger in Africa as well as how you can help World Vision respond.
There’s nothing more essential than access to clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to access the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 50 million people with clean water by 2030.
Since Aug. 25, 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar. Impoverished and living in refugee camps, they depend on aid.
Now in its 11th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 6.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope, and another 6.2 million people are displaced within Syria.
The AIDS pandemic has devastated families, leaving children without the care and support they need to grow, survive, and thrive. Find out what’s being done to prevent and end the spread of HIV and AIDS.