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18 reasons to have hope in 2018

Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 18 reasons to have hope in 2018 — and how to pray them into reality.


Matthew 25: Pray for children’s health

As we recognize World Health Day on April 7, join us in prayer for the health of all of the world’s children who struggle to stay healthy and thrive.

From the Field

World AIDS Day: 1.2 million less children with HIV

This World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, families and health workers are celebrating that child HIV rates dropped 60 percent between 2009 and 2015 in 21 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. This is great news because it shows efforts are working, says Gloria Ekpo, World Vision’s HIV and AIDS specialist.


Ending the HIV epidemic: Leaving no young woman behind

As a former physician practicing in a busy maternity ward in a hospital in Africa, Gloria Ekpo has seen the devastation of HIV and AIDS up close. But she’s also seen progress. Learn how World Vision is working to leave no young woman behind and empower them toward an AIDS-free generation!


I’ve met the face of AIDS

Some 33 million people are living with HIV right now. No longer does this statistic seem foreign to me, because I’ve met one of those 33 million. The World Vision Experience: AIDS tour brings those real faces to life.