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Prayers

Matthew 25 prayer, reflection

As followers of Jesus, we have a choice: respond to unsettling realities in fear and withdraw, or follow Him 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.

Voices

Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I’ve never seen

The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. Today, our writer — Kari Costanza — gives you a first-hand snapshot of five ways that hunger is changing the lives of people in Turkana, Kenya.

Voices

Bringing hope to the hungry with the 30 Hour Famine

High schooler Michael Atlas will go hungry with his youth group for his fourth 30 Hour Famine this spring. As youth come together across the country to fast for 30 hours and bring hope to the hungry, find out how Michael’s first experience brought him closer to God.

From the Field

5 worst spots for hunger

Around the world, 815 million people regularly go to bed hungry. Learn where the 5 worst places are in the world for hunger, what World Vision is doing, and how you can help hungry children and families in need.

From the Field

World’s food waste could feed 2 billion people

As American families prepare to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) estimates enough food is wasted globally—about 1.4 billion tons—to feed as many as 2 billion people each year. That’s roughly one-third of the global food supply.