In West Virginia, Lucy Kirby cares for eight children. Hers is a beautiful story of adoption, and World Vision was there to help in her time of need.
As a teenager and sponsored child in Colombia, Mayerly Sanchez co-led a Children’s Peace Movement that was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. She’s still fighting violence with love.
Financial hardship, hunger, and lack of clean water keep many children from getting the education they need to have a chance at a better life. As you fill your child’s backpack, use this guide with your family to pray for other children who face big obstacles to getting a good education.
World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. learned something true of all people: Nobody wants to leave home and the people they love. It’s tough to start over in an unfamiliar and often unwelcoming place, where you’re not treated the same as others and you have to work twice as hard for everything. But his situation was a far cry from the way some people leave their homes today.
Atul Mrong grew up poor in Bangladesh, but life changed when he was sponsored through World Vision. Now he helps lead the Rohingya refugee response.
Nicole Wetmore, a pastor from California, sponsored the child on her race bib at the Global 6K for Water in 2018. Because of her choice, an unforgettable moment was in store in her not even six months later.