In rural parts of many developing countries, families often lack access to basic healthcare. World Vision helps fill the gap by equipping community health workers, who can help diagnose common illnesses such as malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea.
For nearly a decade, Chiyumbabeenzu Health Post in Zambia struggled without running water, hindering sanitation and care — especially for expectant mothers. When World Vision installed a mechanized water system at the clinic, water became readily accessible. With water, more mothers are giving birth at the clinic, hygiene has improved, and the small health staff can better serve their community.
Even before the recent conflict in Sudan, approximately one-third of the population faced hunger every day. Now, millions more people are at risk of acute food insecurity and starvation, exacerbating an already critical situation. Learn more about the Sudan crisis and our efforts to support vulnerable children and families in Sudan and the surrounding countries.
As Christians, we have a choice: respond to unsettling realities in the world with fear and avoidance or follow Jesus 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.
Discover the reasons for hope in children’s healthcare advancements, and how World Vision is leading the way in boosting the health of kids worldwide. Learn about our latest efforts to enhance access to healthcare and how we’re making a positive impact on vulnerable children’s lives.
Discover the devastating reality of global hunger, with soaring food insecurity and costs, extreme weather events, and the COVID-19 pandemic putting 45 million people in 37 countries at risk of starvation. Join World Vision in its life-saving mission to end world hunger.
When Bernard was young, his town in Haiti lacked access to healthcare. He dreamed of becoming a doctor to help care for his community. When he became a sponsored child, he worked to make his ambition a reality.
As children and families in Somalia face ongoing hunger, food insecurity, and displacement due to the country’s worst drought in decades, World Vision’s emergency communications specialist in Somalia turns to his faith as a source of hope amid the heartache he sees.