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Read the stories of some of World Vision’s generous donor partners who have answered the call and made the financial commitment to become Visionaries — a group of World Vision supporters who strive to help transform the lives of children, families, and communities in the name of Christ, recognizing that in doing so, their own lives are also transformed.
World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. reflects on how when World Vision brings clean water to a community, it lifts the burden of children like Ireen who must carry water — restoring their potential and dignity.
Globally, girls in developing countries often miss school while on their periods. By missing class for up to a week each month, it often leads to them dropping out altogether. World Vision works with Sesame Workshop to help change that by teaching both boys and girls how to make hygienic reusable menstrual pads so girls can still attend class while on their periods.
How can she reach for the stars when even water is unreachable? In the Great Rift Valley, poverty and lack of clean water create hardships for 8-year-old Ireen, who walks to collect water up to four times a day. World Vision is working alongside communities to bring the reality of clean water and good health to girls like Ireen.
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.
World Vision is back in New York City’s Bryant Park for our third annual Give-back Gift Shop this Giving Tuesday. Even if you can’t join us there, learn how to create your own experience at home with your family through these simple activities that have been featured at Give-back Gift Shop.