Today, May 21, is the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine. Hungry people in East Africa are our neighbors in the eyes of God, and Jesus calls us to love them in the same way we love God and ourselves (Matthew 22:39, Mark 12:31).
Our president Rich Stearns explains how we can be in fellowship with them in their suffering.
Our Global 6K for Water in Detroit was filled with an electric energy. Why? Because 900 people came together with a passion for alleviating children’s suffering.
Experience the electric energy of this event with blogger Haley Bodine!
In every culture, a mother's heart and prayer are for her children, for them to grow up happy and healthy. After meeting mothers around the world whose children are not healthy, Carla Hillard was moved to use her voice for change.
This Mother’s Day, what if you could be an answer to a mother’s prayer?
First and foremost, World Vision’s Global 6K for Water is about providing clean water to thousands of children.
10-year-old Makaylah offers these words to people who are still undecided about participating: “If you were about to die or were getting sick because you didn’t have clean water, wouldn’t you want somebody to do this for you?”
This World Malaria Day, April 25, see how we’re joining with our partners and communities to end malaria for good!
Together, we’re one step closer to ensuring that no child dies from malaria.
Have you ever been lost in the woods — literally or figuratively? Have you rationed your resources, preparing for the worst? Families who can’t access clean water feel this kind of desperation every day.
Blogger Rachel Teodoro has met some of these families. Hear their story and a simple way that you can give them hope!
"On the cross we see the true nature and character of God: one who is willing to absorb our messiness and hatred, while responding in love."
A Good Friday reflection from blogger Benjamin L. Corey, and an invitation to follow in Jesus' footsteps.
God wants us to live lives of endurance, running after him—running with passion and purpose.
See how walking or running our Global 6K for Water this spring is a great way to say yes to God’s call to run for him and “let justice roll on like a river!”
Growing up in rural Kenya, Sam Irungu knew the daily struggle of collecting dirty water from the early age of 5. Today, he works as a software engineer for World Vision!
He attributes this change to God: an answer to his mother’s prayer to redeem the life of God’s children for a better tomorrow.
Hear about his journey!
While saying no can feel comfortable, the greatest version of ourselves, of who God made us to be, often lies just on the other side of “Yes.”
What is it in your life that’s calling out for your yes today?
Many names help give meaning to a person’s life. For International Day of Happiness, we’re celebrating children around the world with the name Happy!
Hear what makes some of our Happy-named staff happy, and see a fun way that you can bring a little happiness to the world today.
Today begins the seventh year of the Syrian refugee crisis.
In 2013, when the crisis was relatively young, our president Rich Stearns met 10-year-old Haya in Jordan. The poem and letter she read to him that day became a pivotal moment in his life: “Do you ever think of the children of Syria?”
Hear from Rich about the impact of that moment, and three and a half years later, join us in reconnecting with Haya.
Asking others to help you fundraise can feel awkward and scary. But it doesn’t have to. Maybe instead of asking for help from their wallet, you can invite them to invest their heart in a cause you believe in.
Here are three ways to help you overcome your fear of fundraising!
At the Kentucky Derby on May 6, 3-year-old thoroughbred horses will race for 10 furlongs. Also on May 6, people will come together worldwide to walk or run 30 furlongs—three Kentucky Derbies—for clean water.
Which race will you be part of on May 6?
What happens when a mother dies? In poorer parts of the world, like the highlands of Papua, Indonesia, a mother's death can be especially devastating to her family's livelihood and survival.
And in 2015, 760 mothers-to-be died every day.
This International Women’s Day, let’s #BeBoldforChange by helping to ensure that poor mothers survive childbirth.
663 million people don't have clean water. It's a difficult number to imagine. But it's time to start putting real faces to this number.
Start with one. Because one more child with clean water brings 663 million down to 662,999,999. And one by one we can bring clean water to children across the globe.
See a great place to start!
Without clean water, you and your clothes stay dirty. Imagine being too ashamed to go to church. To school. Without hope or community around you.
Nivesh is a girl whose dreams were dying before they ever had a chance. See how the promise of clean water is giving new life to her dreams!
Every day, 1,000 children die from preventable diseases caused by unsafe drinking water.
You can change that!
Every step you take together with your friends in our Global 6K for Water is a step a child doesn't have to.
When building relationships with their sponsored children, most of our sponsors find themselves sending that love long-distance.
Hear from Kelly, who blogs at Virtually Yours, about how she builds relationships over distance and over time, and how love has made the world feel just a little bit smaller.