World Vision International

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 11:44 by Amanda Cupido

Children have the right to live without violence and are leading a global movement to share their stories and solutions. It takes a world to listen.

"Many parents and adults are convinced that without using physical force it is impossible to discipline a child. Our country...

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Friday, May 25, 2018 - 07:48 by

We join with others around the world in prayer for:

·       A world free from violence against children, where every child can play, go to school, be healthy, make friends, feel empowered and have their voice heard.  A world where children feel loved and are safe from harm.

·       Support for children who...

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Monday, May 14, 2018 - 02:53 by Cecil Laguardia

They are just like all the women of the world I met. They are like those from the typhoon belt in the Philippines, those in displaced camps of Iraq, those in the remote parts of Thailand and Laos, or those among the ruins of Nepal’s devastating earthquake.

Indeed, South Sudanese women are the face of courage and resilience. There are a lot more inspiring descriptions I can recall, but if I sum them up in two words, those are the most...

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Monday, April 23, 2018 - 13:22 by

Authored by: Tadeusz Mich, Director of Global Church Partnerships

Technology has connected communities around the world in ways that were previously unimaginable. People can now easily communicate, purchase, and follow news in countries that are thousands of miles away. But with a digital world comes a new space where child protection can be compromised.

Just like technology connects people of all backgrounds, so did this event. Participants...

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Monday, April 23, 2018 - 13:18 by

Tadeusz Mich, Director of Global Church Partnerships

“You shall treat the stranger who sojourns with you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the Lord your God.” – Leviticus 19:34

 Jesus experienced the life of a forced refugee in Egypt. He did not speak a local language and his adopted parents did not have a legal protection. Immigration is a part of our human...

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Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 00:59 by Seung Eun Lim

By Therese Johnson, Communications Consultant, World Vision Timor-Leste.
 
It’s a sunny Thursday morning in Baucau, Timor-Leste. Market day. On a small hill across the road from Baucau Central Market, vendors have staked their territory with plastic sheets. On top are their fruit and vegetables, carefully arranged into neat piles.
 
Immediately I’m...
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Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 01:20 by

“I’m 20 years old, I don’t want to fight. I don’t want to walk towards death with my own two feet.”

Ibrahim is one of more than a million Syrians holed up in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley. He is a refugee from a war that has engulfed his homeland since he was 13 years old.

Like so many Syrians, he’s enduring a life in limbo, consigned to a tent settlement about 30 minutes from the Syrian border. But as the conflict rages on, home might as well be a world away.

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:17 by Tanya Mia Hisanan

Nancy is mother to 17-year old Sydney, a student currently receiving TB treatment from one of five World Vision treatment sites in Daru, Western Province, supported by the Australian Government. Nancy recounts her son's journey to healing and recovery and shares a poignant reminder of how love and support can help cure TB.

For days, my 17-year old son, Sydney, struggled with night fevers. I watched with dread as he grew thinner and paler every day. His...

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Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:05 by Amanda Cupido

Growing up with muddy grounds, caravan homes and a perimeter of barbed wire can make you feel trapped.

Syria Refugee Camp

That's the view for the 80,000 people living in Za'atari Refugee Camp. Many of them have been there since the start of the...

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Monday, March 12, 2018 - 10:57 by Amanda Cupido

When it rains in Za'atari Refugee Camp, it's chaos. 

"Everything gets dirty," explains Obada, 15, who has lived in the camp for the last five years. In an area made of dirt roads that spans more than 5 square km and holds 80,000 people, a bit of rain can definitely cause disruption. Even if you're lucky enough to have proper shoes, you can barely walk as your feet completely sink into the muddy ground.

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