World Vision International

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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Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 01:47 by Susan Umazi Otieno

Earning a living from nutritious orange-fleshed sweet potato bakes

Sammy Sigei is passionate about baking and has been at it for the last 15years. He started off as an apprentice and was eventually employed at a bakery approximately 76 kilometres away from his hometown, Lelaitich, Bomet County.

By the time his employment at the bakery came to an end, Sigei had already purchased some basic bakery tools and equipment with the goal of...

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 02:11 by Marian Roberts

''Even if World Vision leaves tomorrow, we can take care of ourselves because almost all the interventions carried out here are sustainable '' These were the words of an elated 50 year old, Ilia Ibrofrom Rafin Wada communityin Maradi region. And as a National Director, hearing this from the people we serve gave me some sense of fulfilment.

According to Ilia Ibro,the existence of WV’sinterventions such as...

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Monday, September 19, 2016 - 02:46 by

By Johana Kipkoech

I woke up at 4AM to prepare for this long awaited day. My airport pick and the plane’s departure were also on time. My destination was still in my mind vague since I had not bothered to check on Google Earth, as I am accustomed to, to understand the environment in which I was visiting. In a way, this was a journey of faith.

As the plane pierced the clouds, I relaxed and focused on the beauty above the clouds. The clouds below were well woven...

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Friday, May 6, 2016 - 04:34 by

"We like the new World Vision" was repeatedly uttered by government and community representatives during a regional support visit to World Vision Uganda (WVU). WVU invited the regional technical team for support in reviewing the NO strategy and LEAP 3 pilot aimed at preparation for implementation in FY'2017. A regional team led by the SDO, Mr. John Makoni, paid a visit to Uganda from April 18 to 22, 2016.​ The team spent two days discussing with the National Office...
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Friday, October 30, 2015 - 02:41 by Mark Nonkes

Just before Halloween, it would come home. The bright orange pumpkin, ready to be murdered by our little hands.

It was the only opportunity our mom gave us to play with a sharp knife, a tool we used carefully to saw eyes and a toothy smile into the pumpkin. My brothers and I loved scooping out the seedy insides and placing a candle inside. It was part of Halloween magic.

Before I joined World Vision that's all a pumpkin represented to me. A doorside decoration...

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