Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 09:25 by Ludovic Wahis
This 25th September, 50 children and youth peacebuilders from more than 30 European countries gathered in Brussels for the first European Union led Youth, Peace & Security event. World Vision, together with 4 other international peacebuilding organisations, UNPBO and UNFPA joined forces to ensure the EU decision-makers act on the first UN Security Council Resolution that shifts the paradigm of young people as agents of peace and not as troublemakers.
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 00:13 by
They say that what goes around comes around. I found myself in this situation earlier this year. The people I have served as a humanitarian worker recently reciprocated by giving me food and shelter.
I joined World Vision in 2013 as part of the food assistance team. At that time, I knew that there was a likelihood of coming face to face with armed conflict. After all, most of the locations served by our team are hard to reach and affected by conflict....
Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 07:07 by Cecil Laguardia
I met 12-year-old Blessing in Bidibidi. She had piercing eyes. She spoke with seriousness well beyond her years.
She told me she fled to northern Uganda and left most of her family members in South Sudan.
“As soon as we heard the gunshots, we just ran. That was how I ended up with my aunt. I do not know what happened to the rest of my nine siblings and my parents,” she said.
Those eyes then flickered and became misty.