World Vision International

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 00:45 by Langi Pitia

February 05th, 2018 Honiara - Have you ever heard about the story of a passionate World Vision worker who risked his own life on the line only to visit project communities in his area programs? You might have heard a similar tale before, but this is real for Cedric Vichi, 36, who is always passionate about what he does for communities under his World Vision jurisdiction – The Weather Coast Area Programs – in South Guadalcanal.

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Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 10:28 by Sahr Ngaujah

Katta’s story

Katta Gboya gave birth at the age of 17 and lost her child to diarrhea two months later. Katta lives in the Torma section of Bum Chiefdom, in the Bon District in Southern Sierra Leone.

‘’I was only a young girl who totally lacked experience to raise a baby,” says Katta. “So, whatever I was told, I did. But apart from the age, a lot of women more mature than me had issues raising their babies too. We were only following...

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:12 by

 

This week, as we walk alongside children who face slavery or forced labour, join us in a busy street market in Peru...

 

You are a young boy named Joel. You feel the hustle and bustle of everyone walking past you. It’s an exciting place – lots of bright colours, fantastic smells and delicious looking food. While you want to wander around and explore, you can’t. You are here to work, using all of your strength to lug...

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:09 by

 

This week as we journey with those who are unclothed, we invite you to a home in India, where a young girl gets ready for the day...

 

Your name is Latha and you are 13 years old. Every morning you wake up earlier than the sun, pull your hair back into braids, and make your way outside to boil water for the morning’s breakfast. This used to be your mother’s job, but since she got sick and the pain makes it hard for...

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:07 by

 

This week, as we journey with the those who are forced to flee their homes, we take you to a dusty road in the countryside of Syria...

 

Your name is Shaima and you are 12 years old. The afternoon sun beats down on you, making your head fuzzy from the heat. Out here, there is no protection from the sweltering sun. You know the only thing to do is keep walking; returning home isn’t a possibility. Your home in Syria...

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:02 by

 

This week, as we journey with those who face sickness, we invite you to village in Uganda, during the rainy season...

 

As the rain pours outside, you feel drops of water fall on your head - there is a leak in the roof again. You are a 63-year-old woman named Josephine. Life has brought many challenges for you, with the stress causing aches and pains in your body. Three of your daughters died from HIV. Now their...

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:59 by

REWARD’S STORY, “I was hungry…”

Download the small group resource and find Reward’s story in Week 2.  

This week as we journey with those who are hungry, we invite you to a rural village in Zambia, where a small boy is sleeping…

You are five years old, your name is Reward. You wake up to the noise of your sister snoring next to you. You were dreaming of a hot plate of nshima...

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Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:54 by

 

This week as we journey with those who are thirsty, we invite you to go with a mother on her walk to find clean water in Kenya...


Your name is Naomi and you’re 24-years-old. You are a mother, a sister and a wife. You wake to the chattering of birds outside your home—dawn is just beginning to break. You look over to your three young children and wonder what they’re dreaming about. They’re the most...

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Monday, December 18, 2017 - 07:26 by Zena Khoury

It was a cold day in December when we visited Fadeelah, a Syrian refugee mother with her children in Jerash. As we waited to enter her home, we were all too aware of the brisk temperatures families here endure through the depths of winter. When we first entered her home barefoot (it’s a sign of respect to take off the shoes as you enter a home) we could feel the cold floor penetrating the socks we were wearing, so we could only imagine how they felt being...

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Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 11:41 by Eugene Lee

Written by Elizabeth Hendley, Photography by Eugene Lee

Nineteen-year-old Shivani Swaroop works in a small cubicle at a travel agency in Delhi, her phone buzzing nonstop with calls from clients or hotels. Like many interns her age trying to land a job in a desirable industry, she puts in long hours and takes on extra assignments to learn as much as possible.

Though she spends her days thinking about luxury hotels, plane reservations, and travel...

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