Kousalya is preparing the afternoon meal for over 60 children, as part of World Vision India’s UMANG feeding programme designed to address the high rates of malnutrition across India. But she is also breaking down one of the oldest social evils that the nation still struggles with, the Caste system.
On January 1, world leaders embarked on the most ambitious and important set of New Year’s resolutions ever made. The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aim to eradicate poverty and injustice and reduce the effects of climate change.
Today is February 6th and it’s the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. Unfortunately, female genital mutilation is still a problem in many parts of the world. Here is some more information about this unjust practice and efforts to stop it in Kenya:
Betsy Baldwin, program management officer for World Vision’s humanitarian and emergency affairs team, writes about a recent trip to Lebanon. Visiting Syrian refugee children who had fled their homes, Betsy witnessed firsthand the effects of the trauma these children had been through.
After her husband’s death, Benedetti has struggled to provide enough food for her four girls. Benedetti’s family was among the 200 households that Mutonguni ADP provided drought-resistant, improved seeds for cowpeas and beans. This simple intervention transformed Benedetti’s life.