To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, World Vision is going green. No, we’re not dying our hair, painting our faces, or even lighting up our office in green fairy lights. Although we’ll admit this sounds like a lot of fun, instead, we are working with some of the world’s poorest communities to help them turn dried up, barren land, into lush, green vistas.
One of the best ways out of poverty in Africa is reclaiming once barren land and turning it into a thriving source of income. So naturally, one of the most important things we do involves the education, planning and implementation of reforestation projects.
A former sponsored child ignites a love for education among her young students. A former sponsored child who now teaches in northeast Cambodia, Phally wants her students to participate — for their hands to spring up in excitement when she asks a question.
Through World Vision, Jwan went back to her war-torn native country Iraq to help women and children in their healing process though art. “My personal goal for this program is to bring a smile back to the displaced children’s faces”.
Meet Nozipho Mahlalela today—a graduate of the University of Swaziland with ambitions to start her own business—and it’s hard to believe the difficult circumstances into which this bright young woman was born.