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.