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Comfort Food August 17, 2016

Nam spent his walking 30-40 km every day under the scorching sun to peddle chopsticks and toothpicks. With the help of World Vision his life has been turned around.

Families eat bird’s food to survive El Nino August 12, 2016

Agriculture is the main livelihood in Malawi but due to severe drought, farming has been seriously affected. According to the assessment conducted by UN, about 2.8 million of the population won’t be able to meet their annual food requirements during the 2015/2016 consumption period.  

Six things children need after an emergency – in their own words July 03, 2016

Over ten years, after emergencies in 15 different countries, World Vision spoke to more than 11,000 children aged 5-17. This is what they told us.

We’re celebrating International Day of the Co-operative with the story of an innovative group of wom July 02, 2016

They're inspiring change in their communities through a cooperative that not only provides nutritious food but quality early childhood education for the children in their communities

Joseph the Dairy Farmer June 28, 2016

On a recent trip to Zambia, I witnessed World Vision’s work to lift people out of poverty through a comprehensive community development effort. I was in the Magoye area of the Mazabuka District where World Vision has provided clean water sources of protected wells and boreholes.  

School Gardens in Lunyo June 04, 2016

Thanks to the great support from the Bank of Ireland Staff Third World Fund, World Vision has been working with primary schools in Lunyo, Uganda, to develop their school gardens

Water a Flower Day May 30, 2016

While many small, rural farmers in Tanzania are engaged in sunflower growing, they face a number of constraints that prevent them from taking advantage of this situation. Low access to quality seed and limited knowledge of modern production techniques keep yields low.

El Nino has brought drought to their land so children in Lesotho sell stones to survive May 28, 2016

Food insecurity worsens as the impact of El Nino deepens in Lesotho, a country of close to 2 million in Southern Africa. To survive, many of its children are resorting to begging on the streets, or for two teenage boys Leteba and Pule, selling stones so they can buy food.

Top 4 things children need to grow up healthy May 19, 2016

Here are the top 4 things that all children need from an early age to ensure they grow up healthy.

Cash-based programming to address hunger in conflict-affected South Sudan: A case study May 09, 2016

For some time aid agencies and donors have recognised the benefits of utilising markets to deliver food assistance. And for almost as long, cash-based programming has been effective in doing this by improving people’s ability to purchase sufficient nutritious food

Amani Lazaro describes the limitations of how he and his community used to farm. May 08, 2016

Amani was among the young farmers supported by World Vision to form commercially focused groups of producers to learn improved farming techniques. 

Let’s hatch a plan! May 04, 2016

We are working to improve the availability and accessibility of nutritious foods  to support a nutrient rich diet by promoting home production of micronutrient rich food sources.

Water shortages caused by El Nino affect children the most April 22, 2016

World Vision is responding to the crisis caused by El Nino in at least fifteen countries many of which are feeling acute effects of the water shortage. Food shortages are acute, of that there is no question, but water shortages are just as critical. A lack of clean water causes diarrhea, which can be lethal for small children. Below is a selection of pictures focussing on the effects of water shortages caused by El Nino.

What Ethical Coffe Means for Families April 03, 2016

Five years ago, 40-year-old Tesfaye was struggling to provide for his wife Marta and their children. Despite living in the Kochore district of southern Ethiopia, one of the best coffee growing places in the world, Tesfaye and other coffee farmers found it almost impossible to make ends meet.

Chickens changing lives in Laos March 26, 2016

World Vision poultry revolving fund has helped Vilay and his family out of poverty. Their chicken farm has grown to be a great supply of food as well as income

Spreading the word of FMNR March 16, 2016

In World Vision’s Mogotio Area Development Programme (ADP) in Kenya the word is spreading of how Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration has brought new hope to farmers and their communities.

Syrian Refugees want to start their lives again February 18, 2016

Fahad Tabuck, his wife and his 5 children fled their home in Syria 2 years ago. They have no home. At the moment they are seeking refuge in Adasevci in Serbia.

Seeds of Life January 31, 2016

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.

The Power of Soy January 21, 2016

In a community in Burundi, within two years soymilk cut their malnutrition rate in half. See how, and the difference it's making for these children and their entire community.

Year in Review January 19, 2016

Before we start a brand new year, it’s important that we look back at 2015, a very emotional one.

In 2016, World Vision and our supporters will continue to make a real difference in the world. So let’s reflect on the year passed and learn.

The Silent but Lethal Crisis Looming December 17, 2015

While the world’s attention has been focussed on the escalating conflict in Syria, another humanitarian crisis is silently unfolding which threatens the lives of an even greater number of people across the globe.

Seeing change in Humbo fifteen years on December 05, 2015

Today is World Soil Day and at World Vision we want to celebrate that brown stuff that we don't often think too much about.

World Food Day 2015 October 16, 2015

This World Food Day, World Vision reflects on how food is deciding children's futures in Asia.

A lifeline for Syrian families September 26, 2015

For most Syrian families seeking refuge in Lebanon, receiving food vouchers has been a lifeline.

A Day I Will Never Forget September 21, 2015

Mona, a World Vision Lebanon volunteer, experiences first-hand the terrible working conditions many Syrian refugees are forced to work in to eke out a living having fled their homes.

World Vision Responds to Myanmar floods September 02, 2015

Ravaging floodwaters sweep through houses, farmlands, bridges and roads as relentless monsoon rains continue in Myanmar and India.

Meeting Jalel March 28, 2015

The crisis in Syria has been raging for four long years, leaving many families like Jalel’s in situations they never thought possible. The fighting has forced almost two million children – two million – out of Syria and away from stable lives.  Meet Jalel, one of these children.

“Spilling-The-Beans” - AfroPop Music Video on Healthy Eating December 19, 2014

Rwanda’s top musicians promote beans, a nutritious food that improves children’s and women’s health! 

Celebrating Harvests Around the World October 31, 2014

Halloween traces its roots back to ancient harvest festivals.Today, five of our staff writers from around the world – India, Ethiopia, Cambodia, Honduras, and Bolivia – describe how the harvest season is traditionally celebrated in their part of the world!