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According to the Global Hunger Index, one in three children under five is stunted, meaning they haven’t received the right food for a long time and are too short for their age. Almost one in four children under-five is wasted, meaning they don’t weigh enough for their height.

12-Years-Old and Homeless: Sonia’s Story August 21, 2015

Meet Sonia, she’s 12 and lives in Burundi, Africa. Her greatest wish is to have a pen and notepad and to go to school. But sadly, Sonia’s never been to school. She spends most of her days trying to earn something to eat – and many days she goes hungry. 

From Failing Farmer to Successful Businesswoman May 29, 2015

When Gertrude’s farm was failing, all hope seemed lost. But she didn’t give up. Instead, she started her own business and now she’s a successful entrepreneur with confidence and a new lease on life. 

When hunger and poverty undermine education for children February 20, 2015

Sadly, in many parts of the world, food insecurity and poverty often keep children like 11-year-old Kham out of the classroom. Before World Vision helped his family, he’d often skip school to look for food or to avoid embarrassment caused by his dirty clothes.