Our World Vision – thoughts and stories from staff and supporters
Racing against the break of dawn, Salmon Jacob, Advisor – Environment (Climate Change), World Vision India, steps out, in the darkness of early morn, to embark upon a day long journey through the blistering hot and semi-arid Baran district of Rajasthan.
Recently, an opportunity arose where I was able to see how my funds are being used through a visit to Cambodia! I wondered what the work of Child Rescue would look like. When I arrived in Cambodia, surprisingly there was no Child Rescue centre! Initially I felt a bit...
World Vision as a child centred organisation care about wastewater. Poorly managed it has the potential to kill, while well managed it has the potential to empower communities, protect children’s health and strengthen families’ livelihoods.
Two weeks ago (on March 8th) the world celebrated International Women’s Day and today is World Water Day. While these two international days of action are coincidentally celebrated just two weeks apart, the connection between them is stark and very much on the global development agenda. Sustainable Development Goal...
Each day we learn to value the trees that are left behind. Our household no longer cuts trees for firewood anymore because World Vision gave us a bio-gas unit. The daylong task of collecting wood is no longer needed so I do not have to skip school anymore.
In 2015 an estimated 5.9 million children died before their fifth birthday. That’s nearly 6 million children - In one year. I can’t wrap my head around those figures.