News and Updates

We feature write-ups from supporters and staff who are hungry for change and want their voices to be heard.

In 2006, Winfridah Hampeyo, then 12 years old, lived in a remote community in Zambia's Southern Province's Chikanta area. Her future seems grim because all her parents were peasant farmers. But it didn't last long because Jaimi and Todd Yee's family in Colorado, USA, sponsored her when she enrolled with World Vision. That was the start of a close friendship that grew over time, primarily through letters sent between the two parties via World Vision offices.

“But when World Vision came into our community, they sensitized all the households about the importance of practising hygiene and sanitation. They also drilled boreholes that provided us with clean and safe water,” Event narrates.

There are now millions of adults across the world living productive, fulfilled lives because of the partnership of sponsors who wanted to make a difference. And Egy, Kalpana, Pragati & Stephen are living proofs of this! 

This crisis in Sudan, the newest large-scale conflict in the region, is now into its third month and has led to more than two million people being internally displaced. More than 600,000 have fled to neighboring countries including South Sudan, Chad, Ethiopia and Egypt. The failure of ceasefires to hold indicates that this conflict could go on for some time and innocent civilians will suffer the most.

Nomin, a 16-year-old girl from rural Mongolia, is living proof that sponsoring a child can open up a world of possibilities. When Nomin was sponsored in the first grade she received the support she needed to grow, learn and thrive.