Job Promise Turns to Nightmare

Job Promise Turns to Nightmare

April 11, 2017By Guest AuthorForeign Assistance No Comments

By Rhonda Hirst Joy*, 49, has eight children. She lived a basic yet comfortable life in a remote community in the rolling hills of Ormoc, Philippines. Her husband made coconut wine and sold two large barrels a week for 5,000 pesos, about $100. “We were happy before Yolanda,” she explains. (“Yolanda” is the Philippine name … Read More

What is happening in Syria?

What is happening in Syria?

April 6, 2017By WV AdvocacyRefugee Crisis 2 Comments

This week headlines filled with news of a deadly chemical attack in Northern Syria. Many media outlets named it the “worst chemical event in years” and it was labeled “reprehensible” and “atrocious.” The problem is that these labels make the tragedy seem unusual. The truth is that every day lives are lost in Syria — in schools, … Read More

Conference Call Review: Analysis of the President’s FY18 Proposed Budget

Conference Call Review: Analysis of the President’s FY18 Proposed Budget

March 23, 2017By WV AdvocacyCall to Action, Learn about Advocacy No Comments

If you missed the World Vision Advocacy Conference Call: Analysis of the President’s FY18 Proposed Budget earlier this week, you can listen to the recording below. https://www.uberconference.com/getmp3/AMIfv96PcWmQDGQ7JMepZbXOJBDdwPJFzcp2-9eElTjpuGdjVtfL83VzRKF7ZWXYsOpXVxDtW1l7ido4dqaaz7AqzeHoD373BEDURphvkb1vgOF66fopia5uB896_776m-NVoP90DViALriw2EDgshEo6Vf0LvNhTw.mp3 Recording Starts: Amanda Mootz, Advocacy Mobilization Specialist opens the call and introduces the issue — proposed cuts to U.S. foreign assistance; timestamp 04:10 On March 16, the President … Read More

World Water Day: The Impact of Water around the World

World Water Day: The Impact of Water around the World

March 22, 2017By Beth Ann SaraccoClean Water, Food and Nutrition No Comments

By Beth Ann Saracco, policy advisor for food security and livelihoods and Catherine Namwezi, World Vision intern with the Government Relations and Advocacy team Sometimes it is easy to think of issues affecting poverty as individual problems that need to be solved one-by-one, like providing clean water, food security, protection for children, education, and providing … Read More