Global Goals: Meeting Physical Needs

Global Goals: Meeting Physical Needs

July 17, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #1: NO POVERTY By Amanda Mootz, Advocacy Mobilization Specialist for World Vision End poverty in all its forms everywhere. In a rural Kenyan village in June 2016, I met John and Grace, a couple who had to bury two of their children just after their first birthdays because of malnutrition. Malnutrition sounds so clinical. … Read More

House passes anti-trafficking bill!

House passes anti-trafficking bill!

July 13, 2017By Christina BradicAct, Making History, Protecting Children No Comments

Yesterday afternoon, the House passed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 (TVPRA) without objection! Since the bill was introduced in April, advocates have continually reached out to their Representatives communicating the importance of this bill, especially for the more than 20 million people in the world who are trafficked and … Read More

The Cost of Cuts

The Cost of Cuts

July 7, 2017By WV AdvocacyForeign Assistance 2 Comments

In May, the President released a proposed budget for FY2018 that included cutting foreign assistance accounts by one-third. These cuts would not only break the United States’ long-standing bipartisan commitment to help the world’s most vulnerable people, they would also put the health, security, and prosperity of Americans at risk. The deep and disproportionate cuts … Read More

School’s Out for the Summer!

School’s Out for the Summer!

July 6, 2017By Zoey WilsonLearn No Comments

Kids may be out of school for the summer, but why should that keep you from learning all summer long? Advocacy impacts issues that affect those in greatest need. From the refugee crisis, to food security, to protecting children from violence, and more – there is a lot to learn about. To help you gain … Read More

Spotlight on Human Trafficking and Child Protection

Spotlight on Human Trafficking and Child Protection

July 6, 2017By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy, Protecting Children 2 Comments

Join us on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, from 12:00-1:00 pm PST // 3:00-4:00 pm EST for an informative conference call on human trafficking and child protection. Trafficking, one form of violence against children, can have a long-lasting impact on the health, development, and education of a child.  In this conference call, you will hear from Rahsaan Graham … Read More

Seeds for a Daughter’s Future

Seeds for a Daughter’s Future

June 15, 2017By Guest AuthorFood and Nutrition No Comments

By: Stefanie Glinsk Fathers around the world want to love and care for their children. But for some fathers, the ability to provide for their children can be just out of reach. This is where organizations like World Vision come in to empower these fathers and provide them with the tools that they need to build … Read More

Aid Expert to Congress: Food Assistance ‘must not be eliminated’

Aid Expert to Congress: Food Assistance ‘must not be eliminated’

June 14, 2017By Kathryn ReidFood and Nutrition 1 Comment

Speaking before the House Agriculture Committee on June 7, 2017, Margaret Schüler, senior vice president for World Vision’s international programs group, said proposed funding changes to U.S. Government food aid will have “life-or-death consequences for the poorest people in the world” and will threaten America’s safety and security.  Here is the text of her address: … Read More