Healthy Kids Make Happy Families

Healthy Kids Make Happy Families

September 8, 2017By WV AdvocacyAct, Healthy Moms and Kids No Comments

Wednesday, September 13 is Bump Day — a day to raise awareness for maternal and child health globally. Around the world, 16,000 children die from preventable causes every day, but we have tools and interventions that can help. In the Kiboga District of Uganda, Dr. Martin Kabuye has seen not only the positive effects of … Read More

One Call to Support Foreign Assistance

One Call to Support Foreign Assistance

September 5, 2017By WV AdvocacyAct, Foreign Assistance 2 Comments

Today, join our call-in day for U.S. foreign assistance. It’s Congress’ first day back from recess and there are rumors that they will be making decisions on the Federal Budget for FY18 this week, including U.S. foreign assistance. Ask them to reject any cuts to these life-saving programs today. 1 Call, 1 Minute Calling Congress … Read More

A Life Like Mine

A Life Like Mine

August 22, 2017By Guest AuthorRefugee Crisis 3 Comments

By Andrew Olson I looked down the barrel of the long gun inches from the bus window, jolted into alertness from the hazy slumber of our bus trip to the Za’atari Refugee Camp, located just South of the Syria-Jordan border. The tank was a slightly ironic sight outside a camp filled with people who had … Read More

Global Goals: Partnership for the Goals

Global Goals: Partnership for the Goals

July 31, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #17: Revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development. The final Global Goal, partnership for the goals, ties all the goals together. This goal stands as an important reminder that the success of the Global Goals is dependent on the success of … Read More

Global Goals: Building Community

Global Goals: Building Community

July 27, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #8: DECENT WORK & ECONOMIC GROWTH By Daisy Francis, Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst for World Vision Promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. In many parts of the world, having a job may not be enough to enable you to escape from poverty.  Slow … Read More