Video: It’s Not What You Know

August 20, 2013By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy No Comments

You may not know who your Representative is, how to schedule an in-district meeting or fully understand the legislative process and that’s okay! Our kid advocate shows that it’s not what you know, it is what you do: You can learn the other things as you go. Visit our videos to see Kid Advocate tell … Read More

San Francisco Meet and Greet!

August 13, 2013By WV AdvocacyEvents 1 Comment

If you live in the San Francisco or Bay area, we would love to get to know you! Join us on Thursday, August 22, from 7 pm – 8 pm to learn more about Beyond 5 and World Vision Advocacy. We will talk about: The Beyond 5 campaign and the issues that we will focus … Read More

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

August 8, 2013By WV AdvocacyHealthy Moms and Kids No Comments

Lately at Beyond 5 we have been talking about water. Now, imagine there is a lack of water and you have an infant. Breastfeeding is the number one way to keep that baby healthy and well. The benefits of exclusive breastfeeding during the fist six months of life are numerous. Benefits are seen cognitively, nutritionally … Read More

Movies in July: A Small Act

July 26, 2013By WV AdvocacyChild Education No Comments

“I think it just felt normal to donate some money to a child.” These were the words of a woman in Sweden thinking back to when she made a decision to sponsor a boy in Nairobi, Kenya.  That boy grew up, went to Harvard, returned to Kenya and created a program to help educate children … Read More

Movies in July: Babies

July 19, 2013By WV AdvocacyHealthy Moms and Kids No Comments

Beyond 5 focuses on children from conception to their fifth birthday.  We recognize that the most critical period is the first 1,000 days, the time during pregnancy and up to the child’s second birthday. Proper care and nutrition during this time is essential for growth, brain development and health.  The movie Babies gives us a special glimpse … Read More

The Superheroes are Girls

July 18, 2013By Lisa BosGender Equality No Comments

Summer is in full swing and so is the summer movie season, full of superheroes, aliens, explosions and monsters. Yet the best movie you may see all summer has none of these, at least not in the typical way you might think. In this movie, the superheroes are girls. The film, Girl Rising, tells the … Read More