The garden has been such a success that the family now employs 5 to 7 people. World Vision provided training, seeds, and a generator for irrigation.
“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”
Both family separation and detention — unaccompanied or as a family — have proven toxic for children’s overall development and long-term well-being.
More than 28 million children were forced to leave their homes in 2016 alone. Unfortunately, these numbers are a part of a growing trend.
This significant level of funds helps ensure that millions of girls who are out-of-school because of conflicts or disaster are not left behind.
Some Syrian refugee children have never seen their homeland and feel more like “children of the camp” than Syrians. Take a look at a day in their lives.
As a Christian organization, we believe God calls us to be His co-workers in defending the vulnerable, the marginalized, and the powerless.
*Update: As of July 2019, the conflict in Syria has lasted over eight years. Around the world, there are over 70 million people displaced due to violence in conflict—the highest number on record. Today marks the seventh anniversary of the conflict in Syria. As you pray for refugees today, pray specifically for the people of … Read More
For part two of our five-part Advent series, Pastor Jon Odom reflects on the second candle of Advent: the candle of preparation. Using examples from his recent trip to Lebanon, he shines a light on what it means to prepare for the work that God has called us to. By Jon Odom It was an unwanted … Read More
“What is the aim of this Congress? And what will happen for us next?” asked 19-year-old Hameed to a captive audience in the U.S. Capitol building. Over live video stream from the Harsham IDP (Internally Displaced People) and refugee camp in Iraq, Hameed (19), Yasmeen (13), and Mohamed (16), shared the hardships they experienced when … Read More