Update: The President’s Budget

February 26, 2018By WV AdvocacyForeign Assistance 2 Comments

On February 12, the Administration released its budget proposal for FY19. While this budget is not binding, it does lay out the White House’s priorities and may influence the decisions Congress makes. To uphold World Vision’s mission, including to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed, promote human transformation, … Read More

Conference Call Recap: Hope for a World Without Hunger

February 14, 2018By WV AdvocacyFood and Nutrition, Learn about Advocacy No Comments

On February 13, World Vision supporters joined our advocacy conference call Hope for a World Without Hunger. Experts talked about the partnership between World Vision and the U.S. government to reduce global hunger and highlighted a simple way to encourage members of Congress to accelerate this progress! Listen to the call recording and read highlights … Read More

We want to hear from you!

January 26, 2018By WV AdvocacyFrom the Blog 1 Comment

Thanks to advocates like you, the World Vision Advocacy community has been able to accomplish so much in the past two decades. Advocates helped improve educational opportunities for the 58 million children who are not in school by advocating for the passage of the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act. By speaking out for the … Read More

How To Make Your Advocacy Relational

January 25, 2018By WV AdvocacyLearn about Advocacy 4 Comments

Did you know? Over 90 percent of Congress publicly claims faith in Christ. This means that people of faith not only have significant influence with these leaders, but also an incredible opportunity to minister to them, connecting with their hearts as much as their minds.  How do you do this? Through relational advocacy. Why It … Read More

One Stop to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence

December 2, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equity, Violence Against Women and Girls No Comments

We are mid-way through the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. In Zambia, 47 percent of women report having experienced physical violence by an intimate partner. World Vision, with a grant from USAID, is implementing One Stop Centers to help victims of gender-based violence get the care they need to recover. Watch this video to … Read More

Fighting Violence Against Women

November 25, 2017By WV AdvocacyGender Equity No Comments

It is estimated that 35 percent of women globally have experienced gender-based violence. The negative effects go beyond being just physical. Women can be impacted mentally, reproductive health can decline, and families can suffer economically and emotionally – unfortunately the list is long. But together, we can help end this atrocity. Today begins the 16 Days … Read More