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

Freedom – From Our Land to Yours

Freedom – From Our Land to Yours

July 25, 2017By WV AdvocacyAdvocate Stories 4 Comments

In the month of July, U.S. citizens celebrate the freedom and opportunity many in the world are not afforded. We chatted with Gregory Loewer, Pastor for Missions at Columbia Baptist Church in Virginia, to discuss the work his church has done with World Vision and how that has impacted his perception of freedom and the … Read More

Global Goals: Stewarding God’s Earth

Global Goals: Stewarding God’s Earth

July 24, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #7: AFFORDABLE & CLEAN ENERGY By Zoey Wilson, Advocacy Communications Associate for World Vision Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable, and modern energy for all. Affordable and Clean Energy, Global Goal 7, is a push to become better stewards of the earth by using energy more efficiently and finding new and sustainable sources of … Read More

Faith and U.S. Foreign Assistance: A Podcast

Faith and U.S. Foreign Assistance: A Podcast

July 20, 2017By Zoey WilsonFood and Nutrition, Foreign Assistance No Comments

World Vision President Rich Stearns joined the President of the National Association of Evangelicals for a conversation on foreign assistance. Why would cuts to this 1% of the U.S. budget that addresses health, disaster relief, food security issues, promotes religious freedom, and protects human rights be tragic? Listen to the podcast.   “And I don’t think it’s good policy to balance … Read More

Global Goals: Finding Equality

Global Goals: Finding Equality

July 20, 2017By WV AdvocacyGlobal Goals No Comments

Goal #4: QUALITY EDUCATION By Jessica Bousquette, Policy Advisor for Child Protection for World Vision and Shannon Sowell, formerly Senior Project Coordinator for World Vision Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. Education is power, a key to unlocking doors to a future that is otherwise out of reach. … Read More