Update: The President’s Budget

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

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

Pray for Education

Pray for Education

February 8, 2018By Zoey WilsonBiblical Call to Advocacy, Child Education No Comments

Around the world, there are various barriers to education. There may be a lack of teachers or tools. Perhaps families feel their children would have greater value elsewhere. Some students may live amidst conflict and the act of attending school itself is unsafe. In many situations, policies that support child education are not well enforced. But, … Read More

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Changing the trajectory of girls’ lives in Kenya

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation: Changing the trajectory of girls’ lives in Kenya

February 6, 2018By Kathryn ReidViolence Against Women and Girls No Comments

More than 200 million women and girls around the world are living with the results of the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation (FGM/C), also known as cutting and female circumcision, according to a report by UNICEF, the U.N. children’s agency. In the next decade, 30 million more are at risk. The United Nations created … Read More

More than Food to Fight Hunger

More than Food to Fight Hunger

February 5, 2018By Beth Ann SaraccoFood and Nutrition No Comments

Hear author and Senior Policy Adviser for Food Security and Livelihoods, Beth Ann Saracco speak more on this topic next week on our advocacy conference call. At World Vision, we believe ending hunger can be achieved in our lifetime. By working alongside families and empowering them to grow their own food, World Vision helps ensure … Read More

Hope for a World Without Hunger

Hope for a World Without Hunger

February 1, 2018By Cassie PaulsenFood and Nutrition, Learn about Advocacy 3 Comments

A young girl in Turkana County, Kenya, rejoices at the maize and USAID-provided vegetable oil available for her family through World Vision’s Food for Assets program. The program provides needed emergency food assistance for vulnerable families in Turkana County, while also helping the rural community sustainably increase agriculture productivity. There has been very little rain … 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

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