In just this year, World Vision advocates have generated over 5,000 emails and nearly 350 calls to Congress urging our elected officials to pass the Global Food Security Act (GFSA). As a result of these efforts, we are hopeful a final vote on this legislation may be scheduled as soon as next week. When the … Read More
This past spring, thanks in great part to World Vision advocates, the Global Food Security Act (GFSA) passed both the U.S. House of Representatives as well as the U.S. Senate. Three years in the making, the GFSA is a bipartisan effort that will have a significant impact on efforts to end hunger and malnutrition around … Read More
Update: World Vision is urging members of Congress to take swift action and work with Congressional leadership to enact the Global Food Security Act and bring this bill to the President’s desk. In the words of our partners at Bread for the World, “Who doesn’t appreciate a ‘thank you’ once in a while? It communicates, … Read More
Thank you! Yesterday the House of Representatives voted on the Global Food Security Act and the bill passed 370 to 33! We want to say thank you to our advocates who not only acted quickly on Monday, encouraging ‘yes votes,’ but also spent the past months calling, emailing, and meeting with their members of Congress to educate … Read More
Breaking: Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the Global Food Security Act, (S. 1252, H.R. 1567) a bill that will help fight hunger and malnutrition around the world. We cannot thank our advocates enough for the work they have done on this issue —including sending thousands of emails, making hundreds of phone … Read More
Eighteen months after Emmanuel Ojede was born, he got sick.
After a long, bumpy, and dusty ride, our caravan of vehicles had arrived in the rural district of Chimanimani in the southeastern part of Zimbabwe.
Today is International Women’s Day, a day where we celebrate women and raise awareness about the need for gender parity. Women make up around 50 percent of the agricultural labor force in the developing world, but because resources aren’t spread equitably, their crop yield is less than their male counterparts. However, if women had the … Read More
On February 9 we asked if you would commit to taking a few minutes out of your day to call your members of Congress about the Global Food Security Act. We want to say, Thank you! In a single day, more than 250 calls were placed, reaching more than 100 members of Congress in over … Read More
This is the time of year when snow storms cover many parts of the country. When we are lucky, there is warning. The story often dominates the news, including reporters bundled up and waiting for the snow to start, and shots of people in line at the grocery store. Often shelves empty as people stock … Read More