Seeds for a Daughter’s Future

Seeds for a Daughter’s Future

June 15, 2017By Guest AuthorFood and Nutrition No Comments

By: Stefanie Glinsk Fathers around the world want to love and care for their children. But for some fathers, the ability to provide for their children can be just out of reach. This is where organizations like World Vision come in to empower these fathers and provide them with the tools that they need to build … Read More

Aid expert to Congress: Food assistance ‘must not be eliminated’

Aid expert to Congress: Food assistance ‘must not be eliminated’

June 14, 2017By Kathryn ReidFood and Nutrition No Comments

Speaking before the House Agriculture Committee on June 7, 2017, Margaret Schüler, senior vice president for World Vision’s international programs group, said proposed funding changes to U.S. Government food aid will have “life-or-death consequences for the poorest people in the world” and will threaten America’s safety and security.  Here is the text of her address: … Read More

Murky Web of Trafficking

Murky Web of Trafficking

June 12, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris This is part four of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education.   Completing their check-up of Reshma, child protection … Read More

Without education, there is no dignity

Without education, there is no dignity

June 8, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris This is part three of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education. Exiting the main street of the community, Sandeep and … Read More

The Child Labor Saga

The Child Labor Saga

June 5, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris This is part two of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education.   Whether it is because of where they … Read More

Guardians of the Community

Guardians of the Community

June 1, 2017By Guest AuthorProtecting Children No Comments

By: Annila Harris  This is part one of a four-part series taking a deeper dive into child protection efforts in India. A group of concerned volunteers known as the child protection unit works together to protect children from child labor, child marriage, and child trafficking through education.   Against the backdrop of Siliguri, West Bengal’s manic … Read More

What is (or isn’t in) the President’s budget?

What is (or isn’t in) the President’s budget?

May 23, 2017By WV AdvocacyCall to Action, Foreign Assistance 4 Comments

Today the Administration released its fully detailed proposed budget for FY 2018. In this greater than 1500 page budget directed at Congress, the President addresses ‘reprioritizing Federal spending so that it advances the safety and security of the American people’ along with ‘a moral commitment’ and ‘countering economic stagnation.’ Unfortunately, the budget also includes 32 … Read More