My Summer with Beyond 5

August 27, 2013By Guest AuthorAdvocate Stories 3 Comments

Today we welcome a guest post from Taylor Gleason, our summer intern.  She shares how one summer changed her perspective on advocacy. We’re going to miss you, Taylor! By Taylor Gleason If you would have met me a year ago and told me that I would be interning at World vision with the Advocacy department, … Read More

The Difference

May 16, 2013By Lisa BosAdvocate Stories No Comments

The unfortunate truth is that in sub-Saharan Africa, 1 in 9 children will not make it to their fifth birthday. In developed countries, this number is 1 in 152.  One in three mothers give birth without a skilled attendant and there are still about 2 million women in the world who give birth completely alone.  … Read More

“Mommy, what does ‘waste’ mean?”

March 11, 2013By Guest AuthorAdvocate Stories 5 Comments

By Kristie Urich, Communications Officer, World Vision International My almost 4-year-old daughter is full of questions. I always try to answer them. Sometimes, her questions make me realize just how odd adult life can be and how strange we must seem to children. Then, there are the questions that have more serious answers. Those are … Read More