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

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

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

Faith and U.S. Foreign Assistance: A Podcast

July 20, 2017By Zoey WilsonFood and Nutrition, Foreign Assistance 1 Comment

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

Seeds for a Daughter’s Future

June 15, 2017By Guest AuthorFood and Nutrition No Comments

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 a sustainable future … Read More

Aid Expert to Congress: Food Assistance ‘must not be eliminated’

June 14, 2017By Kathryn ReidFood and Nutrition 1 Comment

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

Congressman Speaks Out Against Hunger

May 9, 2017By Zoey WilsonFood and Nutrition, Foreign Assistance 2 Comments

There are multiple issues that contribute to the cycle of poverty, including poor economic circumstances, food insecurity, access to education, conflict, and a host of other things. So what is the best approach to tackle a big problem? Programs that do not just tackle one issue but instead look at finding a holistic solution. The McGovern–Dole International Food for Education and … Read More