2013 Was Good for Kids Under 5

December 31, 2013By WV AdvocacyMaking History No Comments

As we look forward to the beginning of 2014, we wanted to share with you some highlights of 2013 and reasons to celebrate. While 1.22 people are still affected by extreme poverty (living on less than $1.25 per day) this number is down from 1.91 billion in 1990. This past May, a new report showed … Read More

We Are Thankful

November 28, 2013By WV AdvocacyFrom the Blog, Making History No Comments

Behind the scenes at  World Vision Advocacy we want to share what we are thankful for. We are thankful that God has put us in a place where we have the opportunity to help the least fortunate. We have deep gratitude for all of our advocates who are willing to educate themselves, speak out to … Read More

Success with WASH!

September 3, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Making History 4 Comments

Diarrheal disease is the number two killer of children under five years old. To prevent diarrheal disease, World Vision focuses on clean water, improved sanitation facilities, and hygiene — including hand washing and hand washing facilities. We recently saw success with these programs in World Vision communities. Mary Herrick, from World Vision’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene … Read More

The Hunger Conversation

June 27, 2013By WV AdvocacyFood and Nutrition, Making History 2 Comments

Thank you! Last month you added your name to the hunger conversation and we delivered it to the White House.  We now know that nearly half of preventable deaths of children under 5 are due to hunger and malnutrition. By signing Beyond 5’s petition, you helped play a role in the United States addressing these … Read More