All migrants’ journeys are difficult, but children are especially vulnerable. That’s why World Vision Mexico is helping about 500 children near the border.
Let’s show compassion as we pray for these families on the move – all of whom are children of God, many of whom are brothers and sisters in Christ.
We are especially concerned about the refugee children, who have already seen far too much violence and bloodshed. These children need special protection.
As we continue to hear news reports about the plights of children on the move, let’s educate ourselves on the facts and pray for their safety and wellbeing.
“We were forced to flee. We couldn’t bring anything from our house. The day we left, I saw things I had never seen.”
The garden has been such a success that the family now employs 5 to 7 people. World Vision provided training, seeds, and a generator for irrigation.
“For a moment of time, I can forget about the pain we went through in Burma during the violence. Here I can talk and share my sufferings with other women.”
Both family separation and detention — unaccompanied or as a family — have proven toxic for children’s overall development and long-term well-being.
More than 28 million children were forced to leave their homes in 2016 alone. Unfortunately, these numbers are a part of a growing trend.
This significant level of funds helps ensure that millions of girls who are out-of-school because of conflicts or disaster are not left behind.