The Administration is trying a new tactic to specifically target the life-saving work being done by the State Department and USAID.
The program is helping Rwandans stay healthy and preventing significant future health expenses by the population as well as the government.
This gel, applied to the newborn’s newly cut umbilical cord, only costs 10 cents a tube. But only recently has its ability to fight infection been realized.
Paramedic Shanta Das works at the clinic and helps pregnant women and new mothers. USAID is supporting the clinic, which will eventually operate on its own.
On February 12, the Administration released its budget proposal for FY19. While this budget is not binding, it does lay out the White House’s priorities and may influence the decisions Congress makes. To uphold World Vision’s mission, including to follow our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in working with the poor and oppressed, promote human transformation, … Read More
Even if you are familiar with the basics of foreign assistance, here are ten things you may not know – ten reasons to urge Congress to preserve this critical funding. During Hurricane Katrina, 95 countries offered foreign assistance to the United States, and this number increases to more than 150 if you include offers of medical … Read More
Act Now I’m going to be honest – I don’t like uncertainty. I like plans and knowing what is going to happen, preparation and execution that goes perfectly, with no surprises along the way. This sometimes makes it hard to allow God’s will to work (you know what they say about God and our best-laid … Read More
You’ve heard us say it over and over again, but U.S. foreign assistance programs save millions of lives each year while being only less than 1% of the U.S. budget. These programs immunize children, provide communities with clean water, improve literacy rates in schools thus improving the economy, and much more. Pray with us for funding for, the … Read More
In May, the President released a proposed budget for FY2018 that included cutting foreign assistance accounts by one-third. These cuts would not only break the United States’ long-standing bipartisan commitment to help the world’s most vulnerable people, they would also put the health, security, and prosperity of Americans at risk. The deep and disproportionate cuts … Read More
If you’ve been with us for a while, you are probably aware that we believe in the power of programs funded by U.S. foreign assistance. Whether we are talking about the benefits of these programs, explaining how they work, or sharing experiences from the field, the effectiveness of these programs is evident. Thanks to funding … Read More