World News & Stories

Child-Centered Teaching
One Kindergarten school in the Samtskhe Javakheti community has integrated children with disabilities into the classroom, thanks to World Vision teacher training. Four-year-old Nino (left) is a sponsored child with a speech disability. She...

The Boy Who Doesn't Exist
Matei is 14 years old, born in August, 2002. At least, that’s what his parents told him. But there is no way to know for sure, since he wasn’t registered at birth. To the government, Matei doesn’t exist. And because he doesn't exist, he has...

Children Savor the Sweet Taste of Success
Zaza Ivanidze stands before a room full of pupils.He calls out questions and picks out hands.A child goes to the front of the room and is given a honeycomb to hold as Zaza points to different areas.Today’s lesson is on how honey was discovered years... 

Ready, Prepared and Looking Forward
Angela is active and chatty, with big black eyes and a playful look on her face. Like many kids in Romania’s rural areas, she didn’t have opportunities as a young child; the limits of her village were the limits of her universe. Every...

From the Field See how children celebrate Christmas around the world

At World Vision we’re blessed to work in nearly 100 countries around the world. Not everyone celebrates Christmas, but there are many, many families who do. We get an inside look at all the different ways people celebrate Christmas around the world, and we wanted to share just a few of our favourite stories.


Change Makers When Mauro meets Arman
Mauro visits his sponsored child, Arman, bearing gifts and seeking genuine connection.
 

New Water Brings New Life
Dariko, 65, remembers a time when her family didn’t have water for their land. Like everyone in the community, their only source of water was 30km away—a river up in the mountains. It wasn’t enough for everyone, and the system relied on wooden...

Mia's Story
Six-year-old Mia has the prettiest big, blue eyes. She’s the youngest of five children, and the challenges she faces would be unbearable for most of us, but her eyes are filled with optimism. Mia was born with hydrocephalus, a condition that causes...