Food and nutrition

  1. Like many children in East Timor, Elise doesn’t get enough to eat, especially during the “hungry” time between harvests.
  2. In Zambia, World Vision is helping schools to grow citrus fruits to improve children’s health and provide income.
  3. World Vision distributed food to families affected by severe snowstorms in Mongolia during 2010.
  4. Because her family can’t grow enough food, Phon, from Laos, forages for mushrooms, frogs and crickets to eat.
  5. Drought and economic turmoil have exhausted food supplies in rural Zimbabwe, where Belinda lives.
  6. These children in Kenya’s drought-stricken Turkana region are part of a school-based feeding program.
  7. Poor rural communities depend on agriculture for their food and livelihood needs.
  8. In Ecuador, Santiago loves to eat maize porridge prepared by his mum Luz.
  9. Maize (corn) is a staple crop in many parts of Africa.

World Vision is working with communities to fight hunger. From delivering food aid to desperately hungry people, to working on long-term agriculture and income generating programs, we aim to ensure that children and families have access to the food they need to live healthy and productive lives.

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daniel rae
Apr 04, 2014

"This website really touches my heart. The work these people do is really great. Keep of the wonderful work guys."

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Thomas Mason
Mar 12, 2014

"Good work, promoting and providing the foundation for communities to start and to continue to help themselves."

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Mary Funi
Nov 12, 2013

"OMG!!! Its so sad that we take food for granted and these people hardly get any at all. :("

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Mia Fisher
Sep 10, 2013

"Gosh this is sad! What would it be like if we didn't have any food. "

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