World Vision International

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 08:37 by Zena Khoury

*This success story was produced by Lubna Gharaibeh and Zena Khoury

Meet Mo’men, the calm and collected 12-year-old Jordanian boy benefiting from World Vision’s Remedial Education and Awareness Raising for Syrian and Jordanian Children program that is funded by the Japan Platform.

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 12:43 by Suzy Sainovski

Meet Laynour – she’s fun, feisty and five years old. She plays dolls with her sister, she fights over the doll with her sister, she loves being the centre of attention, she has adorable pigtails and loves making people laugh.

Then there’s her twelve year old brother Mohammed. He’s very relaxed, has a sweet smile, plays football with his friends, enjoys playing with the bright yellow ball he brought with him from Syria, and wants to be an actor when he grows up.

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Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:04 by Bob Neufeld

From a distance, it looks like a white smudge on the horizon.

Azraq Refugee Camp came first came into my view four or five kilometres from its main entrance. Off in the distance, against the harsh brown scrub of the Jordanian desert, I saw hundreds upon hundreds of small, white shelters lined up in straight rows, waiting to provide protection from the hot...

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Friday, February 14, 2014 - 04:50 by Meg Sattler

Today a 15-year-old girl showed me a film of her bombed and ransacked house. She held her phone out in front of me, hands quivering slightly. Room by room, I was taken on a shaky, pixilated tour of what was her family's home. Heaps of clothes, papers and trinkets covered the dusty carpets amid overturned furniture. Here and there, a wall was blown out; sunshine was streaming in where it didn’t before.

"That is my mom and dad’s room," she told me.

Then the camera...

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