Literacy rates are improving in Nepal

Do you remember your favorite book when you were learning to read as a child? Visualize it. It probably had bright, colorful pictures to illustrate the story. Likely your parents read it to you before bed, or you curled up to engross yourself in it in a cozy reading...
Global poverty: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Global poverty: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The world is making huge strides in overcoming global poverty. Since 1990, a quarter of the world has risen out of extreme poverty. Now, less than 10 percent of the world lives in extreme poverty, surviving on $1.90 a day or less. When families move out of poverty,...

A school day around the world

A typical school day looks different in every country. Travel the globe with us in a single school day to see 10 places where World Vision’s education work helps children. Without schooling, children are at greater risk for exploitation, child marriage, and lower...

Hikes, bikes, and boats: A journey to school

An estimated 21 million elementary school-aged children in Asia and the Pacific don’t attend school, according to UNESCO. Sometimes the main roadblock to education in developing countries isn’t a lack of teachers, books, or classrooms — it’s the trek from home to...

The Acton Institute

The Acton Institute is a non-profit educational organization and our mission is to promote a free society characterized by individual liberty and sustained by religious principles. The Acton Institute organizes seminars aimed at educating religious leaders of all...