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Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may become dropouts or child brides if they are out of school for long.
Local Chicagoland runners will take to the streets this weekend to run 6K as part of a national effort to raise money for clean water and sanitation systems in rural Kenya. The event, hosted by World Vision, takes place November 1 at 9 a.m. at Montrose Harbor in Chicago.
Somalia is on the brink of famine again, as the world celebrates World Food Day.
Celebrate with us today as we mark the one-millionth person to receive clean water through our water programs this year!
Grundfos, the world’s leading pump manufacturer, and World Vision — the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world — announced a new partnership to provide clean water to 2 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years.
World Vision partners with Cascade Designs and several global health non-profit organizations to develop a new water purification device to bring clean water to populations around the world.
In Sierra Leone, World Vision staff, with government officials and other agencies, are working to curb the deadly virus. Faith leaders are being equipped with messages on prevention and awareness, and we are helping them address hopelessness, fear, and stigma in the communities they serve.
Through a loophole in the 2008 Child Soldier Prevention Act, the Obama administration is opting to issue waivers to some offending countries rather than hold them accountable for actively recruiting or using children in their armed forces.