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Days before the government of Sierra Leone institutes a three-day quarantine to contain the spread of Ebola, World Vision will begin a massive delivery of 200 pallets of medical relief supplies.
While Liberia has been declared Ebola-free and the disease’s spread is slowing in Sierra Leone and Guinea, there is still much to be done to eradicate the disease and recover from the crippling social and economic effects of the outbreak.
Pastor, speaker, and author Eugene Cho's parents grew up in extreme poverty in Korea. He describes the "not with hand-outs but with hand-ups" approach that gave them respect and dignity and how these solutions work best for clean water, sanitation, and hygiene.
Early in 2013, 9-year-old Inness began to complain of pain in her stomach. “It was like something biting my intestines inside,” she says. “It was so painful.” Inness is alive today because of the help provided through World Vision’s sponsorship program in Hamaundu, Zambia.
"Water Now" organizers have selected World Vision to be their philanthropic and educational partner based on years of experience and success addressing water issues around the world.
World Vision is urging world leaders not to forget the ongoing suffering of children caused by the Syrian conflict, as refugee numbers surpassed 3 million Friday in what the UN is calling “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.”
A new scientific study by the UNC Water Institute shows that World Vision water wells continue to flow for decades.
UNC study finds World Vision’s model of local water committees and usage fees results in nearly 80 percent of wells remaining in use after two decades.