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The Gegharkunik region of Armenia is considered the coldest in the country. In winter, the high temperature can be 4 below zero, while at night it may drop to 22 below zero. These kinds of temperatures are even more challenging, because many children don’t have warm clothes to wear. World Vision works to provide warm clothing and shoes to children in need in cold climates like this.
World Vision is setting up about 40 Child-Friendly Spaces in order to provide a safe place for children recovering from Typhoon Haiyan to resume learning, play, and process the disaster’s effects.
World Vision joins InterAction and applauds passage of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013
Once confined to a life of selling lentil pakodas at a railway station, World Vision convinced Kushboo of the importance of education and going to school. Now, she’s busy with her studies and wants to become a teacher.
December 1 is World AIDS Day. In Zambia, Richard Sianeza is an HIV-positive father who is thankful for his best friend, a World Vision-trained caregiver, for saving his life and inspiring him to do the same work.
Eranda returned home from a World Vision camp — where she learned about the power of God in her life — with a sparkle in her eyes. “The good news must be spread even to others,” she says.
In Rwanda, a group of parents are receiving seeds, training, a greenhouse structure, and entrepreneurial training to jump-start their gardens. Income from their profits allows the group to provide loans to other parents.
World Vision president Richard Stearns and his wife Renee will release two books today through Thomas Nelson Publishing. The first is a devotional featuring stories of people they've met in their travels. The second is a children's Bible storybook.