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Struggles for families in need intensify during Armenia’s long, frigid winters. Some are forced into the unimaginable position of choosing between buying food or warm clothing to help their children survive the bone-chilling cold.
Microloans are a sustainable way to help hard-working entrepreneurs lift themselves and others out of crushing poverty. By giving a Micro gift card this Christmas season, you can honor a loved one and provide a resource that has the potential to empower an unlimited number of people in need.
World AIDS Day is December 1. This story from Zambia is an example of how World Vision continues to come alongside families and communities affected by HIV, giving them the resources they need to live healthy, hopeful lives.
Thanks to World Vision’s sponsorship program in their village in Bangladesh, this new year will be one of greater stability and hope for Rubina, her husband, and her daughter, who once faced desperate need.
A new report notes a downward trend in the percentage of people who are undernourished, worldwide; however, developing nations account for 98 percent of the chronically undernourished people.
October 11 was the International Day of the Girl. Experience shows that families and communities do best when girls and women are empowered through education to reach their God-given potential. Poverty, exploitation, and gender discrimination are the biggest obstacles to this goal, as illustrated by the story of Heang and her five daughters in Cambodia.
World Vision’s Child-Friendly Spaces offer a safe haven for children impacted by war.
More than 1,600 runners joined Team World Vision to run the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, making it the largest charity team participating.