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School children in Ebola-plagued Sierra Leone return to school Tuesday after a nine-month hiatus, but some may be burdened by more than books and backpacks as they head to class.
The Lewis Institute at Babson College will include World Vision’s Channels of Hope team among its winners of the 2015 Social Innovator Awards.
“[World Vision staff] are trying to start a new chapter in our life and make it possible for us to taste a healthy life," Zohra, an Afghan mother says.
It takes two hours on a bumpy road to get to Ayien Amiol Health Clinic in South Sudan’s Warrup state, where Nyayiik Bol and her son are receiving medical care. She's had stomach pain since she was pregnant, and he suffers from malnutrition and worms. World Vision is helping by setting up this health clinic to treat them and 700 others in their area.
Domingos Danca spends his days and nights lying outside on a mat covered by a rotten mosquito net, his body too weak to even walk around his home in the Morrumbala district in north-central Mozambique. The 60-year-old is HIV-positive, but because of a World Vision care giver, he's getting treatment and support.
On the eve of a three-day lock-down that will quarantine some 6 million people across Sierra Leone, World Vision is urging a renewed focus on safe and dignified burials to help eradicate the virus.
Water Now today announced the overall social media voice exceeded more than one billion people when the clean water campaign ended on March 22, 2015.
World Vision will take its case, bolstered by the destructive force of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu, for prioritizing the needs of children in humanitarian disasters to the UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction - 2015 in Sendai, Japan.