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World Vision has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional work in the areas of poverty eradication, access to education, gender empowerment, and health.
Children like Samuel need life-saving deworming medication. Tragically, because of poverty, these drugs are often in short supply in places where they’re desperately needed, leaving many children in pain and at risk of death.
World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child seeks to fill the funding gap as federal budget cuts and economic woes bring less money to urgently-needed programs for clean water, health services, and child protection.
World Vision’s Kari Costanza documents her night under a bed net — a crucial line of defense in malaria-prone regions where the preventable, treatable disease has already caused suffering and death for so many.
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.
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.
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.
Due in large part to improved immunization practices, as well as efforts to eradicate polio, measles, and HIV and AIDS, many of the world’s poorest countries have seen great reductions in the number of children who die before their fifth birthday.