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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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30 Hour Famine: Teens rally to fight global hunger and human trafficking
April 23, 2014

30 Hour Famine rallys teens to fight hunger; new initiative offers similar experience for college students and adults

This weekend, April 25-26, teenagers across the country will unite to fight global hunger through World Vision's 30 Hour Famine. World Vision is also kicking off...

Young lives threatened by hunger and drought
May 14, 2013

Young lives threatened by hunger and drought

As regions across Africa continue to suffer consecutive seasons of drought and food shortages, World Vision is bringing assistance to malnourished children like Saytuun...

30 Hour Famine: Teens go hungry so others don’t have to
April 25, 2013

30 Hour Famine: Teens go hungry so others don’t have to

This weekend, young people across the country will forgo food to raise money and awareness about global hunger.

Hunger in the Horn of Africa: From emergency to resiliency
April 15, 2013

Hunger in the Horn of Africa: From emergency to resiliency

After years of drought, families across the Horn of Africa are eager to shift from emergency food aid to sustainable, drought-resistant food sources.

Children in Angola suffering from malnutrition amid drought
November 14, 2012

Children in Angola suffering from malnutrition amid drought

World Vision staff members in Angola warn that ongoing drought in this part of Africa is leading to dangerous food shortages that threaten the lives of children under...

Fighting child hunger and malnutrition in Mali and worldwide
October 17, 2012

Fighting child hunger and malnutrition in Mali and worldwide

The story of baby Marie in Mali highlights the importance of finding long-term, sustainable solutions for hunger and child malnutrition around the world — and what we’re...

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage
September 1, 2012

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage

To help families cope with the serious food scarcity, World Vision is providing food aid and supporting alternative livelihoods for families.