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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

World Vision is working with government officials and local communities to offer practical help and communicate ways to curb the deadly Ebola virus as it continues to spread. A massive shipment of donated medical supplies is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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Sponsorship saved Inness.
September 10, 2014

Sponsorship saves Inness’ life

Early in 2013, 9-year-old Inness began to complain of pain in her stomach. “It was like something biting my intestines inside,” she says. “It was so painful.” Inness...

Sponsor makes college dream a reality for one Filipino girl
July 8, 2014

Sponsor makes college dream a reality for one Filipino girl

Growing up in the Philippines, Rachel longed to become a nurse but assumed it would never happen because of her family’s poverty. World Vision started helping her...

Sponsorship gives children in Bangladesh a second chance at education
May 13, 2014

Bangladesh: Sponsorship offers second chance at education and support for father battling addiction

In Bangladesh, 6-year-old Ahsan had to drop out of school. His father’s drug habit left Ahsan without the fees he needed to attend classes. Today, Ahsan is back in...

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls
April 10, 2014

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls

World Vision has partnered with 10x10, a campaign aimed at promoting the education and empowerment of girls. The story of Habtam in Ethiopia illustrates how girls in...

Sponsorship helps families avoid child labor in Bangladesh
January 6, 2014

Sponsorship helps families avoid child labor in Bangladesh

Two years ago, Bipul’s family was in such dire poverty that the young boy was forced to quit school and get a job to help them survive. Today, he’s sponsored through...

Sponsor a child now for 2014; get a tax deduction for 2013
December 18, 2013

Sponsor a child now for 2014; get a charitable tax deduction for 2013

Did you know that you can donate the funds to...

Guatemala children's orchestra for sponsored children
October 23, 2013

Children dream of music

In Guatemala, a unique music program in a rural community started a children’s orchestra that has been changing people’s lives.

Selvin, from Honduras, has become a community leader, thanks to World Vision.
October 23, 2013

Selvin shares his dreams

Selvin, from Honduras, has become a community leader, thanks to World Vision.

Sponsored child Amos
October 23, 2013

Amos shares his dream

From Malawi, Amos’ goal is to grow up and become a doctor so that he can help sick people in his community. Watch his story.

Sponsored child Vannak from Cambodia
October 23, 2013

Vannak shares her dream

Vannak of Cambodia loves to read with her friends. Before she was sponsored, she didn’t always go to school. Watch her story.

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