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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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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.

Sponsored child Monisha from India
October 23, 2013

Monisha shares her dreams

Monisha, from India, wants to see every child in her community attend school and for no child be subjected to harmful labor practices.

Sposored child Hasmik, from Armenia, dreams of chess
October 23, 2013

Hasmik shares her dream

Hasmik, from Armenia, dreams of becoming a great chess player so that she can travel the world and meet her sponsor. Watch her story.

Sponsored child Miguel
October 23, 2013

Miguel shares his dream

The three best things in Miguel’s life are his mother, the World Vision children’s network, and his sponsor, Christine, who sends him many letters. Watch his story....

Catching up with Lisa Marie Presley
October 8, 2013

Catching up with Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley is one of World Vision Artists’ new advocates for the world’s poorest children. World Vision caught up with the singer and mother of four, who is...

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