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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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Former sponsored child becomes construction technician
September 10, 2013

Former sponsored child becomes construction technician

When Tula Plegsai was growing up in rural Thailand, he dreamed of building a strong home for his family. World Vision child sponsorship helped him gain the education...

Sponsorship gives new life to family and community in poverty
May 8, 2013

Sponsorship gives new life to family and community in poverty

In an urban slum in Peru, World Vision’s work is restoring hope for the families who live there, including Arnila and her children, who are sponsored. This mom went to...

New feature for sponsors: Email to your sponsored child
April 25, 2013

New feature for sponsors: Email to your sponsored child

Emailing your sponsored child is simple, and he or she will love hearing from you. Choose a fun design, and include your picture.

An Easter story of redemption and new life in Honduras
March 20, 2013

An Easter story of redemption and new life in Honduras

A father whose search for work took him far from his family and tempted him to drink heavily found a new perspective and new faith when he felt Christ speaking to him...

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World
February 28, 2013

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World

In observance of International Women’s Day on March 8, World Vision is pleased to launch “Strong Women, Strong World,” a new initiative supporting sustainable change in...

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls
February 19, 2013

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...

A girl’s dream of education becomes reality
February 11, 2013

A girl’s dream of education becomes reality

As a domestic servant working for $6 a month as a young child, Shoma dreamed of going to school. Now, she dreams of being a teacher.

VIDEO: A message of gratitude from Armenia
January 16, 2013

VIDEO: A message of gratitude from Armenia

See how World Vision sponsorship has helped bring new hope to a family in Armenia — as well as their neighbors and entire community.

Sponsorship helps family find wholeness beyond poverty
January 1, 2013

Sponsorship helps family find wholeness beyond poverty

Thanks to World Vision’s sponsorship program in their village in Bangladesh, this new year will be one of greater stability and hope for Rubina, her husband, and her...

VIDEO: When a child meets her U.S. sponsor face-to-face
October 10, 2012

VIDEO: When a child meets her U.S. sponsor face-to-face

A World Vision sponsor from Minnesota traveled to India to meet her sponsored child, Himanshi, in person. It was an experience that both will likely remember for the...

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