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Ebola virus outbreak: ‘Hear our prayers to stop the spread of this disease’

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

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 will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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The five worst spots for hunger
September 25, 2014

The five worst spots for hunger

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...

August 12, 2014

When hunger and poverty undermine education for children

As back-to-school season arrives, lots of children here in the United States are thinking about a new year of study ahead. Sadly, in many other parts of the world,...

Sustainable farming
July 3, 2014

World Vision joins ground-breaking alliance to support millions of farmers

The Climate-Smart Alliance unites organizations like World Vision with academics and governments to quickly scale up on-farm assistance, link rural workers to...

30 Hour Famine, Famine for One unite teens, college students, and adults to fight hunger
April 23, 2014

30 Hour Famine, Famine for One unite teens, college students, and adults to fight hunger

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...

Innovative method helps restore forest on barren land in Ethiopia
April 21, 2014

Innovative method helps restore forest on barren land in Ethiopia

Once a lush jungle, the land around Humbo, Ethiopia, became barren after decades of uncontrolled deforestation. But an ancient cultivation method introduced by World...

A gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty.
December 18, 2013

Gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty

The story of Lawrence and his family in Zambia shows how access to basic resources, like agricultural training and farm animals, can help lift an entire family out of...

Beth grows tomatoes with other villagers in a greenhouse
October 28, 2013

Rwanda greenhouse project feeds families, creates hope

In Rwanda, a group of parents are receiving seeds, training, a greenhouse structure, and entrepreneurial training to jump-start their gardens. Income from their...

Combating hunger, mothers cook nutrious food for their children in Bangladesh
October 16, 2013

Five facts about global hunger

While the number of hungry people has dropped from 24 percent in 1990 to 14.3 percent today, some areas of the world are lagging behind in providing adequate...

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not
October 4, 2013

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not

In the Bubwe village of Uganda, chronic poverty and a shortage of land for farming have combined to create a vicious cycle of hunger and food insecurity for families...

Cooking up recipes to end malnutrition in India
September 11, 2013

Cooking up recipes to reduce malnutrition in India

Malnutrition runs rampant in the Melghat region of central India, but World Vision is working with women in this region to change that.

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