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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
February 19, 2014

Teens rally to fight global hunger and human trafficking

This weekend, February 21-22, teenagers across the country will unite to fight global hunger through World Vision's 30 Hour Famine. World Vision is also launching...

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.

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education
September 3, 2013

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education

A World Vision workshop in Zambia has trained 40 women to go into households around their community and show parents how to prepare nutritious foods for their...

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know
July 16, 2013

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know

Lack of rainfall during recent growing seasons has resulted in food deficits for 3.5 million people in Mali. World Vision has responded to the food crisis here by...

Relay woman evaluates child health
May 20, 2013

Child deaths drop to near zero in World Vision communities

In Niger, preventable child deaths have been steadily decreasing in World Vision communities, as more mothers learn how to best protect their children from disease and...

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...

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