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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 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...

World Vision receives Lifetime Acheivement Award
May 6, 2013

World Vision recognized for outstanding work in Kenya

World Vision has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional work in the areas of poverty eradication, access to education, gender empowerment, and...

30 Hour Famine: Teens go hungry so others don’t have to
April 25, 2013

30 Hour Famine: Teens go hungry so others don’t have to

This weekend, young people across the country will forgo food to raise money and awareness about global hunger.

World Vision aims to transform 10 million lives over five years
April 16, 2013

World Vision aims to transform 10 million lives over five years

World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child seeks to fill the funding gap as federal budget cuts and economic woes bring less money to urgently-needed programs for clean...

Hunger in the Horn of Africa: From emergency to resiliency
April 15, 2013

Hunger in the Horn of Africa: From emergency to resiliency

After years of drought, families across the Horn of Africa are eager to shift from emergency food aid to sustainable, drought-resistant food sources.

Lunch: One big reason to stay in school
February 26, 2013

Lunch: One big reason to stay in school

In Burundi, children are flocking to school in order to receive their only meal of the day: beans and micronutrient-fortified rice.

Livestock project saved lives as drought struck Horn of Africa
January 16, 2013

Livestock project saved lives as drought struck Horn of Africa

In rural Ethiopia and across East Africa, cattle are essential to the livelihoods of families, whose survival was put at risk when an historic drought struck the region...

Children in Angola suffering from malnutrition amid drought
November 14, 2012

Children in Angola suffering from malnutrition amid drought

World Vision staff members in Angola warn that ongoing drought in this part of Africa is leading to dangerous food shortages that threaten the lives of children under...

Fighting child hunger and malnutrition in Mali and worldwide
October 17, 2012

Fighting child hunger and malnutrition in Mali and worldwide

The story of baby Marie in Mali highlights the importance of finding long-term, sustainable solutions for hunger and child malnutrition around the world — and what we’re...

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage
September 1, 2012

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage

To help families cope with the serious food scarcity, World Vision is providing food aid and supporting alternative livelihoods for families.

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