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Another major earthquake strikes Nepal as World Vision provides aid to survivors of first

Nepal earthquake: World Vision to aid 100,000 in worst-hit areas

A magnitude-7.3 quake struck in Nepal last week, where communities are already reeling from the 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25. The quakes have caused more than 8,600 deaths and widespread devastation. World Vision is on there, providing emergency aid and care to survivors of the first quake.

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Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters
March 26, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan and the benefit of sponsorship for children affected by disasters

After Typhoon Haiyan slammed the Philippines in November, World Vision staff members moved quickly to find each child and family enrolled in sponsorship to identify...

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’
March 10, 2014

Syrian refugee children: ‘We live in constant fear’

To mark the three-year anniversary of the conflict in Syria, World Vision invited children living as refugees to write a report to share their biggest concerns and...

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children
March 5, 2014

Video: What peace means to Syrian refugee children

As world leaders discuss Syria’s future, World Vision asked these children to explain what peace means to them.

Sex trafficking and the Superbowl: A reason to pray
January 30, 2014

What does the Super Bowl have to do with human trafficking?

The answer: Very little. But this momentous sporting event presents an opportunity to shine an important spotlight on the most egregious human rights violation of our...

In Laos, recovering from modern-day slavery
January 13, 2014

In Laos, recovering from modern-day slavery

Enslaved as a domestic servant at the age of 13, Chanhsy* is among the more than 5 million children trafficked annually for forced child labor and sexual exploitation...

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter
January 8, 2014

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.

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...

How a girl in India went from street vendor to school girl
December 13, 2013

How a girl in India went from street vendor to school girl

Once confined to a life of selling lentil pakodas at a railway station, World Vision convinced Kushboo of the importance of education and going to school. Now, she’s...

A child plays in a Child-Friendly Space, after Typhoon Haiyan
November 25, 2013

Child-Friendly Spaces open in Philippines’ typhoon-ravaged communities

World Vision is setting up about 40 Child-Friendly Spaces in order to provide a safe place for children recovering from Typhoon Haiyan to resume learning, play, and...

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking
September 6, 2013

Finding new life after a nightmare of sex trafficking

T*, now 17, was lured into a dark world of sex trafficking and exploitation through poverty, peer pressure, and a broken home. Her time at World Vision’s trauma...

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