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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

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 is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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Blog: Village uses alert system to stop child sacrifice
April 17, 2014

Blog: Village uses alert system to stop child sacrifice

In parts of Uganda, child sacrifice is a real danger. But an alert system is helping to recover abducted children.

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood
April 15, 2014

Child-Friendly Spaces help refugee children hold on to childhood

New research from Columbia University shows that Child-Friendly Spaces like those set up by World Vision and other relief agencies in disaster or conflict areas give...

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls
April 10, 2014

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...

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...

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...

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