News, Stories & Videos

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.

More >
Rwanda genocide perpetrator: ‘I asked for forgiveness’
April 14, 2014

Rwanda genocide perpetrator: ‘I asked for forgiveness’

In Rwanda, Emmanuel Nyirimbuga works in a World Vision community project that brings survivors and perpetrators together to find healing and forgiveness. Emmanuel is...

Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide
April 3, 2014

Videos: Rwanda, 20 years after genocide

Following the genocide in Rwanda, where World Vision began relief and development work in 1994, hostility slowly yielded to faith and forgiveness, restoring...

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide
April 2, 2014

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,...

Introducing Dr. Greg Allgood and World Vision Water
December 16, 2013

Introducing Dr. Greg Allgood and World Vision Water

We are excited to introduce our new vice president of water, Dr. Greg Allgood, who comes to us from Procter & Gamble, with 30+ years of water research and non-...

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...

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school
September 6, 2013

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school

Fiona’s long trek to get water meant she was often late for school — and punished as a result. A new borehole in her community changed that.