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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: World Vision responds to deadly, complex health emergency

Faced with the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history, World Vision is on the front lines of efforts to curb and prevent spread of the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and other countries in West Africa.

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Chicago man to run 120 marathons for clean water
April 8, 2013

Chicago man to run 120 marathons for clean water

With the goal of bringing water to 30,000 people in Kenya, a former Chicago area pastor aims to run the equivalent of 3,243 miles in 21 consecutive weeks.

When filthy water steals the lives of young children
March 18, 2013

When filthy water steals the lives of young children

On World Water Day, March 22, we remember parents like Kuma in Ethiopia. This father of three has sickness in his eyes and sorrow in his heart. He lost a 2-year-old...

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project
March 4, 2013

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project

More than 20,000 people in 22 communities will benefit from new wells and well rehabilitation projects in 2013 through a partnership between World Vision and charity:...

Kenya election: Voters line up before dawn to cast ballots
March 4, 2013

Kenya election: Voters line up before dawn to cast ballots

Some 14.9 million Kenyans were registered to vote in the first general election since the adoption of the new constitution in August 2010.

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality
March 4, 2013

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality

March 22 is World Water Day. Here’s the story of one mother in a Zambian village who faced deep hardship because her family didn’t have access to clean water — until...

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.

How a microloan can empower a hardworking woman in need
February 19, 2013

How a microloan can empower a hardworking woman in need

One of the best ways to empower a woman in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, is to fund a small loan that she can use to start or build a business, care for...

February 6, 2013

Mali: Children extremely vulnerable as conflict continues

World Vision World Vision is preparing to meet the immediate needs of affected families and advising families on how to keep their children safe, in light of reports of...

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...

Conflict in Congo: Scenes of desperation in hospitals
December 6, 2012

Conflict in Congo: Scenes of desperation in hospitals

World Vision is providing supplies to overwhelmed hospitals in the conflict-ridden eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and is working to meet the needs of...

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