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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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South Sudan conflict: Children face starvation and diesease as fighting continues
April 17, 2014

South Sudan conflict: Children face starvation and disease as fighting continues

Since December, armed conflict has killed thousands and driven more than 950,000 South Sudanese from their homes. World Vision is working to meet the needs of...

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...

World Vision community drills 1,000th water well in Mali
April 9, 2014

World Vision community drills 1,000th water well in Mali

World Vision’s 1,000th successful borehole drilled in Mali since 2003 marks a significant milestone in the effort to provide as many as 120,000 Malians a year with...

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,...

Clean water improves health and nutrition for people in Malawi
March 10, 2014

Clean water improves health and nutrition for people in Malawi

The same challenge has plagued Flossie Kapu throughout her entire 61 years: getting access to water. This grandmother living in Sato, Malawi, has spent her life...

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
March 3, 2014

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2014

World Vision disaster relief experts identify six humanitarian emergencies to follow this year.

Saving children from severe malnutrition
February 7, 2014

Saving children from severe malnutrition

Seven-month-old Makool Malou is among the growing number of children who depend on World Vision’s nutrition program for survival in impoverished South Sudan’s Warrap...

Aid distribution to South Sudanese displaced by war
January 28, 2014

Aid reaches South Sudanese displaced by war

After government and opposition leaders signed a cease-fire agreement, World Vision was among the first aid groups to reach the remote South Sudanese city of Malakal...

A “master tinker” for affordable, accessible clean water
December 13, 2013

A ‘master tinker’ for affordable, accessible clean water

A new World Vision partnership aims to reach more than a million people in eight countries with clean, safe water by 2017 at a price of less than $20 per person — a...

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