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War through the eyes of an aid worker

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

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Community reading programs boost literacy around the world
February 25, 2015

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world

Literacy Boost aims to measurably improve the literacy skills of 1.5 million girls and boys in 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by the end of 2016. A...

Gift of cow helps a family
February 12, 2015

New cow changes outlook for child and family in desperate poverty

In many parts of the world, animals can be a valuable source of income for families — like Thailand, where sponsored child Pangpon and his family received a World...

January 14, 2015

Child protection unit finds trafficked girl

When Sita* went missing from her home in India, her mother turned to World Vision for help.

Ten years after the tsunami: Lives, homes rebuilt from the ground up
December 22, 2014

Ten years after the tsunami: Lives, homes rebuilt from the ground up

Ten years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Layeun is one of dozens of villages in Aceh, Indonesia, that World Vision helped to rebuild.

Forced into sexual slavery by poverty
December 12, 2014

Forced into sexual slavery by poverty

For Mao, poverty turned an innocent sleepover at a friend’s house into enslavement in Cambodia’s sex trade.

World Vision to provide aid in storm-tossed Philippines
December 11, 2014

World Vision providing aid in storm-tossed Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to...

Indian Ocean tsunami babies born on a mountaintop
December 10, 2014

Indian Ocean tsunami babies born on a mountaintop

As the massive tsunami wreaked havoc on 14 countries and took lives on December 26, 2004, new lives were born. Ten years later, communities have rebuilt, and those...

Gift of cow brings hope for girl in Laos
December 10, 2014

Gift of cow brings hope for girl in Laos

When Khamphama lost her parents, she moved in with her older brother and his wife, but the family struggled....

One year after Typhoon Haiyan, World Vision helps more than 1 million people
November 6, 2014

One year after Typhoon Haiyan, World Vision helps more than 1 million people

In the central Philippines, Typhoon Haiyan survivors are benefiting from new homes and restored livelihoods one year after the devastating storm, but much work still...

Pursuing equal access to education for girls and women in Pakistan
October 8, 2014

Pursuing equal access to education for girls and women in Pakistan

In one village in Pakistan, World Vision empowers young girls and women to educate older women so they won’t be taken advantage of and can thrive.

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