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Ebola virus outbreak: ‘Hear our prayers to stop the spread of this disease’

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

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 will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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Study: Child literacy rate soars in Solomon Island community
April 2, 2013

Study: Child literacy rate soars in Solomon Island community

In a country where only 17 percent of the population is fully literate, reports of radically improved children’s reading and numeracy skills on Makira in the Solomon...

Japan: Young tsunami survivors integral in rebuilding efforts
March 8, 2013

Japan: Young tsunami survivors integral in rebuilding efforts

Two years after a devastating earthquake and tsunami, Japanese seaside communities are making progress in rebuilding their lives, and children are key contributors to...

Sri Lanka: Education provides hope in post-war recovery
February 27, 2013

Sri Lanka: Education provides hope in post-war recovery

Schooling is foundational to the recovery of children and families scarred by decades of civil war.

A girl’s dream of education becomes reality
February 11, 2013

A girl’s dream of education becomes reality

As a domestic servant working for $6 a month as a young child, Shoma dreamed of going to school. Now, she dreams of being a teacher.

Solomon Islands: Powerful earthquake triggers tsunami
February 7, 2013

Solomon Islands: Powerful earthquake triggers tsunami

World Vision is distributing pre-positioned relief items to families impacted by the quake and tsunami.

Cambodia: Fight against child labor gets $10 million boost
January 15, 2013

Cambodia: Fight against child labor gets $10 million boost

A new child labor prevention program in Cambodia will target children engaged in commercial sex work, brick-making, agriculture, fishing, begging, souvenir selling, and...

Sponsorship helps family find wholeness beyond poverty
January 1, 2013

Sponsorship helps family find wholeness beyond poverty

Thanks to World Vision’s sponsorship program in their village in Bangladesh, this new year will be one of greater stability and hope for Rubina, her husband, and her...

December 11, 2012

Philippines: Typhoon-stricken areas go hungry

World Vision is distributing food and water to children and families impacted by this devastating storm.

When poverty traps girls in a life of desperation
October 16, 2012

When poverty traps girls in a life of desperation

October 11 was the International Day of the Girl. Experience shows that families and communities do best when girls and women are empowered through education to reach...

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school
September 19, 2012

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school

The United Nations has declared October 11 as International Day of the Girl. This inspiring story of 15-year-old Suborna in Bangladesh — who was able to avoid underage...

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