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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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Three months after Typhoon Haiyan, aid shifts to rebuilding
February 7, 2014

Three months after Typhoon Haiyan, aid shifts to rebuilding

World Vision is helping communities rebuild and providing support for emotionally distressed children, three months after a massive storm ravaged the Philippines....

Sex trafficking and the Superbowl: A reason to pray
January 30, 2014

What does the Super Bowl have to do with human trafficking?

The answer: Very little. But this momentous sporting event presents an opportunity to shine an important spotlight on the most egregious human rights violation of our...

Sponsorship helps families avoid child labor in Bangladesh
January 6, 2014

Sponsorship helps families avoid child labor in Bangladesh

Two years ago, Bipul’s family was in such dire poverty that the young boy was forced to quit school and get a job to help them survive. Today, he’s sponsored through...

How a girl in India went from street vendor to school girl
December 13, 2013

How a girl in India went from street vendor to school girl

Once confined to a life of selling lentil pakodas at a railway station, World Vision convinced Kushboo of the importance of education and going to school. Now, she’s...

Five Christmas gift ideas to fight poverty and honor loved ones
December 13, 2013

Five Christmas gift ideas to fight poverty and honor loved ones

Finding the perfect Christmas gift for friends and family can be a difficult task. But with these five popular items from World Vision’s Gift Catalog, you can bring...

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines
December 12, 2013

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms on record to make landfall, battered the Philippines on November 8 and caused catastrophic damage. World Vision’s...

Survey: Young men most likely to give gift of charity
December 9, 2013

Survey: Young men most likely to give gift of charity

A new survey also reports that a majority of Americans across all age groups donate charitable gifts like the ones found in World Vision’s Gift Catalog — an ideal way...

World Vision pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
December 5, 2013

World Vision pays tribute to ‘tireless justice seeker’ Nelson Mandela

The former South African president, a champion for peace, reconciliation, and humanitarian development, passed away on December 5.

Video: How Gift Catalog works
November 20, 2013

Video: How World Vision Gift Catalog works

See how a gift from the World Vision Gift Catalog is the perfect way to honor a loved one and bring hope to children and families in need.

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines
November 11, 2013

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, considered one of the strongest tropical storms ever, made landfall in the Philippines early November 8 and caused catastrophic damage. World Vision’s...

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