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For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

“[World Vision staff] are trying to start a new chapter in our life and make it possible for us to taste a healthy life," Zohra, an Afghan mother says.

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Video: What if your child had to do this for water?
March 16, 2015

Video: What if your child had to do this for water?

How many times did you turn on the tap this morning? You might start counting if your child had to do this.

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis
March 13, 2015

FAQs: War in Syria, children, and the refugee crisis

Read our overview of the conflict in Syria, the refugee situation in neighboring countries, and World Vision’s response to the crisis.

Josh Cox asks, "What can you do in 30 seconds?"
March 12, 2015

Competitive runner Josh Cox on clean water: “You’re literally giving kids a chance to live”

Long-distance runner and 50K record-holder Josh Cox explains why he is passionate about bringing clean water access to families in Africa.

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis
March 12, 2015

After four years of war, Americans still unaware of severity of Syria crisis

More than half of American adults say the crisis in Syria has impacted fewer people than other recent disasters; in reality, Syrians are currently the largest refugee...

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...

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families
February 18, 2015

Photos: Harsh winter threatens Syrian refugee children and families

Syrian refugee families who have fled their homeland due to violence are ill-equipped to deal with the harsh winter conditions. These photos from an informal refugee...

After Ebola, survivors and orphans face challenges
February 16, 2015

After Ebola, survivors and orphans face challenges

Aruma, 14, lost his parents, his elder brother, and three younger siblings to Ebola. He’s one of more than 11,000 children in West Africa who have lost one or both...

From dire illness to healthy lives: Clean water transforms community
February 12, 2015

From dire illness to healthy lives: Clean water transforms community

In Kenya’s Rift Valley, lack of clean drinking water at Morop Primary School was a big problem. Students often suffered from waterborne diseases; some spent more time...

February 12, 2015

Nutrition training empowers mother to keep her child nourished

When Fiston Kengawe was just 14 months old, his grandmother took him to the hospital, where he was diagnosed with acute malnutrition. World Vision works to help...

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...

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