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World Vision to aid unaccompanied children fleeing violence

World Vision to aid unaccompanied children fleeing violence

As the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border intensifies, World Vision is providing essential supplies through partner organizations to help unaccompanied minors in transition centers across the United States.

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Sponsored child Vannak from Cambodia
October 23, 2013

Vannak shares her dream

Vannak of Cambodia loves to read with her friends. Before she was sponsored, she didn’t always go to school. Watch her story.

Sponsored child Monisha from India
October 23, 2013

Monisha shares her dreams

Monisha, from India, wants to see every child in her community attend school and for no child be subjected to harmful labor practices.

Sposored child Hasmik, from Armenia, dreams of chess
October 23, 2013

Hasmik shares her dream

Hasmik, from Armenia, dreams of becoming a great chess player so that she can travel the world and meet her sponsor. Watch her story.

Sponsored child Miguel
October 23, 2013

Miguel shares his dream

The three best things in Miguel’s life are his mother, the World Vision children’s network, and his sponsor, Christine, who sends him many letters. Watch his story....

India Cyclone disaster relief food distribution
October 17, 2013

Cyclone Phailin: Focus shifts to relief and recovery in the wake of Indian superstorm

A destructive storm — equivalent to the size of Hurricane Katrina — made landfall October 12 on India’s eastern coast. World Vision has activated an emergency...

Combating hunger, mothers cook nutrious food for their children in Bangladesh
October 16, 2013

Five facts about global hunger

While the number of hungry people has dropped from 24 percent in 1990 to 14.3 percent today, some areas of the world are lagging behind in providing adequate...

A glimpse into disaster recovery and preparedness
October 11, 2013

A glimpse into disaster recovery and preparedness

When disasters strike, poorest populations suffer the most. World Vision stands ready to respond to emergencies now — and helps vulnerable communities prepare for...

Catching up with Lisa Marie Presley
October 8, 2013

Catching up with Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley is one of World Vision Artists’ new advocates for the world’s poorest children. World Vision caught up with the singer and mother of four, who is...

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not
October 4, 2013

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not

In the Bubwe village of Uganda, chronic poverty and a shortage of land for farming have combined to create a vicious cycle of hunger and food insecurity for families...

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak
October 4, 2013

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak

Declared polio-free in 2007, Somalia is again facing a polio outbreak, largely due to gaps in vaccination because of conflict and disaster.

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