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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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Sponsorship gives new life to family and community in poverty
May 8, 2013

Sponsorship gives new life to family and community in poverty

In an urban slum in Peru, World Vision’s work is restoring hope for the families who live there, including Arnila and her children, who are sponsored. This mom went to...

Finishing the job: An interview with Rich Stearns
May 8, 2013

Finishing the job: An interview with Rich Stearns

“Unfinished,” the new book from bestselling author and World Vision U.S. president Rich Stearns, asks the question, “What do you do after you believe?”

Trafficking persists, enslaving children in sexual exploitation
May 7, 2013

Trafficking persists, enslaving children in sexual exploitation

There are more slaves in the world today than during any other time in human history. Ruse*, in Cambodia, is one of millions of young people trafficked each year.

World Vision receives Lifetime Acheivement Award
May 6, 2013

World Vision recognized for outstanding work in Kenya

World Vision has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional work in the areas of poverty eradication, access to education, gender empowerment, and...

Buying a traditional gift for Mother’s Day? Think again.
May 2, 2013

Buying a traditional gift for Mother’s Day? Think again.

Almost two-thirds of American mothers say they would prefer to receive a Mother’s Day gift that would help someone else — gifts like those found in the World Vision Gift...

Amid conflict in Syria, stories of shattered lives
April 30, 2013

Amid conflict in Syria, stories of shattered lives

As the war in Syria enters its third year, tragic stories continue to emerge of how children and families have been devastated. World Vision is providing assistance to...

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope
April 29, 2013

Six months later, Sandy survivors recall devastation and hope

When Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the American Northeast last October, millions were left without power or basic supplies in its aftermath. Celeste Grimes of New...

Intestinal worms drain the life out of children
April 26, 2013

Intestinal worms drain the life out of children

Children like Samuel need life-saving deworming medication. Tragically, because of poverty, these drugs are often in short supply in places where they’re desperately...

VIDEO: Bed nets and the battle against malaria
April 25, 2013

VIDEO: Bed nets and the battle against malaria

World Vision’s Kari Costanza documents her night under a bed net — a crucial line of defense in malaria-prone regions where the preventable, treatable disease has...

30 Hour Famine: Teens go hungry so others don’t have to
April 25, 2013

30 Hour Famine: Teens go hungry so others don’t have to

This weekend, young people across the country will forgo food to raise money and awareness about global hunger.

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