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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

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 is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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Sponsorship saved Inness.
September 10, 2014

Sponsorship saves Inness’ life

Early in 2013, 9-year-old Inness began to complain of pain in her stomach. “It was like something biting my intestines inside,” she says. “It was so painful.” Inness...

Blog: The longevity of World Vision water wells
September 2, 2014

Blog: The longevity of World Vision water wells

A new scientific study by the UNC Water Institute shows that World Vision water wells continue to flow for decades.

World Vision at NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 78 Chevrolet to showcase World Vision, promote clean water in Zambia
August 19, 2014

World Vision at NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 78 Chevrolet to showcase World Vision, promote clean water in Zambia

In partnership with Furniture Row Racing, Martin Truex Jr.’s car for upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup races in Bristol, Tennessee, and Atlanta will be fully wrapped in...

August 12, 2014

When hunger and poverty undermine education for children

As back-to-school season arrives, lots of children here in the United States are thinking about a new year of study ahead. Sadly, in many other parts of the world,...

Rescued Vietnamese child grows up to bring hope to children in poverty
August 12, 2014

Vinh Chung: Rescued Vietnamese child grows up to bring hope to children in poverty

In his book, “Where The Wind Leads,” Vinh Chung tells the miraculous story of his rescue by World Vision from the South China Sea and how he built a life for his...

Diella learns to read.
August 11, 2014

World Vision feeds thirst for reading in Burundi

In Burundi, 86.9 percent of people can read, but they lack access to books. World Vision has brought books to a community through a special center, and one mother and...

Women of Faith 2014: From Survival to Revival tour
August 11, 2014

Women of Faith 2014: From Survival to Revival tour

Presented by World Vision, Women of Faith is a transformational journey for both women who want to deepen their faith and women who are exploring what faith is all...

What you need to know about child soldiers
July 29, 2014

Q&A: What you need to know about child soldiers

World Vision’s Jesse Eaves answers questions about the use of child soldiers around the world, including where progress has been made in eliminating this practice,...

Boy returned to Guatemala describes ordeal near U.S. border
July 29, 2014

Boy returned to Guatemala describes ordeal near U.S. border

Sixteen-year-old Kenny* endured an arduous and dangerous trek from his home in Guatemala to the U.S. border, but was returned to Guatemala by the government of Mexico...

Clean water and sanitation among top needs for child and family in Uganda
July 25, 2014

Clean water and sanitation among top needs for child and family in Uganda

For 5-year-old Juliet and her family in northern Uganda, the number-one concern is dirty water and poor sanitation. Every day, these humanitarian crises deprive 1,600...

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