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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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Report: Malaria deaths among children under 5 down since 2000
January 23, 2014

Report: Malaria deaths among children under 5 down since 2000

Challenges remain in the global fight against this preventable, treatable disease, but significant progress has been made, thanks to efforts by governments and...

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story
January 14, 2014

A Syrian child’s life in a refugee camp: Sedra’s story

The war in Syria uprooted Sedra’s family and forced them to flee. Now, she and her family live at Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan, yearning for their former life....

In Laos, recovering from modern-day slavery
January 13, 2014

In Laos, recovering from modern-day slavery

Enslaved as a domestic servant at the age of 13, Chanhsy* is among the more than 5 million children trafficked annually for forced child labor and sexual exploitation...

Typhoon Haiyan recovery: Supporting maternal and child health
January 8, 2014

Typhoon Haiyan recovery: Supporting maternal and child health

Two months after the catastrophic storm made landfall in the central Philippines, World Vision continues its long-term response by providing spaces throughout the...

Syrian refugees face a bitter winter
January 6, 2014

Syrian refugees face a bitter winter

Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon and Jordan are bearing the brunt of winter’s cold. Families struggle to stay warm and need your support and prayers to...

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...

Water walk runway
December 20, 2013

From Dr. Greg Allgood: Proud to be one of charity: water’s largest implementing partners

This week's charity: water gala in New York City raised more than $4 million to provide clean drinking water in Malawi. This allows us to reach an additional 52,000...

Top 10 disasters in 2013: A glimpse into recovery and preparedness
December 19, 2013

Five of the worst natural disasters in 2013

Here’s a look at a few of the natural disasters that demanded a significant humanitarian response in 2013.

A gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty.
December 18, 2013

Gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty

The story of Lawrence and his family in Zambia shows how access to basic resources, like agricultural training and farm animals, can help lift an entire family out of...

Sponsor a child now for 2014; get a tax deduction for 2013
December 18, 2013

Sponsor a child now for 2014; get a charitable tax deduction for 2013

Did you know that you can donate the funds to...

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