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Iraq crisis: World Vision to deliver aid to displaced children, families as conditions worsen

Iraq crisis: World Vision to deliver aid to displaced children, families as conditions worsen

Displaced families are in desperate need of food, shelter, clean water, medicine, and protection. In just one week, an additional 200,000 people were forced to flee violence, bringing the number of affected people to more than 1.5 million.

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March 27, 2012

Malaria in Africa: Nets protect children from deadly disease

One of the top killers of children worldwide, malaria is a constant threat to children and families in African countries like Burundi. However, the use of simple and...

March 25, 2012

The Hunger Games: book, movie, reality?

Popular among teens, the best-selling book and newly-released movie highlights a world where many go hungry. This spring, some of these same teens are participating in...

March 23, 2012

Mali: Military force takes control of capital

World Vision staff in Mali report that military action has been so far confined to the capital city and has not affected the organization’s program sites.

March 21, 2012

VIDEO: ‘Without this gift, I could not live’

This Easter season, we celebrate donors who have given gifts that offer hope and new life to children, families, and communities in need around the world — like Chooti...

March 21, 2012

This World Water Day, some good news about clean water

More than 2 billion people gained access to improved water sources between 1990 and 2010. This means that the Millennium Development Goal of halving the proportion of...

March 14, 2012

East Africa: Looking for drought solutions

The United States and other countries that have provided aid to the region will meet in late March to address long-term solutions to recurring droughts.

March 14, 2012

World Vision music artists kick off spring tours

Christian performers like Third Day, Casting Crowns, and J.J. Heller are partnering with World Vision to help children living in poverty worldwide.

March 14, 2012

VIDEO: When drinking water comes from muddy holes in the ground

It’s a reality faced by children and entire communities in places like rural Zambia. The absence of clean, safe water can undermine all other efforts to fight poverty in...

March 13, 2012

Worldwide, fewer people live in extreme poverty

Good news: The number of people living in extreme poverty in 2010 was half that of 1990.

March 13, 2012

Under 5 child deaths decrease, but more intervention needed

Cost-effective approaches are saving the lives of children, but more must be done to reach the fourth Millennium Development Goal: reduce child mortality by two-thirds...

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