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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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January 26, 2012

Donors committed to fighting poverty, despite difficult times

New figures from World Vision show an increase in private giving and gift-in-kind donations from U.S. donors, but a decline in U.S. public sector funding.

January 26, 2012

National “baby showers” draw attention to child health crisis

Women across the country are raising awareness about preventable child deaths by hosting symbolic “baby showers.”

January 20, 2012

West Africa: Hunger crisis deepens

Even as the deadly drought subsides in the Horn of Africa, vulnerable communities are already feeling the effects of a food crisis in West Africa, long before its...

January 20, 2012

NW Storms: World Vision responds to snow, flooding, outages

World Vision is responding to victims of severe weather across the northwest United States by delivering supplies such as blankets, coats, hygiene supplies, and flood...

January 19, 2012

Drought relief update from Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia

UPDATED: World Vision continues its response in areas of the Horn of Africa devastated by drought. While conditions have begun to improve in parts of the region,...

January 19, 2012

South Sudan: Clashes lead to crisis of need

Ethnic clashes in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has resulted in nearly 60 deaths and thousands of displaced families in need of food and shelter. The government has...

January 17, 2012

When 'effectiveness' is not effective

In Christianity Today, World Vision President says "In Haiti, we have to trust that our labor is not in vain."

January 13, 2012

World Vision launches iPhone app

“World Vision Now” app brings global news, videos, and more right to your iPhone.

January 12, 2012

American poverty still a harsh reality, especially for children

America has not yet fully realized the dream of Martin Luther King, Jr., and nowhere is this more apparent than in the state of poverty among America’s children.

January 12, 2012

Global poverty-focused programs spared from severe cuts

Congress refrained from drastically cutting international poverty programs, allowing the United States to continue being a significant contributor to poverty alleviation...

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