Home > News, Stories & Videos

News, Stories & Videos

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

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 will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

More >
April 5, 2012

Eight famine busters help save children’s lives in East Africa

World Vision’s famine mitigation techniques helped ensure that none of the almost 250,000 sponsored children in the Horn of Africa died from famine last year, even...

April 3, 2012

Sponsored child receives additional joy through gift of goats

World Vision began working in Varsha’s community when she was just 2 and lived with her parents in a tent made of plastic sheets. In the years since, her family has...

April 3, 2012

Mali: Aid agencies halt relief due to violence

Insecurity prevents World Vision and other organizations from operating in Mali.

March 30, 2012

Children still forced to be soldiers in Africa and globally

Children are fighting in wars worldwide, some as combatants in national armies. Despite a law meant to prevent U.S. taxpayer money from supporting armies that use child...

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.

Pages