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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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December 19, 2011

Working and waiting in North Korea

Editor’s note: On December 19, North Korea announced the death of its leader, Kim Jong Il. His youngest son, Kim Jong Un, is believed to be the heir-apparent. Kevin...

December 18, 2011

Tropical Storm Washi slams Philippines

UPDATE: World Vision relief efforts are underway in the aftermath of the weekend storm, which killed hundreds and left many more missing. Our teams plan to reach...

December 15, 2011

Toy donations brighten Christmas for struggling U.S. families

As the U.S. economy continues to struggle, children and families in need find a reason for hope and joy during the Christmas season through toys and other goods donated...

December 15, 2011

Horn of Africa: Baby Michele recovering from malnutrition

In Kenya, 6-month-old Michele is finally putting on weight with care and food from World Vision. She is just one among so many children who have suffered from extreme...

December 13, 2011

World Vision artists tour country, spreading Christmas cheer

Contemporary Christian singers on tour this holiday season share the gift of music and inspire audiences to give a gift that will change the life of a child.

December 9, 2011

Congo: Election results spark violence fears

President Joseph Kabila has been declared the winner of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s second-ever election.

December 7, 2011

In Niger, mothers with malnourished children reach clinics

Under the shadow of a looming food crisis, Nigerian mothers seek sustenance for their children.

December 3, 2011

VIDEO: From soccer mom to global advocate

Does speaking out really make a difference? See what Shayne Moore, mom, activist, and author, has to say about how your voice really does matter.

December 2, 2011

From food aid to food grown independently

“With this food security project, now there is plenty of food; we do not need relief assistance anymore.”

December 2, 2011

Reinventing the wheelchair

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In a story from World Vision Magazine, a groundbreaking innovation brings mobility to thousands.

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