Earthquake devastates Nepal

Thousands killed, survivors fearful; World Vision mobilizing aid.
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Thousands die in powerful Nepal earthquake

More than 2,300 dead after powerful Nepal earthquake

A 7.8-magnitude earthquake rocked the south-central Asian country of Nepal on Saturday, causing more than 2,300 deaths and widespread devastation. World Vision teams have started to coordinate relief efforts.

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June 12, 2012

VIDEO: As hunger crisis rages, a child eats locusts to survive

In the face of unrelenting drought and food shortages, Salissou has begun catching locusts for his sisters to eat. Ironically, after they destroyed the family’s millet...

June 8, 2012

Bangladeshi girl faces torment of exploitation in Mumbai

Extreme poverty is often a catalyst for exploitation, as Juli’s story tragically illustrates. The Bangladeshi girl was trafficked to India and held in sexual slavery for...

June 5, 2012

Struggling with hunger, hardship in the United States

Think that hunger is a crisis faced only by other countries? Think again. As the economic downturn continues to bear down on the United States, many American families,...

June 5, 2012

Niger: Food crisis may cause greater risk to girls

In Niger, where child marriage is already a serious concern, girls may be at even greater risk for early marriage as food shortages make families desperate to feed their...

June 4, 2012

Thousands advocate for HungerFree world, spur G8 leaders to act

Through art and social media, World Vision’s HungerFree campaign urges G8 leaders to take steps to address global hunger and malnutrition.

June 3, 2012

Sponsored girl empowered to create change in her community

She’s only 12, but Wendy has already made a lasting impact in her community in Honduras. Her sponsorship through World Vision provides physical, emotional, and spiritual...

May 31, 2012

Charles Taylor war crimes conviction welcomed on all sides

The former president of Liberia was sentenced to 50 years in prison for supporting rebels in a campaign of terror that involved murder, rape, and the extensive use of...

May 25, 2012

VIDEO: Child trafficking in Bangladesh

Jesse Eaves, World Vision's child protection policy advisor, shares his observations about child exploitation and trafficking, right from the Bangladesh/India border.

May 25, 2012

Cambodian girl back to school after collecting trash to survive

Children should be in class — not on the streets doing dangerous jobs. But Socheata and her brothers had no other choice. They were forced to go out and collect...

May 24, 2012

Kenya tops list of 10 countries where infant deaths drop

Malaria prevention through the use of insecticide-treated bed nets is believed to be a major contributing factor.

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