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War through the eyes of an aid worker

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

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July 11, 2012

Niger: A high-tech solution for hunger

Hand-held technology offers an innovative new way to distribute desperately needed cash for work in remote parts of countries such as Niger.

July 10, 2012

Donated medication helps child fight worm infestation

Ezera, 4, was suffering from intestinal worms. But like too many children growing up in poverty, he didn’t have access to the basic medication he needed to recover from...

July 9, 2012

South Sudan marks challenging first year

A year after gaining independence, South Sudan faces serious challenges. Up to half of the South Sudanese people are hungry, and conflict persists.

July 6, 2012

July prayer focus: Pray for women and girls

In many countries, women and girls are extremely vulnerable to abuse and exploitation, and are not treated with the same respect as men. Join us in praying that women...

July 4, 2012

India: Monsoon rains displace 2 million

World Vision is also providing assistance to affected families.

July 2, 2012

Lopez Lomong, former ‘Lost Boy’ to run for U.S. in Olympics

Olympic athlete Lopez Lomong is partnering with World Vision to bring help and hope to children and families in South Sudan.

July 2, 2012

VIDEO: A special bond between a child and his sponsor

Sponsorship is often described in terms of the assistance it brings to a child, family, and community. But the story of Debora in the United States and her sponsored boy...

July 2, 2012

Hungry kids can’t wait as G20 ponders malnutrition solutions

At the G20 Summit, no specific commitments were agreed upon as to how the 20 wealthiest countries would respond to current or future food crises — much to the...

July 2, 2012

Take a life-changing journey to Africa without leaving Seattle

As the city of Seattle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair, World Vision joins with other community members, businesses, and organizations to mark...

June 29, 2012

Myanmar takes steps to free child soldiers

An agreement signed by Myanmar’s government will release child soldiers from the Myanmar armed forces and prevent further recruitment of soldiers under the age of 18.

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