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Ebola virus outbreak: ‘Hear our prayers to stop the spread of this disease’

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.

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January 2, 2012

Worst place to be a mother, best place to be a midwife

Afghanistan is the most dangerous country in the world for pregnant women. But a rise in the number of community midwives is saving the lives of mothers and their...

December 27, 2011

Top 11 photos from 2011

These 11 photos reflect the stories, the struggles and the events that have changed people’s lives forever this year — from earthquakes to famine, from hardship to...

December 24, 2011

The 12 blogs of Christmas

We invited 12 guest bloggers to share about their memories and family holiday traditions that keep them connected to the true reason for the season.

December 23, 2011

VIDEO: Walking in Sabina’s shoes — for water

As seen in USA Today: While staying in rural Africa with Sabina, World Vision photojournalist Kari Costanza walks miles in this mother’s shoes to fetch filthy water from...

December 22, 2011

Chad: Relief for moms of hungry kids

Chronic food shortages in West African countries, like Chad, threaten the health of children.

December 21, 2011

Calling all Women: Join us in Washington, D.C., this March!

Sign up for the Women of Vision National Conference. Join other women from across the country to learn about and confront issues of injustice, poverty, and exploitation.

December 21, 2011

VIDEO: Goats become an answer to prayer

What would it feel like to be disowned by your family because of a condition beyond your control? That’s what happened to Joyce when she found out she was HIV-positive....

December 21, 2011

Gift of warm clothing helps children feel loved, supported

Poverty for the Ananyan family starts on their doorstep — at the partially-collapsed gate that points to the struggles of the people living here. Staying warm during the...

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...

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