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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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October 6, 2011

Administration refuses to enforce child soldier law

Exploiting a loophole in the Child Soldier Prevention Act, the president is allowing countries that use children in their armed forces to receive military aid from the...

October 6, 2011

Goats and chickens: life-changing gifts that multiply

Two inspiring stories from World Vision’s Gift Catalog — one about a boy who received a goat, and another about a family who received chickens — show just how...

October 5, 2011

Sponsored child tutors local children, studies to be a teacher

Cherry, 16, inspires a younger generation to appreciate education as a solution to poverty. We celebrate her contribution and the contribution of countless other...

October 4, 2011

World Vision responds as second typhoon hits Philippines

Two consecutive typhoons struck the Philippines in recent weeks, affecting as many as 3 million people. World Vision is responding.

September 29, 2011

Lack of clean clothing and medication leads to sick children

Many children living in poverty, like Esnart and Mike in Zambia, have never worn shoes or clean clothing. Add to this a lack of access to basic medications in poor,...

September 29, 2011

Christian artists, authors, retailers team up to fight hunger

“Feed the Flock” benefit CD will be available exclusively during Christian Store Week, October 1-10, at participating Christian retail stores. The enhanced CD includes...

September 27, 2011

As Asian tourism booms, child exploitation risk increases

Tourism can help bring economic prosperity to struggling countries, but it comes with the risk of child sex tourists exploiting local children. World Vision is calling...

September 22, 2011

Submit your prayer requests for annual Day of Prayer

Let us pray for you. Submit your prayer request and one of our staff will pray specifically for you on our Day of Prayer, October 3rd.

September 21, 2011

Small loan helps family build better life

Despite their hard work, Phin Hen and her husband could not afford to support their two sons. But when they received a microloan through World Vision, the 38-year-old...

September 21, 2011

Horn of Africa: Relief efforts continue amid immense suffering

With a historic drought intensifying a food crisis and famine that continues to threaten lives, World Vision continues its response in devastated areas of Kenya,...

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