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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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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,...

September 20, 2011

The moral imperative of humanitarian aid

The following commentary is based on remarks Mr. Hill presented on September 5 at a forum entitled “Reforming Aid, Transforming the World,” hosted by Global Washington...

September 20, 2011

Big decline in global child deaths vindicates health efforts

A new report reveals that the number of deaths of children under 5 worldwide has significantly dropped in the past 10 years.

September 15, 2011

VIDEO: Sponsorship makes world a little smaller

World Vision sponsor Karen Flessland shares about her experience traveling to Senegal to meet her sponsored child, 9-year-old Amy.

September 15, 2011

Young man trafficked for dangerous labor

Yong is one of many young people in his Laotian village targeted by traffickers who take advantage of a child’s poverty and lack of education.

September 14, 2011

Report: U.S. poverty rate at highest level since 1993

New data released in a report from the U.S. Census Bureau paints a stark picture of the challenges our nation faces.

September 13, 2011

Gasoline firestorm sweeps through Nairobi slum

World Vision staff are assisting survivors of the recent gas line explosion.

September 12, 2011

Six months later, Japan battles long-term tsunami effects

As local economies still struggle in Japan’s coastal towns affected by the March earthquake and tsunami, World Vision focuses on assisting children and revitalizing the...

September 9, 2011

Families fighting for their lives in drought-ravaged Somalia

Mothers like Hadija and Gaalo and their children have faced unimaginable hardships as they struggle to survive in a region where unrelenting drought has put millions at...

September 8, 2011

Literacy, life skills bring hope to Laotian mother

International Literacy Day, September 8, highlights worldwide literacy needs. More than 780 million adults cannot read. World Vision is conducting adult literacy...

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