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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: World Vision responds to deadly, complex health emergency

Faced with the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in history, World Vision is on the front lines of efforts to curb and prevent spread of the deadly disease in Sierra Leone and other countries in West Africa.

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November 23, 2011

Young boy rallies community to provide goats for those in need

Wilson, 8, set an ambitious goal to raise $2,000 in a year to purchase farm animals through World Vision’s Gift Catalog this Christmas season.

November 21, 2011

West Africa food crisis looms

Poor harvests in Niger and Mauritania could lead to a serious food crisis.

November 18, 2011

New solar-powered borehole helps prevent spread of famine

Instead of trekking for dirty water and risking cattle-raid attacks, students and families in Loyapat, Kenya, now safely access clean water, and can even grow food and...

November 17, 2011

Cholera outbreaks challenge Haiti recovery

Unsafe drinking water leads to renewed cholera outbreaks in Haiti’s capital city.

November 16, 2011

VIDEO: AIDS orphans see desperation, then hope

These siblings in Ghana wondered whether they’d even survive after losing their parents to AIDS. But now, thanks to World Vision’s assistance, these young adults are...

A human trafficking survivor
November 16, 2011

Anti-trafficking bill moves through Congress at a snail’s pace

Congress allowed a major anti-trafficking law to expire at the end of September. Months later, the bill is slowly moving through Congress.

November 16, 2011

Toilets, clean water bring health to Nepalese village

World Toilet Day, November 19, has been established as a day to raise awareness of the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to a toilet and are at risk of...

November 16, 2011

Missouri community still recovering six months after tornado

Joplin, Missouri, was devastated by a tornado in May 2011. World Vision continues to assist with the long-term recovery efforts.

November 16, 2011

Gift of pigs restores life, hope to family trapped by despair

Oscar, father of four sons, tried to take his own life when he became convinced that his situation was hopeless. But the gift of two piglets from World Vision’s Gift...

November 16, 2011

Microloan empowers Kenyan woman

At age 13, Karen was left to care for her siblings, with virtually no source of income. But a microfinance loan through World Vision enabled Karen to pursue her dream of...

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