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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola outbreak: World Vision mounts prevention response, supplies frontline responders with protective gear

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 is helping protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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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...

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 11, 2011

Evangelicals and the case for foreign aid

In a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, Rich Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., makes the case for international aid.

November 10, 2011

Back to school after bonded labor

Thirteen-year-old Salay dropped out of school years ago to work in a brick factory to help his family repay debt. But World Vision's intervention encouraged this boy to...

November 10, 2011

Central America: Aid reaches flood survivors

Flooding and landslides force tens of thousands to flee their homes for temporary shelters. World Vision is responding.

November 10, 2011

VIDEO: Gift of chickens provides nutrition, education, income

Elvis, a young boy in Tanzania, found his circumstances changed dramatically when his family received the gift of chickens from World Vision’s Gift Catalog. Watch the...

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