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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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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 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

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 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 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.

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