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World Vision to provide aid in storm-tossed Philippines

World Vision providing aid in storm-tossed Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to meet the needs of 2,000 peoples in three evacuation camps in Tacloban the day following the storm’s initial landfall.

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October 12, 2011

Bamboo provides food, income for struggling father and son

World Food Day, October 16, reminds us of the 925 million people who are hungry around the world. Programs like this bamboo cultivation project in Thailand have helped...

October 10, 2011

American aid saves lives in desperate places

U.S. News & World Report features World Vision's director of advocacy and government relations, Robert Zachrtiz, making the case for international aid

October 10, 2011

Improving child health through nutrition, hygiene education

Channa had never been taught about basic nutrition and sanitation; as a result, her children were often sick. But their health began to improve when Channa was invited...

October 10, 2011

Heartfelt experience drives Team World Vision at marathon

At the Chicago Marathon, some 1,000 Team World Vision runners aimed to raise $1 million and secure sponsors for hundreds of children in African communities struggling...

October 7, 2011

An inspiring ‘before and after’ story

As famine ravages parts of Somalia, the story of Zam Zam shows how emergency food and care can dramatically change children’s lives. Just a few weeks after meeting a...

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 6, 2011

Updated: Famine in Somalia reaches historic level

The famine declared in south-central Somalia is feared to be worse than the historic famine of the 1980s. World Vision is seeking safe access to these areas, where...

October 6, 2011

Nurse to run 100 miles for sponsored children

Hannah Covert and three other elite runners will run 100 miles each at the Chicago Marathon on October 9, in an effort to acquire sponsors for 400 children.

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 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...

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