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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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Survey: Young men most likely to give gift of charity
December 9, 2013

Survey: Young men most likely to give gift of charity

A new survey also reports that a majority of Americans across all age groups donate charitable gifts like the ones found in World Vision’s Gift Catalog — an ideal way...

World Vision pays tribute to Nelson Mandela
December 5, 2013

World Vision pays tribute to ‘tireless justice seeker’ Nelson Mandela

The former South African president, a champion for peace, reconciliation, and humanitarian development, passed away on December 5.

Set it and forget it: AmazonSmile donates a portion of your purchase
November 26, 2013

Set it and forget it: AmazonSmile donates a portion of your purchase

With Amazon’s new AmazonSmile program, choose World Vision as your charity of...

A child plays in a Child-Friendly Space, after Typhoon Haiyan
November 25, 2013

Child-Friendly Spaces open in Philippines’ typhoon-ravaged communities

World Vision is setting up about 40 Child-Friendly Spaces in order to provide a safe place for children recovering from Typhoon Haiyan to resume learning, play, and...

Share #Joy Advent Challenge
November 21, 2013

Share #Joy Advent Challenge

Join our Share #Joy Advent Challenge! Take action to share joy with friends, strangers, and others around the world.

Video: How Gift Catalog works
November 20, 2013

Video: How World Vision Gift Catalog works

See how a gift from the World Vision Gift Catalog is the perfect way to honor a loved one and bring hope to children and families in need.

Tornadoes pound Midwest U.S.; World Vision prepares response
November 18, 2013

Tornadoes pound Midwest; World Vision prepares response

World Vision is positioned to support local partners serving storm-affected communities, in the wake of deadly tornadoes that slammed 10 Midwest states.

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines
November 11, 2013

World Vision responding to Typhoon Haiyan devastation in the Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, considered one of the strongest tropical storms ever, made landfall in the Philippines early November 8 and caused catastrophic damage. World Vision’s...

Food kits and diapers help U.S. families get by
November 7, 2013

Food kits and diapers help U.S. families get by

Many families across the United States struggle to provide basics, like food and diapers, for their children. World Vision distributed basics to families in need in...

World AIDS Day: A caregiver’s love saves, transforms lives in Zambia
November 5, 2013

A caregiver’s love saves, transforms lives in Zambia

December 1 is World AIDS Day. In Zambia, Richard Sianeza is an HIV-positive father who is thankful for his best friend, a World Vision-trained caregiver, for saving...

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