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Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

Ebola virus outbreak and World Vision’s response efforts

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 will help protect health workers who are caring for the infected.

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August 28, 2011

#FamineNoMore: Online campaign draws attention to drought

This global social media campaign shines a light on the worst drought of the century — a drought that puts 12.4 million people in the Horn of Africa at risk of...

August 19, 2011

Transforming schools, empowering students

As the U.S. economy continues to falter, many children across the country are at risk of going to school without having even basic supplies. World Vision is working in...

August 19, 2011

Former sponsored child returns to empower her community

Savitri returned as an adult to the village where she grew up, with the goal of giving children there the same opportunities she got as a child sponsored through World...

August 18, 2011

World’s largest refugee camp shelters families fleeing famine

Dadaab camp, Kenya, now has more than 400,000 refugees seeking shelter, with as many as 1,500 new arrivals per day. Among them are Mariam and Awliya, who faced...

August 18, 2011

New tents erected in Kenyan refugee camp

Dadaab, Kenya, is the world’s largest refugee camp, and a destination point for the hundreds of thousands of families who have fled drought in parts of East Africa, and...

August 17, 2011

Mosquito nets end the nightmare of malaria

World Vision provided mosquito nets for Calvin, 10, a sponsored child in western Zimbabwe, and his five cousins. Calvin, who is orphaned, had two cases of malaria in...

August 17, 2011

Mosquito nets end the nightmare of malaria

World Vision provided mosquito nets for Calvin, 10, a sponsored child in western Zimbabwe, and his five cousins. Calvin, who is orphaned, had two cases of malaria in...

August 17, 2011

‘It is so dry. There is no food in sight.’

Unrelenting drought in Kenya and across the Horn of Africa is having tragic consequences for children like Ekatorot, who is critically malnourished. World Vision is...

August 17, 2011

School back in session for Laura, despite the difficulties

In Bolivia, young girls like Laura face many obstacles to achieving a good education — including getting to school in the first place. Sponsoring a child through World...

August 11, 2011

Mother and child healthcare in the Philippines is improving

Healthcare access is limited for many mothers and children in politically and economically unstable areas of the Philippines, like Sarangani, where Rowena lives. World...

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