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FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

FAQs: Conflict in South Sudan and the risks to children

Conflict in South Sudan has created a hunger crisis, leaving one-third of the population in need of immediate aid. Children are most at risk for malnutrition, and they’re also susceptible to armed recruitment and disease. Read our FAQs to learn more.

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April 10, 2011

The miraculous orange sweet potato

Sweet potatoes and yams are often over-sweetened side dishes here in the United States, but for farmers like Manuel and his family in Mozambique, this root vegetable is...

April 5, 2011

'Soul Surfer' film highlights World Vision's work

World Vision is featured in the upcoming family film "Soul Surfer," the inspiring true story of teen surfer and World Vision advocate Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm...

April 2, 2011

Sponsorship lifts family from despair

Juan, a sponsored child in Bolivia who does well at school and is active in his community, comes from a family that used to struggle deeply with poverty and domestic...

March 30, 2011

Conquering hunger in Mozambique

When Dominga's husband died three years ago, she and her five children were left without any food to eat. World Vision provided immediate assistance through a food...

February 3, 2011

UN: Somalia famine ends, but hunger continues

The United Nations announced February 3 that Somalia’s famine conditions have been relieved by a good harvest and humanitarian aid.

January 11, 2011

Relief at hospital as medicines and supplies are delivered

At a regional health center in Malawi, a nurse and worried parents find reason to be thankful as life-saving medicines and supplies are delivered by World Vision. Too...

January 5, 2011

People of Austin: Meet Swaziland!

A challenge to change the lives of 2,000 children and their communities through World Vision child sponsorship comes to Austin, Texas.

January 5, 2011

Creating a new normal in Haiti, two years after deadly quake

Life in Haiti is not about returning to the way things were before the devastating earthquake two years ago; it’s about creating a new normal. The horrific event is a...

January 3, 2011

VIDEO: How to change the world

So you want to change the world, but wanting to change the world, and changing the world are two separate things. See how advocates really can be catalysts for change.