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Giving Tuesday Video: Why do you give?

Video: Why do you give?

Hear what others say about why they’re giving back this Christmas season. Whatever your reason, Thank you!

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January 12, 2012

American poverty still a harsh reality, especially for children

America has not yet fully realized the dream of Martin Luther King, Jr., and nowhere is this more apparent than in the state of poverty among America’s children.

January 12, 2012

Global poverty-focused programs spared from severe cuts

Congress refrained from drastically cutting international poverty programs, allowing the United States to continue being a significant contributor to poverty alleviation...

January 4, 2012

Haiti enters third year of quake recovery

As World Vision wraps up quake recovery efforts in 2012 and transitions to long-term development programs, the international community is failing to fulfill its...

January 2, 2012

Worst place to be a mother, best place to be a midwife

Afghanistan is the most dangerous country in the world for pregnant women. But a rise in the number of community midwives is saving the lives of mothers and their...

December 27, 2011

Top 11 photos from 2011

These 11 photos reflect the stories, the struggles and the events that have changed people’s lives forever this year — from earthquakes to famine, from hardship to...

December 24, 2011

The 12 blogs of Christmas

We invited 12 guest bloggers to share about their memories and family holiday traditions that keep them connected to the true reason for the season.

December 23, 2011

VIDEO: Walking in Sabina’s shoes — for water

As seen in USA Today: While staying in rural Africa with Sabina, World Vision photojournalist Kari Costanza walks miles in this mother’s shoes to fetch filthy water from...

December 22, 2011

Chad: Relief for moms of hungry kids

Chronic food shortages in West African countries, like Chad, threaten the health of children.

December 21, 2011

VIDEO: Goats become an answer to prayer

What would it feel like to be disowned by your family because of a condition beyond your control? That’s what happened to Joyce when she found out she was HIV-positive....

December 21, 2011

Gift of warm clothing helps children feel loved, supported

Poverty for the Ananyan family starts on their doorstep — at the partially-collapsed gate that points to the struggles of the people living here. Staying warm during the...