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Ebola virus outbreak: ‘Hear our prayers to stop the spread of this disease’

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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July 10, 2011

Basic medicines and supplies needed in rural clinics

Children like baby Potipher are at risk. Help us deliver essential medical items that can save lives.

May 26, 2011

Newlyweds left homeless following deadly tornado in Joplin

Tegan Hill and her new husband, Danny, married in April and moved to their first home together in Joplin, Missouri, just weeks before the deadly tornado of May 22. Now,...

May 1, 2011

Family survives tornado; home doesn't

Bonfilia Maldonado, 26, and her two young children lost their home in the tornado outbreak that struck Alabama on April 27. Without a source of income, this mother...

April 25, 2011

HIV-positive widower gets a hand up for his children

Sibonginkosi, 45, lost his wife in 2008 and discovered that he was HIV-positive soon thereafter. His weakened condition meant that he had trouble providing for his...

April 21, 2011

VIDEO: Buy a Bible, help a child

Purchase a Thomas Nelson Bible at a Christian retail store, and support World Vision's efforts to fight poverty and preventable deaths among children. This is a perfect...

April 19, 2011

Training moms on child health

Before World Vision started a child health project in her village, Keo relied on traditional methods of care that often were detrimental to the health of her three...

April 18, 2011

Time to focus on labor trafficking

Human trafficking most frequently evokes thoughts of the global sex trade. But a new World Vision report calls attention to labor trafficking, which is often hidden from...

April 15, 2011

World Vision and local churches form transformative partnership

World Vision’s focus on holistic development includes both the physical and spiritual needs of communities we serve. For one struggling village in Honduras, the results...

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...