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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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Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school
August 13, 2013

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school

With no end in sight for the refugee crisis in Syria, providing access to education for displaced children is just one among many urgent needs as humanitarian...

Welcome to the new Worldvision.org!
August 13, 2013

Welcome to the new Worldvision.org!

You spoke and we listened. We designed this new site with you in mind, so we invite you to take a look around.

A Salvadoran community gets improved water access
August 13, 2013

A Salvadoran community gets clean water

In the community of La Caridad, El Salvador, fetching water once meant a long, excruciating walk and a disappointing return. However, thanks to World Vision’s work,...

Drug shortage prolongs misery of worm-infected patients
August 13, 2013

Clinic drug shortage intensifies worm-infected patients’ misery

Too often, poverty renders basic medicines and supplies inaccessible at local clinics. When that happens, easily treatable ailments threaten the lives of young...

A life transformed: From sponsored child to doctor in training
August 12, 2013

A life transformed: From sponsored child to doctor in training

Niroma grew up in a rural Sri Lankan village where access to education was the exception, not the rule. But World Vision child sponsorship gave her the support she...

Mosquito net effect in Mozambique
July 26, 2013

Mosquito net effect in Mozambique

In malaria-prone Mozambique, two girls live very different lives. One is protected by a mosquito net; the other is not. A handful of gossamer threads treated with...

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know
July 16, 2013

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know

Lack of rainfall during recent growing seasons has resulted in food deficits for 3.5 million people in Mali. World Vision has responded to the food crisis here by...

World Vision to resume limited operations in South Darfur
July 14, 2013

World Vision to resume limited operations in South Darfur

UPDATE: Ten days after two staff members were killed by a grenade explosion near the organization’s office, World Vision restored limited operations in displacement...

Number of Syrian refugees ‘rises uncontrollably’
July 12, 2013

Number of Syrian refugees ‘rises uncontrollably’

Humanitarian conditions are increasingly grim in this region as fighting rages in Syria and millions of civilians have fled to neighboring countries, with thousands...

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes
July 11, 2013

Heading back to school after the Oklahoma tornadoes

As children across the United States prepare to return to school in the next month, residents of tornado-slammed Moore, Okla., have an additional burden to bear....

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