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All Children Reading and Pearson Announce Winners of Global Prize Competition to Increase Access to Children’s Reading Materials

Launched in October 2017, the Book Boost: Access for All Challenge was a direct response to the shortage of quality books in accessible formats for children who are blind, have low vision or other disabilities that impact their use of printed materials. One of the major barriers to increasing access to accessible reading materials is the cost and complexity associated with retrofitting existing books into accessible formats, a standard practice in the current production process.

World Vision applauds Congress for rejecting Administration’s cuts to foreign assistance, voices concerns about growing humanitarian funding gap

Responding to the passage of the Fiscal Year 2018 omnibus appropriations bill, World Vision U.S. Vice President of Advocacy and Government Relations Robert Zachritz said: “World Vision appreciates that once again, Congress has rejected the Administration’s drastic cuts to foreign assistance. The Fiscal Year 2018

World Vision commits to reach everyone, everywhere they work with clean water in Rwanda

In the first step of a bold vision to bring clean water to everyone, everywhere World Vision works by the year 2030, President Rich Stearns announced today that the organization will fulfill this commitment first in Rwanda— within five years. The country was chosen because of World Vision’s strong presence there, a clear plan of action, and the support of many partners including the local government.

Armando Christian Perez, aka “Pitbull” To Address United Nations Delegates as Clean Water Here Global Ambassador, launching the Water Action Decade on World Water Day

Pitbull, a.k.a. Mr. Worldwide, will join the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly and Ms. Lani Dolifka, Founder of Clean Water Here, to officially launch the Water Action Decade of 2018-2028. Unanimously adopted in a United Nations General Assembly resolution, the Water Action Decade is a 10-year plan of programs and activities geared to put greater focus on the sustainable development and integrated management of water resources.

Syria’s children ‘at risk of never fully recovering’, new study finds

As Syria’s complex and dire conflict rages into year eight, at what point will daily stress factors become too much for children, and have an irreversible impact on their long-term emotional and physical well-being?

World Vision spoke to more than 1,200 Syrian children, in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan, to find out. The results are revealed in a new report released today.

Humanitarian, Development and Global Health Organizations Release New Data Showing the Devastating Human Costs of Proposed Administration Cuts to Foreign Assistance

Washington, DC – As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.

World Vision Statement

SEATTLE--(February 17, 2018) -- The earthquake in Haiti was a tragedy for the hundreds of thousands of children and their families who lost everything. The nation was already the poorest and most fragile in the hemisphere. It was a challenging time for aid workers who...

Syrian Refugees: Don’t Forget About Us

Highlights One Day’s Wages partnering with World Vision to raise $200,000 for refugees in the Middle East Campaign coincides with the 7-year anniversary of the Syrian civil war World Vision hosted One Day’s Wages founder Eugene Cho in Iraq and Lebanon to meet with...