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Efforts by faith leaders, teachers, parents and government helped inform citizens about risk factors for Ebola, dispel fear and stigma
July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Kolab* is a human trafficking survivor in Cambodia, now on the road to a full life; but millions of other children like Kolab are still vulnerable to trafficking because of their desperate circumstances.
Children call for better shelter solutions, more education so they are prepared ahead of the next natural disaster.
In Bangladesh, Sonali and her sister live at the Hat Khola brothel with their mother. During the day, Sonali attends a World Vision Child-friendly Space where she plays, draws, and dances. It’s a safe place in a dangerous world.
Absi fled Syria with his sister and mom. He should be in school, but he has been skipping class to work up to 12 hours a day as a parking garage attendant.
In certain districts of Uganda, child sacrifice is a real danger. An Amber Alert program is helping to recover children that have been taken.
Over the past 20 years 790,000 donors have given life-changing gifts through World Vision's Gift Catalog — such as goats, clean water, food and education — helping 7.3 million people in need around the world.
World Vision is calling for increased support for refugee children, as new figures show that more than 29 million children around the world have been forced to flee their homes – a number greater than the entire population of Texas.