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The University of Pittsburgh football team partnered with World Vision to build Ebola Caregiver Kits for staff in Sierra Leone. One of the students, Patrick Amara, was born in Sierra Leone and said he was happy to participate in the effort to help his country.
Ending extreme poverty is only going to be possible if governments gathered for next week’s post-2015 meeting focus efforts on reaching all children, especially those living in war, fragility and instability, World Vision said Monday.
Former child soldiers, like the 3,000 to be released in South Sudan, have a long way to go in their recovery. Supporting them at every stage will be vital, says World Vision child protection experts.
World Vision will partner with DreamJobbing, a platform for some of the coolest jobs on the planet, to offer humanitarian storytellers the opportunity of a lifetime.
Leading international aid agencies warn that the world’s largest partnership for child immunization faces up to a $US 500 million funding shortfall for the next phase of its life-saving work.
World Vision is a part of a major initiative to bring an Ebola vaccine to help stem the devastating West Africa outbreak of the disease.
World Vision applauds the passage of the Water for the World Act, which will help 748 million people get closer to clean water. After unanimous passage in both Houses of Congress, Friday, the President signed H.R. 2901 into law.