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World Refugee Day: Moses misses his father

Nearly 10,000 refugee children have crossed from South Sudan into Uganda without their parents. Meet Moses, one of these unaccompanied children who now must wear the shoes of a father for his sisters. Learn how this responsibility weighs on him and how World Vision is helping to look after them.

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Finding light in the darkest places

While visiting impoverished communities in Bangladesh, World Vision donor Lyné Brown prayed: “God, where are you?” And then she met Nilufa, part of God’s plan to bring light to this dark place.

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The importance of making time for play

How much time do you spend playing with your kids each day? For many parents around the world, spending daily time with their kids isn’t automatic. In Armenia, see how we’re training parents to be more engaged in their children’s lives … and how the children are responding.

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Food crisis in Kenya: 5 signs of hunger I’ve never seen

The East Africa food crisis is monstrous: affecting 25 million people and showing up in ways our writer and photographer team have never before seen. Today, our writer — Kari Costanza — gives you a first-hand snapshot of five ways that hunger is changing the lives of people in Turkana, Kenya.

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A global day of prayer to end famine

Hungry people in East Africa are our neighbors in the eyes of God, and Jesus calls us to love them in the same way we love God and ourselves. Our president Rich Stearns explains how we can be in fellowship with them in their suffering.

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A Kenya childhood: Growing up without clean water

Growing up in rural Kenya, Sam Irungu knew the daily struggle of collecting dirty water from the early age of 5. Today, he works as a software engineer for World Vision! He attributes this change to God: an answer to his mother’s prayer to redeem the life of God’s children for a better tomorrow.

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Bringing happiness to a child named Happy

Many names help give meaning to a person’s life. For International Day of Happiness, we’re celebrating children around the world with the name Happy! Hear what makes some of our Happy-named staff happy, and see a fun way that you can bring a little happiness to the world today.