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The importance of play when violence displaces childhood

In times of crisis, World Vision establishes Child-Friendly Spaces where children can go and feel safe, begin recovering from trauma, and learn to play again. Read how play is crucial for children’s learning and recovery.

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Let’s end FGM: How to fundraise for your passion on Facebook

A school in Kenya is helping protect young girls from FGM and child marriage. This cause is a passion for blogger Breegan Jane, who recently met at-risk girls and calls them “some of the bravest I’ve ever encountered.” See how Breegan is fundraising to protect, educate, and empower more girls — and how you can too!

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Refugee girls deserve dreams and an education

In the midst of the massive refugee crisis along the Myanmar-Bangladesh border, a 19-year-old woman found her calling as an interpreter for World Vision. Read how education empowered Tanjin and how she’s found a hidden strength in helping refugee voices be heard.

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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 life and death story of clean water in Rwanda

Twenty-four years after the genocide in Rwanda, children like Julius — a top student in his school — continue to die from poverty and lack of clean water. As Rich Stearns wraps up his tenure as World Vision U.S. president, he is dedicated to ending this needless loss of life in Rwanda and around the world.

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Faith in action: We run so we can believe

Do you only show up for others when you feel like it? God asks us to say yes and put our faith in action even when it isn’t easy to believe. Explore what happens when you take a step forward in faith … and let your heart catch up.