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The most generous places in the world: In pictures

When our writers and photographers travel, they visit some of the most generous places in the world. They are received with hospitality, but also get to witness generosity passed on to others. Through their eyes and photos, see this sacrificial giving spread!

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Universal Children’s Day: A reason to listen

As parents, it’s much easier to talk than to listen. But listening is what our children need us to do. It’s a hallmark of World Vision’s work to involve everyone in decision making — men, women, and children. Every year on November 20, Universal Children’s Day reminds us to listen to children around the world, children who see problems from a point of view that we adults have long forgotten.

From the Field

Hurricane Maria: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma, Hurricane Maria has hit the Caribbean. Maria strengthened into a Category 5 storm with sustained winds of 165 mph Tuesday, Sept. 19. It smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica, causing what the prime minister called “mind-boggling” devastation in a region already devastated by Hurricane Irma. It is now heading toward Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.