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Salmina escapes from child marriage

Last year, at only 15, Salmina felt that her life was at stake when she was forced to marry a 58-year-old man and leave school. Thanks to a community member who was trained in child protection issues by World Vision, she escaped from the nightmare. Now she is looking forward to going back to school and pursuing her dream of teaching mathematics.


World Malaria Day: The gossamer thread

This World Malaria Day, join World Vision in remembering the lives devastated by this preventable, treatable disease — and in our mission of eradicating it from the world. See the miraculous change a few square meters of netting brought about for a Mozambican family.

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Here’s to the givers

NOV. 1, 2012 — Here’s to the givers of the world … givers of all sizes and ages, from different walks of life and various income levels. They give not because of a date on the calendar but because they are God’s beloved cheerful givers. Their stories show the impact of relatively simple gifts in developing countries.

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Net effect

NOV. 1, 2012, MOZAMBIQUE — In malaria-prone Mozambique, two girls live very different lives. One is protected by a mosquito bed net; the other is not. A handful of gossamer threads treated with insecticide makes all the difference.