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Rwanda

From the Field

From disaster response to partnership for lasting change

As global disasters and humanitarian crises persist, World Vision’s support for vulnerable communities extends far beyond immediate disaster response. Discover how our interventions and programs have opened the doors to long-term partnership with communities and helped empower children and families worldwide.

From the Field

In photos: 23 moments to remember

In 2023, the harsh realities of conflict, displacement, natural disaster, and extreme hunger impacted the lives of millions of people worldwide. As World Vision responded, we witnessed moments of both hardship and hope. See the incredible images of resilience, determination, and even joy that World Vision’s communicators were able to capture in this extraordinary year.

From the Field

Rwandan genocide: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Discover the causes and effects of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, its lasting effects on Rwandans, and World Vision’s role in promoting peace and reconciliation. Learn about our programs that have spread throughout the country — including our clean water efforts — and find out how you can help the people of Rwanda today.

Special Features

Called by God: The Every Last One campaign

In late 2015, World Vision launched Every Last One (ELO) — a $1 billion capital campaign over eight years to make life, hope, and a future possible for 60 million people. Explore the work that has already been done, and help us make an even bigger impact faster.

Change Makers

20 reasons to have hope in 2020

Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. Hope shines a light in the darkness. Let’s look at 20 reasons we were thankful as we entered 2020 — and prayers for each.

Voices

Patricia Heaton’s mission for clean water in Rwanda

Actress Patricia Heaton considered a career in missions before her acting career took off. But God’s plan for her on mission isn’t over! Join Patricia on her recent trip to Rwanda to visit children like Delphin who are in desperate need of clean water.