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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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A Salvadoran community gets improved water access
August 13, 2013

A Salvadoran community gets clean water

In the community of La Caridad, El Salvador, fetching water once meant a long, excruciating walk and a disappointing return. However, thanks to World Vision’s work,...

Chelsea Clinton praises World Vision water program in Myanmar
May 27, 2013

Chelsea Clinton praises World Vision water program in Myanmar

Clinton Foundation board member Chelsea Clinton visited World Vision in Myanmar to see the results of our partnership with Procter & Gamble to provide clean water...

Relay woman evaluates child health
May 20, 2013

Child deaths drop to near zero in World Vision communities

In Niger, preventable child deaths have been steadily decreasing in World Vision communities, as more mothers learn how to best protect their children from disease and...

World Vision receives Lifetime Acheivement Award
May 6, 2013

World Vision recognized for outstanding work in Kenya

World Vision has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for exceptional work in the areas of poverty eradication, access to education, gender empowerment, and...

World Vision aims to transform 10 million lives over five years
April 16, 2013

World Vision aims to transform 10 million lives over five years

World Vision’s Campaign For Every Child seeks to fill the funding gap as federal budget cuts and economic woes bring less money to urgently-needed programs for clean...

Chicago man to run 120 marathons for clean water
April 8, 2013

Chicago man to run 120 marathons for clean water

With the goal of bringing water to 30,000 people in Kenya, a former Chicago area pastor aims to run the equivalent of 3,243 miles in 21 consecutive weeks.

New drilling technique to get water to a million in need
April 5, 2013

New drilling technique to get water to a million in need

New low-cost drilling technology will increase access to clean water and allow local people to form their own well-drilling businesses.

When filthy water steals the lives of young children
March 18, 2013

When filthy water steals the lives of young children

On World Water Day, March 22, we remember parents like Kuma in Ethiopia. This father of three has sickness in his eyes and sorrow in his heart. He lost a 2-year-old...

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project
March 4, 2013

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project

More than 20,000 people in 22 communities will benefit from new wells and well rehabilitation projects in 2013 through a partnership between World Vision and charity:...

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality
March 4, 2013

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality

March 22 is World Water Day. Here’s the story of one mother in a Zambian village who faced deep hardship because her family didn’t have access to clean water — until...

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