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Another major earthquake strikes Nepal as World Vision provides aid to survivors of first

Nepal earthquakes: World Vision to aid 100,000 people

Earthquakes have caused more than 8,600 deaths and widespread devastation in Nepal. We're there, providing emergency aid and care for children and families.

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Ten worst places for child marriage
May 8, 2014

Ten worst places for child marriage

Fear compels parents to marry off their daughters in areas of conflict or disaster, says a new World Vision report.

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls
April 10, 2014

Sponsorship: A safeguard against early marriage of girls

World Vision has partnered with 10x10, a campaign aimed at promoting the education and empowerment of girls. The story of Habtam in Ethiopia illustrates how girls in...

Education empowers mother in India to start new life after escaping abusive marriage
March 5, 2014

Education empowers mother in India to start new life after escaping abusive marriage

Nilam was forced to quit school and marry an abusive, alcoholic husband at the age of 15. But thanks to World Vision, she can now support herself and her children as...

Sponsorship helps families avoid child labor in Bangladesh
January 6, 2014

Sponsorship helps families avoid child labor in Bangladesh

Two years ago, Bipul’s family was in such dire poverty that the young boy was forced to quit school and get a job to help them survive. Today, he’s sponsored through...

How a girl in India went from street vendor to school girl
December 13, 2013

How a girl in India went from street vendor to school girl

Once confined to a life of selling lentil pakodas at a railway station, World Vision convinced Kushboo of the importance of education and going to school. Now, she’s...

Lunch helps Syrian refugee children stay in Jordanian school
December 9, 2013

Lunch helps Syrian refugee children continue attending Jordanian school

Donations help Syrian refugees living in difficult conditions.

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school
September 6, 2013

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school

Fiona’s long trek to get water meant she was often late for school — and punished as a result. A new borehole in her community changed that.

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school
August 13, 2013

Syrian refugee children struggle to get back to school

With no end in sight for the refugee crisis in Syria, providing access to education for displaced children is just one among many urgent needs as humanitarian...

A life transformed: From sponsored child to doctor in training
August 12, 2013

A life transformed: From sponsored child to doctor in training

Niroma grew up in a rural Sri Lankan village where access to education was the exception, not the rule. But World Vision child sponsorship gave her the support she...

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty
June 11, 2013

“Girl Rising” highlights plight of girls in poverty

Airing on CNN on June 16, “Girl Rising” tells the stories of extraordinary girls and highlights the power of education to change the world.

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