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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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A father’s heart transforms
June 8, 2015

A father’s heart transforms

Lucio and his family were once caught in poverty. But through agricultural training and a fatherhood program, Lucio’s heart and mind were opened to new ways of...

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world
February 25, 2015

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world

Literacy Boost aims to measurably improve the literacy skills of 1.5 million girls and boys in 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by the end of 2016. A...

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future
November 6, 2014

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future

Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may...

Pursuing equal access to education for girls and women in Pakistan
October 8, 2014

Pursuing equal access to education for girls and women in Pakistan

In one village in Pakistan, World Vision empowers young girls and women to educate older women so they won’t be taken advantage of and can thrive.

August 12, 2014

When hunger and poverty undermine education for children

As back-to-school season arrives, lots of children here in the United States are thinking about a new year of study ahead. Sadly, in many other parts of the world,...

Sponsor makes college dream a reality for one Filipino girl
July 8, 2014

Sponsor makes college dream a reality for one Filipino girl

Growing up in the Philippines, Rachel longed to become a nurse but assumed it would never happen because of her family’s poverty. World Vision started helping her...

Early marriage derails an Ethiopian girl’s dreams
June 9, 2014

Early marriage derails an Ethiopian girl’s dreams

When Zafu’s mother received an offer for her daughter’s hand in marriage, it drastically altered the 14-year-old’s life course.

Work replaces school for Indian boy
June 9, 2014

Child labor steals childhood: Work replaces school for Indian boy

Shyam’s family has struggled with poverty his entire life. As a boy, he dropped out of school to help support his family. World Vision has helped his siblings and is...

Sponsorship gives children in Bangladesh a second chance at education
May 13, 2014

Bangladesh: Sponsorship offers second chance at education and support for father battling addiction

In Bangladesh, 6-year-old Ahsan had to drop out of school. His father’s drug habit left Ahsan without the fees he needed to attend classes. Today, Ahsan is back in...

A goat helps a boy attend school in Sierra Leone
May 13, 2014

A goat helps a boy attend school in Sierra Leone

Jenneh Mansary could barely make ends meet for her five children, so she certainly couldn’t make her 13-year-old son’s dreams of attending school come true. A World...

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