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War through the eyes of an aid worker

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

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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.

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...

Global poverty declines significantly over two decades
April 10, 2013

Global poverty declines significantly over two decades

The percentage of people living in extreme poverty dropped from 43.1 percent to 22.4 percent between 1990 to 2008, according to a recent United Nations report.

Study: Child literacy rate soars in Solomon Island community
April 2, 2013

Study: Child literacy rate soars in Solomon Island community

In a country where only 17 percent of the population is fully literate, reports of radically improved children’s reading and numeracy skills on Makira in the Solomon...

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World
February 28, 2013

VIDEO: Strong Women, Strong World

In observance of International Women’s Day on March 8, World Vision is pleased to launch “Strong Women, Strong World,” a new initiative supporting sustainable change in...

Sri Lanka: Education provides hope in post-war recovery
February 27, 2013

Sri Lanka: Education provides hope in post-war recovery

Schooling is foundational to the recovery of children and families scarred by decades of civil war.

A girl’s dream of education becomes reality
February 11, 2013

A girl’s dream of education becomes reality

As a domestic servant working for $6 a month as a young child, Shoma dreamed of going to school. Now, she dreams of being a teacher.

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school
September 19, 2012

Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school

The United Nations has declared October 11 as International Day of the Girl. This inspiring story of 15-year-old Suborna in Bangladesh — who was able to avoid underage...

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