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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 “master tinker” for affordable, accessible clean water
December 13, 2013

A ‘master tinker’ for affordable, accessible clean water

A new World Vision partnership aims to reach more than a million people in eight countries with clean, safe water by 2017 at a price of less than $20 per person — a...

South Sudan: Emergency nutrition rejuvenates malnourished child
December 9, 2013

South Sudan: Emergency nutrition rejuvenates malnourished child

Two-year-old Lual is among 18,000 malnourished children benefiting from World Vision’s emergency nutrition program in South Sudan.

World AIDS Day: A caregiver’s love saves, transforms lives in Zambia
November 5, 2013

A caregiver’s love saves, transforms lives in Zambia

December 1 is World AIDS Day. In Zambia, Richard Sianeza is an HIV-positive father who is thankful for his best friend, a World Vision-trained caregiver, for saving...

Beth grows tomatoes with other villagers in a greenhouse
October 28, 2013

Rwanda greenhouse project feeds families, creates hope

In Rwanda, a group of parents are receiving seeds, training, a greenhouse structure, and entrepreneurial training to jump-start their gardens. Income from their...

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not
October 4, 2013

For children in rural Uganda, meal ends, but hunger does not

In the Bubwe village of Uganda, chronic poverty and a shortage of land for farming have combined to create a vicious cycle of hunger and food insecurity for families...

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak
October 4, 2013

World Vision to immunize 100,000 against Somalia polio outbreak

Declared polio-free in 2007, Somalia is again facing a polio outbreak, largely due to gaps in vaccination because of conflict and disaster.

Donated medicines save young boy with worms
September 11, 2013

Donated medicines save young boy with worms

Six-year-old Reason Haamayuwa had been sick for two years, getting increasingly worse, before he went to a World Vision clinic and got medicine to help him heal.

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.

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education
September 3, 2013

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education

A World Vision workshop in Zambia has trained 40 women to go into households around their community and show parents how to prepare nutritious foods for their...

Mali crisis: Guide to the war and the needs of children
August 27, 2013

Mali crisis: Guide to the war and the needs of children

Find answers to frequently asked questions about the crisis in Mali and how World Vision is responding to the needs of affected children and families.

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