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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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Mosquito net effect in Mozambique
July 26, 2013

Mosquito net effect in Mozambique

In malaria-prone Mozambique, two girls live very different lives. One is protected by a mosquito net; the other is not. A handful of gossamer threads treated with...

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know
July 16, 2013

Sahel food crisis: Five things you should know

Lack of rainfall during recent growing seasons has resulted in food deficits for 3.5 million people in Mali. World Vision has responded to the food crisis here by...

World Vision to resume limited operations in South Darfur
July 14, 2013

World Vision to resume limited operations in South Darfur

UPDATE: Ten days after two staff members were killed by a grenade explosion near the organization’s office, World Vision restored limited operations in displacement...

More countries using child soldiers
June 20, 2013

More countries using child soldiers

Seven out of 10 countries using child soldiers receive U.S. military support, despite a U.S. law against it.

VIDEO: Walking a mile in his shoes so others can walk in theirs
June 14, 2013

VIDEO: Walking a mile in his shoes so others can walk in theirs

Just one microloan from World Vision helped lift a hardworking entrepreneur out of poverty, who, in turn, can bring similar help and hope to many others.

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines
June 12, 2013

Child labor: Children reveal horror of working in mines

The brutal reality of children working in mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo is the focus of a new World Vision report.

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...

Young lives threatened by hunger and drought
May 14, 2013

Young lives threatened by hunger and drought

As regions across Africa continue to suffer consecutive seasons of drought and food shortages, World Vision is bringing assistance to malnourished children like Saytuun...

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...

VIDEO: Bed nets and the battle against malaria
April 25, 2013

VIDEO: Bed nets and the battle against malaria

World Vision’s Kari Costanza documents her night under a bed net — a crucial line of defense in malaria-prone regions where the preventable, treatable disease has...

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