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For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

For Afghan moms and babies, mobile team brings healthcare, hope

“[World Vision staff] are trying to start a new chapter in our life and make it possible for us to taste a healthy life," Zohra, an Afghan mother says.

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Cyclone Pam: Category 5 storm slams Vanuatu
March 17, 2015

Cyclone Pam: Responding to needs in Vanuatu

The category 5 storm pounded the islands of Vanuatu with heavy rain and winds last weekend. We are...

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...

Gift of cow helps a family
February 12, 2015

New cow changes outlook for child and family in desperate poverty

In many parts of the world, animals can be a valuable source of income for families — like Thailand, where sponsored child Pangpon and his family received a World...

January 14, 2015

Child protection unit finds trafficked girl

When Sita* went missing from her home in India, her mother turned to World Vision for help.

Top humanitarian crisises to watch in 2014
January 12, 2015

Top humanitarian crises to watch in 2015

2014 was a particularly harsh year for children, says UNICEF, which noted in a recent report that nearly 230 million children live in countries affected by war. Here...

Ten years after the tsunami: Lives, homes rebuilt from the ground up
December 22, 2014

Ten years after the tsunami: Lives, homes rebuilt from the ground up

Ten years after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Layeun is one of dozens of villages in Aceh, Indonesia, that World Vision helped to rebuild.

Forced into sexual slavery by poverty
December 12, 2014

Forced into sexual slavery by poverty

For Mao, poverty turned an innocent sleepover at a friend’s house into enslavement in Cambodia’s sex trade.

World Vision to provide aid in storm-tossed Philippines
December 11, 2014

World Vision providing aid in storm-tossed Philippines

Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines on December 6, barely a year after the country was hit by Typhoon Haiyan. World Vision distributed hygiene kits and water to...

Indian Ocean tsunami babies born on a mountaintop
December 10, 2014

Indian Ocean tsunami babies born on a mountaintop

As the massive tsunami wreaked havoc on 14 countries and took lives on December 26, 2004, new lives were born. Ten years later, communities have rebuilt, and those...

Gift of cow brings hope for girl in Laos
December 10, 2014

Gift of cow brings hope for girl in Laos

When Khamphama lost her parents, she moved in with her older brother and his wife, but the family struggled....

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