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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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September 6, 2011

Pray for victims of human trafficking

If there is a situation that breaks the heart of God, it is the enslavement of His children. Join us as we pray for an end to this injustice, and for its victims.

September 6, 2011

VIDEO: Make the call to fight child trafficking

See how simple it is to advocate for a law that combats child trafficking. It takes just minutes.

September 1, 2011

VIDEO: Hugh Jackman, Deborra-Lee Furness on E. Africa crisis

Actor Hugh Jackman, with his wife and actress Deborra-Lee Furness, encourage Americans to help those in urgent need of assistance in the Horn of Africa. The severe...

September 1, 2011

World Vision brings aid following Hurricane Irene

With the East Coast still reeling from massive flooding in the wake of Hurricane Irene, World Vision is distributing emergency supplies and connecting with churches and...

September 1, 2011

SLIDESHOW: Hunger, drought, and hope in the Horn of Africa

“We hear news reports about drought and famine, terrible-sounding figures of mass starvation, but when you meet a mother with a dying child, the statistics take on an...

September 1, 2011

Young man endures nine years of forced labor on a fishing boat

Most Americans think of Labor Day as a time to say farewell to summer. While Labor Day originated as a holiday to commemorate the achievement of workers, those around...

August 31, 2011

Kenyan parents afraid to send children to school due to attacks

As children head back to class, many Kenyan parents in the country’s North Rift Valley are hesitant to send their children to school due to violent attacks on schools.

August 28, 2011

#FamineNoMore: Online campaign draws attention to drought

This global social media campaign shines a light on the worst drought of the century — a drought that puts 12.4 million people in the Horn of Africa at risk of...

August 19, 2011

Transforming schools, empowering students

As the U.S. economy continues to falter, many children across the country are at risk of going to school without having even basic supplies. World Vision is working in...

August 19, 2011

Former sponsored child returns to empower her community

Savitri returned as an adult to the village where she grew up, with the goal of giving children there the same opportunities she got as a child sponsored through World...

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