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Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Iraq crisis: Displaced children and families struggle through winter

Displaced families fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of warm shelter, food, clean water, medicine, and protection.

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December 2, 2011

Reinventing the wheelchair

December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. In a story from World Vision Magazine, a groundbreaking innovation brings mobility to thousands.

November 26, 2011

Small loan helps family build better life

Despite their hard work, Phin Hen and her husband could not afford to support their two sons. But when they received a microloan through World Vision, the 38-year-old...

November 25, 2011

Zambian mother-to-be protects her baby from HIV

World AIDS Day is December 1. Heightened global awareness of HIV and AIDS over the past 20 years has saved lives and helped prevent transmission of the virus, both...

November 23, 2011

Young boy rallies community to provide goats for those in need

Wilson, 8, set an ambitious goal to raise $2,000 in a year to purchase farm animals through World Vision’s Gift Catalog this Christmas season.

November 21, 2011

West Africa food crisis looms

Poor harvests in Niger and Mauritania could lead to a serious food crisis.

November 18, 2011

New solar-powered borehole helps prevent spread of famine

Instead of trekking for dirty water and risking cattle-raid attacks, students and families in Loyapat, Kenya, now safely access clean water, and can even grow food and...

November 17, 2011

Cholera outbreaks challenge Haiti recovery

Unsafe drinking water leads to renewed cholera outbreaks in Haiti’s capital city.

November 16, 2011

Toilets, clean water bring health to Nepalese village

World Toilet Day, November 19, has been established as a day to raise awareness of the 2.5 billion people who do not have access to a toilet and are at risk of...

November 16, 2011

Missouri community still recovering six months after tornado

Joplin, Missouri, was devastated by a tornado in May 2011. World Vision continues to assist with the long-term recovery efforts.

November 16, 2011

Gift of pigs restores life, hope to family trapped by despair

Oscar, father of four sons, tried to take his own life when he became convinced that his situation was hopeless. But the gift of two piglets from World Vision’s Gift...

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