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Cyclone Pam: Category 5 storm slams Vanuatu

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 distributing critical relief supplies, including clean drinking water and shelter materials.

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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...

November 16, 2011

Microloan empowers Kenyan woman

At age 13, Karen was left to care for her siblings, with virtually no source of income. But a microfinance loan through World Vision enabled Karen to pursue her dream of...

November 11, 2011

Evangelicals and the case for foreign aid

In a Wall Street Journal opinion piece, Rich Stearns, president of World Vision U.S., makes the case for international aid.

November 10, 2011

VIDEO: Gift of chickens provides nutrition, education, income

Elvis, a young boy in Tanzania, found his circumstances changed dramatically when his family received the gift of chickens from World Vision’s Gift Catalog. Watch the...

November 10, 2011

Drought means life and death choices for Kenyan family

As a historic drought rages on across Kenya and other parts of the Horn of Africa, families like Eyangan and her grandchildren suffer the most.

November 10, 2011

BLOG: Covering Somalia: Are we doing enough?

Speaking as one who has survived famine, guest blogger and World Vision communicator Amanda Koech, considers whether we are doing enough to help Somalia.

November 10, 2011

Back to school after bonded labor

Thirteen-year-old Salay dropped out of school years ago to work in a brick factory to help his family repay debt. But World Vision's intervention encouraged this boy to...

November 10, 2011

Central America: Aid reaches flood survivors

Flooding and landslides force tens of thousands to flee their homes for temporary shelters. World Vision is responding.

November 9, 2011

November designated as ‘Month of Prayer’ for Horn of Africa

World Vision invites the American public to pray, give, and tell others about the needs of drought-affected children in East Africa.

November 3, 2011

VIDEO: Waterborne illness now “a story of the past” for family

A father in Africa — who developed 37 scars through guinea worm from contaminated water — recounts how his family and others were crippled by the parasite. But when...

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