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Little girl with pig tails looks at camera. She was born in this refugee camp.

Syria refugee crisis FAQ: How the war is affecting children

Why are people fleeing Syria? What are the greatest needs of the refugees? How can I help, and show them the love of God?

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War through the eyes of an aid worker
August 14, 2015

War through the eyes of an aid worker

As the conflict in Syria rages on, we sat down to talk with our national communications director in Lebanon, where more than a million Syrian refugees now live.

Going to bed hungry
August 12, 2015

Going to bed hungry

Asha and her five daughters can’t even put food on the table, let alone seek medical care or education. Asha’s husband doesn’t do much to help the family after...

Traveling Backpack inspires love for reading
August 12, 2015

Traveling Backpack inspires love for reading

As students in the United States flock back to school over the next month, they often take for granted the availability of books — in homes, bookstores, and school...

Learning in Ebola’s shadow
August 12, 2015

Learning in Ebola’s shadow

Sierra Leone’s children are delighted to be back at school, but the threat of Ebola’s return has ushered in a “new normal.”

Promise Packs bring smiles to children’s faces
August 12, 2015

New school supplies make children in Haiti smile

School and hygiene supplies may not excite most children, but for kids in rural Haiti, new supplies are a valuable gift.

Child trafficking survivor begins new life at recovery center
July 29, 2015

Child trafficking survivor begins new life at trauma recovery center

Kolab* is a human trafficking survivor in Cambodia, now on the road to a full life; but millions of other children like Kolab are still vulnerable to trafficking...

Young man with disability starts business using entrepreneurial skills and a loan
July 14, 2015

Young man with disability starts business using entrepreneurial skills and a loan

Once living on just $2 a day, Edwin opened his own eatery in a busy marketplace with the help of savings and business loans. Now, he no longer lives in poverty, and...

Killing worms and gaining weight
July 10, 2015

Killing worms and gaining weight

Underweight and suffering from worms, 2-year-old Hnin needed more than a home remedy. 

A safe place for children living in a brothel
July 8, 2015

A safe place for children living in a brothel

In Bangladesh, Sonali and her sister live at the Hat Khola brothel with their mother. During the day, Sonali attends a World Vision Child-friendly Space where she...

"Dear Water": Kenyan schoolgirls share their poem
July 1, 2015

Video: Schoolgirls share their poem, "Dear Water"

Kenyan schoolgirls recite "Dear Water," a poem they wrote about the life-changing impact of clean water.

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