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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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a smiling Willa and her mom sit in the shade, wearing green shirts
April 26, 2016

Healthy food, nutrition training saves a child’s life

Little Willa was a sick, malnourished baby until a World Vision nutrition training program gave her parents the knowledge they needed. Now they grow their own...

Wizar is healthy again after receiving medicine.
April 15, 2016

Medicine critical to treating worms in children

Two-year-old Wizar became very sick. Not knowing what was wrong, his aunt sought help and learned that he had contracted worms. 

Patricia Heaton to visit CBS's "The Doctors" to talk about World Vision's Gift Catalog
December 3, 2015

Patricia Heaton to visit CBS's "The Doctors" to talk about World Vision's Gift Catalog

On Friday, December 4, Patricia Heaton will visit "The Doctors" to discuss her recent trip to Zambia and the World Vision Gift Catalog.

One City, One Cause: Seattle “Flash Philanthropy” week benefits rural hospital in Zambia
September 23, 2014

One City, One Cause: Seattle “Flash Philanthropy” week benefits rural hospital in Zambia

One City One Cause is uniting Seattle to raise the funds needed to build...

Sponsorship saved Inness.
September 10, 2014

Sponsorship saves Inness’ life

Early in 2013, 9-year-old Inness began to complain of pain in her stomach. “It was like something biting my intestines inside,” she says. “It was so painful.” Inness...

Video: Getting clean water for the first time
June 3, 2014

Video: Getting clean water for the first time

Meet Violet and other children from Zambia as they tell their stories of hardship from dirty water. A World Vision Water project here aims to reach 40,000 children...

A gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty.
December 18, 2013

Gift of animals can help lift families out of poverty

The story of Lawrence and his family in Zambia shows how access to basic resources, like agricultural training and farm animals, can help lift an entire family out of...

World AIDS Day: A caregiver’s love saves, transforms lives in Zambia
November 5, 2013

A caregiver’s love saves, transforms lives in Zambia

December 1 is World AIDS Day. In Zambia, Richard Sianeza is an HIV-positive father who is thankful for his best friend, a World Vision-trained caregiver, for saving...

Donated medicines save young boy with worms
September 11, 2013

Donated medicines save young boy with worms

Six-year-old Reason Haamayuwa had been sick for two years, getting increasingly worse, before he went to a World Vision clinic and got medicine to help him heal.

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education
September 3, 2013

VIDEO: Conquering malnutrition with education

A World Vision workshop in Zambia has trained 40 women to go into households around their community and show parents how to prepare nutritious foods for their...

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