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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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Sponsored child christmas gift
November 10, 2015

Share big dreams: Give a Special Gift to your sponsored child this Christmas

Make your sponsored child’s dreams come true with a Special Gift that will benefit him or her and the entire family.

Ten worst places for child marriage
August 31, 2015

Ten worst places for child marriage

In developing countries, one in every three girls is married before reaching age 18.

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.

A father’s heart transforms
June 8, 2015

A father’s heart transforms

Lucio and his family were once caught in poverty. But through agricultural training and a fatherhood program, Lucio’s heart and mind were opened to new ways of...

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world
February 25, 2015

Community reading programs boost literacy around the world

Literacy Boost aims to measurably improve the literacy skills of 1.5 million girls and boys in 15 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia by the end of 2016. A...

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future
November 6, 2014

Sierra Leone: Ebola closes schools, imperils students’ future

Schools are closed in Sierra Leone because of the Ebola virus. Twelve-year-old Zainab worries about falling behind in learning. She and her mother say children may...

Pursuing equal access to education for girls and women in Pakistan
October 8, 2014

Pursuing equal access to education for girls and women in Pakistan

In one village in Pakistan, World Vision empowers young girls and women to educate older women so they won’t be taken advantage of and can thrive.

August 12, 2014

When hunger and poverty undermine education for children

As back-to-school season arrives, lots of children here in the United States are thinking about a new year of study ahead. Sadly, in many other parts of the world,...

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