P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Pioneer Joining World Vision

World Vision is currently the largest nongovernmental rural water provider in the world. - June 21, 2013

Drought, Lack of Food Threaten Millions in Horn of Africa, Says World Vision

Aid agency responding in Kenya, Somalia to improve access to water, provide livestock assets. World Vision says years of unrelenting drought in many parts of the region have thrown the Horn of Africa into a humanitarian crisis that is threatening the lives of millions of families living in the... - February 10, 2011

Nonprofit’s New Approach Helps Small Business Worldwide

World Vision launches new site - Micro Charity empowers entrepreneurs through microfinance. World Vision, a global leader in microfinance and poverty reduction, is launching a new microlending site (worldvisionmicro.org) which connects online visitors to individual entrepreneurs in Mexico,... - May 20, 2010

World Vision Ends Its Global "Spirit of Christmas" Tour with Final Stop in Africa, Team Seeks "Christmas Miracle" to Raise Enough Money to Help 625,000 People in Need

After traveling more than 22,000 miles through five countries over the past five weeks, World Vision’s “Spirit of Christmas” tour team ends its worldwide journey with a final stop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Since November 19, World Vision and more than 18,000 fans on Facebook have... - December 16, 2009

World Vision Continues Around-the-World Tour to Find the "True Spirit of Christmas;" Next Stop: Lusaka, Zambia

Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency’s "Spirit of Christmas" tour. The month-long tour features interviews and stories with children and... - December 09, 2009

World Vision Goes Around the World to Find the True Spirit of Christmas Next Stop: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency’s “Spirit of Christmas” tour. The month-long tour features interviews and stories with children and... - December 01, 2009

World Vision Goes Around the World to Find the True Spirit of Christmas Next Stop: Quito, Ecuador

Since November 19, World Vision and thousands of people around the world have been traveling the globe in search of the Christmas spirit as part of the Christian humanitarian agency’s "Spirit of Christmas" tour. The month-long tour features interviews and stories with children and... - November 25, 2009

Laptops, Cell Phones Fueling Rape and War in the Congo?

Conflict Minerals Trade Act key first step to ensuring armed groups don’t benefit from Americans’ high-tech purchases, says aid group. Eastern DRC has one of world’s highest rates of gender-based violence, child soldier use. Legislation would help companies certify products as “conflict free,” World Vision says. - November 21, 2009

Does Every Little Gift Really Make a Life-Changing Impact for Children Around the World? World Vision Goes Around World to Find Answer – and the True Spirit of Christmas

Beginning November 19, join World Vision and thousands of people around the world on the "Spirit of Christmas" tour as a team from the Christian humanitarian agency travels around the globe in search of the Christmas spirit. The month-long tour will feature interviews and stories with... - November 21, 2009

India’s Devastating Flooding Forces Thousands to Migrate, Putting Children at Risk

Government’s immediate compensation for destroyed homes not nearly enough, World Vision warns. Food prices double in hard-hit communities, already among the poorest in India. - October 17, 2009

World Vision’s Hirsch Assumes Global Ambassador Role

Dean R. Hirsch, stepping down as president and CEO of World Vision International, will become the organisation’s global ambassador, beginning October 1. Hirsch, who joined World Vision in 1976, will represent the organisation at various meetings, events and other engagements. He will be... - October 02, 2009

World Vision Sounds Alarm as Kenya Faces Drought, Hunger Crisis

Nearly 4 million people lack food; aid organization only able to reach 400,000 with current funding "The situation is only going to get worse this month," relief director warns World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and their... - September 10, 2009

West Java Earthquake Destruction Worse Than Earlier Thought, Aid Group Warns

While the current death toll is relatively small compared to the Jogjakarta quake of 2006 (when 6,000 people died), this quake’s physical damages were almost as bad. The Jogjakarta quake only hit two districts, but the West Java disaster has devastated Tasikmalaya, Garut, Banjar, Bandung,... - September 06, 2009

Camping Labor Day Weekend? Mosquitoes May Invade More Than Your Tent as Leading Wi-Fi Provider Partners with End Malaria Campaign

As campers flock to the outdoors this Labor Day weekend, they may be surprised when mosquitoes show up on their computer screen as well as outside their tent. Vacationers in 775 campgrounds across 48 states will see a 30-second video prior to accessing the Internet, featuring a buzzing noise,... - September 05, 2009

World Vision Applauds Madonna's Efforts to Bring Light to Roma Discrimination in Bucharest

· Roma often considered Europe’s ‘untouchables’ · World Vision says discrimination and exclusion of Roma is pervasive - August 29, 2009

Former First Lady Laura Bush and Baseball Great Rick Sutcliffe Join World Vision’s 'End Malaria' Council

Former U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Major League Baseball pitching legend Rick Sutcliffe have joined the advisory council of World Vision’s “End Malaria” campaign. They join Ray Chambers, the first U.N. Special Envoy for Malaria; Malaria No More CEO Scott Case and Congressman... - July 22, 2009

Pakistan- Rights of the Displaced Key Concern as Return Gains Momentum

As the return of some 2 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Pakistan’s northwest gains momentum, World Vision is underscoring both the right of the displaced to return voluntarily and the need for sustained security and safety in areas of return. World Vision is particularly... - July 18, 2009

Obama’s Food Security Pledge at G8 a Laudable Step; Now Must Meet Goals, Aid Agency Says

As President Obama heads to Ghana for his first official African visit as a head of state, international Christian humanitarian agency World Vision urges the U.S. and other governments to follow through on food security pledges made at this week’s G8 summit in Italy and African assistance... - July 12, 2009

China Flooding Update from World Vision

"Seasonal floods often have hidden effects on children. We must not grow accustomed to the fact that floods force children to evacuate their homes, affect school attendance, and erode family income," said World Vision’s regional vice president Watt Santatiwat. "In southern... - July 12, 2009

Pakistan's Host Families on Brink of Their Own Displacement, World Vision Warns

*Culture of hospitality pushed to its limits as communities provide refuge for hundreds of thousands fleeing violence *Hosts selling assets and sharing everything they have, risking extreme poverty and their own displacement *A host villager agonizes, "It will be easier to die than to ask the displaced to leave." - May 30, 2009

Health System Fixes Needed for Success of Pandemic Vaccines in Poor Countries, Aid Group Says

Systems to immunize, monitor and treat still lacking in many developing countries. World Health Assembly must push anew for primary health care, better living conditions. - May 21, 2009

Influx of Last Survivors of Sri Lankan Conflict Could Overwhelm Stretched Aid Agencies, World Vision Warns

Displacement camps in northern Sri Lanka could be overwhelmed by a new surge of internally displaced people unless new funds are found quickly, according to aid agency World Vision. “At the end of April, there were already ten camps that were housing between two and five times their... - May 20, 2009

Displaced Pakistanis Hit Twice: Fear Grows, Funding Staggers

· Most fled to impoverished host communities where resources stretched to breaking point · Families had to abandon crops just weeks before harvest; livestock, homes also lost · Even as crisis grows, aid agency concerned its current funding won’t meet needs - May 16, 2009

One Year After Myanmar Cyclone, Upcoming Farming Season Critical for Recovery

World Vision reaches nearly 350,000 survivors in Myanmar with aid and assistance, but says much still needs to be accomplished. New elevated, concrete schools will serve as community shelters in future emergencies. - May 02, 2009

Swine Flu: a Spread Southward Could be Disaster for Weak Public Health Systems

* World Vision Preparing for Possible Global Spread, Educating Staff Worldwide * Health threat underscores need for community health strengthening in poor countries - April 30, 2009

Thousands Flee Conflict in Sri Lanka; World Vision Increasing Response

Needs of children are paramount as resources are stretched with influx of displaced - April 22, 2009

Obama’s Promise to Increase U.S. Aid for Agricultural Development a Victory for the Poor, Says World Vision

"This is truly a victory for the poor," said Robert Zachritz, World Vision’s director for advocacy and government relations in the U.S. "The cost of the President's proposal on global hunger is one-tenth of one percent of the economic stimulus plans passed over the last year in... - April 04, 2009

Eastern Congo: U.N . Must Prioritize Protection, Not Combat, Warns World Vision

As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon visits eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwandan troops prepare to leave the country, aid agency World Vision urges the U.N. peacekeeping force, MONUC, to recommit to protecting civilians above all else. Debate over MONUC's role in the joint offensive... - March 01, 2009

Five Things "Slumdog Millionaire" Didn't Tell You

World Vision says children in India face more obstacles than film depicts "Don’t just be entertained; do something" "More than 26 million children, or the populations of greater Los Angeles and Chicago combined, live in India’s slums," said Jayakumar Christian,... - February 20, 2009

Psychosocial Help for Traumatized Children is Urgent Priority for World Vision in Gaza

Child-friendly programs intervene to reach children and their mothers. - February 07, 2009

Georgia: Embattled Town of Gori Receiving Aid After Being Cut Off for Days

Civilians remaining in Gori face “dire conditions,” World Vision warns · Safe access for aid workers into conflict zone still a challenge · Children, families across region endure horrors of war: “Nobody could even bury [our neighbors] because we were afraid for our lives.” - August 17, 2008

World Vision Distributing Aid to More Than 150,000 Displaced Kenyans

Aid workers warn the humanitarian situation is likely to get worse. - January 10, 2008

Tsunami-Affected Communities Set Course for Long-Term Development

World Vision enters final stages of multi-country response; agency to continue development work in affected communities. More than 11,000 homes constructed at three-year mark - December 20, 2007

World Vision Responding to Historic Flooding in Mexico

Agency concerned about risk of disease; reaching 300,000 stranded people “will take time” - November 04, 2007

Webby Awards Honor World Vision’s Interactive AIDS Experience

Online visitors journey with African child affected by AIDS - May 09, 2007

Needs of Children Must Stay at Forefront as World Addresses Iraqi Refugee Crisis

World Vision launches new report at United Nations conference; continues response in Jordan - April 23, 2007

Ninety Organizations Call on Congress to Save $1 Billion in Proposed Global AIDS Funding

Funding increase is critical to turning the tide against deadly pandemic, groups warn. - January 12, 2007

World Vision Relocates Staff from Malakal as Fighting Breaks Out in Southern Sudan

World Vision has temporarily relocated 17 international staff from Malakal and surrounding areas to other locations in Southern Sudan. “Gun shots were heard from both sides, and people were running from all sides,” said a World Vision staff member who had to take cover during the fighting. In total, 120 humanitarian staff have left due to conflict in the Upper Nile area. - December 02, 2006

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