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A Call to End Female Genital Mutilation in Kenya February 06, 2016

Today is February 6th and it’s the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. Unfortunately, female genital mutilation is still a problem in many parts of the world. Here is some more information about this unjust practice and efforts to stop it in Kenya:

€20 million pledged by Irish government for Syria must be disbursed immediately -World Vision Irelan February 05, 2016

World Vision Ireland Chief Executive, Helen Keogh, has welcomed Ireland’s commitment of an additional €20 million at the Supporting Syria and the Region conference in London, yesterday. 

Drawing Helps Syrian Children Cope with Trauma February 05, 2016

Betsy Baldwin, program management officer for World Vision’s humanitarian and emergency affairs team, writes about a recent trip to Lebanon. Visiting Syrian refugee children who had fled their homes, Betsy witnessed firsthand the effects of the trauma these children had been through.

New Shoes Keep Little Feet Warm on Cold Mornings February 01, 2016

Children in Swaziland can’t contain their joy as they receive new shoes. 

Seeds of Life January 31, 2016

After her husband’s death, Benedetti has struggled to provide enough food for her four girls. Benedetti’s family was among the 200 households that Mutonguni ADP provided drought-resistant, improved seeds for cowpeas and beans. This simple intervention transformed Benedetti’s life.

Will you be my friend? January 25, 2016

After a natural disaster, children are amongst the most vulnerable victims. At such times, all they need is a good friend. World Vision's Child-Friendly Spaces aim to be just that.

The Beautiful Sound of the Cemetery January 25, 2016

3-year-old Nyein Mar's family lives in a cemetery in Myanmar. Ostricized by society, they have nowhere else to go. Focused on surviving each day, they have no hope for their children's future.

The Power of Soy January 21, 2016

In a community in Burundi, within two years soymilk cut their malnutrition rate in half. See how, and the difference it's making for these children and their entire community.

Year in Review January 19, 2016

Before we start a brand new year, it’s important that we look back at 2015, a very emotional one.

In 2016, World Vision and our supporters will continue to make a real difference in the world. So let’s reflect on the year passed and learn.

Restoring habitats in Tanzania January 14, 2016

“For 2 years I have witnessed wild animals such as foxes, hyenas, rabbits and impalas return to our forest”, says James Mpunda, a Tanzanian farmer.

Refugees in Serbia face rain, dropping temperatures January 13, 2016

As temperatures in Serbia decrease, World Vision is distributing blankets, rain coats, warm socks, hats and shawls for children, and shoes.

“When I see them walking wearing flip-flops, without any warm clothing... my heart hurts, “ says Admir Cigic, World Vision's staff at a distribution point in Serbia.

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