Naima's first child’s birth was not in her hometown in the Sinjar district of Iraq’s Nineva Province as she had imagined. It was several days away on foot, over desert and mountains.
The dire conditions of hungry and displaced children in South Sudan will get unimaginably worse unless urgent measures are taken to reverse a rapidly deteriorating situation
International aid agencies have revealed that they face a shortage of £52 million (€42m) - just as the South Sudan humanitarian crisis edges closer to the risk of famine.
A new report, released today in celebration of World Food Day, challenges conventional thinking on food assistance and proposes innovative approaches that could feed the hundreds of millions of children who go to bed hungry each night.
A new report notes a downward trend in the percentage of people who are undernourished, worldwide; however, developing nations account for 98 percent of the chronically undernourished people.
Dishani Paul grew up in rural Kenya, the youngest of eight children, and was brought up by her single mother. She became a sponsored child when she was in Grade 6 and it 'transformed her life,' she says.
Did you know that every 2 minutes a woman dies from pregnancy or child birth related complications? This amounts to over 280,000 women dying needlessly every year!
Her name means gift. Even though she was born during a time of family turmoil, her mother decided to name her Nozipho – gift. Thanks to World Vision's Child Sponsorship Programme, she was able to complete her degree. Read Nozipho's story.
The first Ebola case in Sierra Leone was reported in May. Three months after the declaration of the deadly outbreak, Sierra Leone and the West African sub region is still overwhelmed by the disease.