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Where do the world’s slaves live?

Wonder where the world’s 30 million slaves live? Check out this map from the Washington Post. Take note that 60,000 of the world’s slaves are in U.S. Also check out the map that shows the share of each country’s population that is enslaved.

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The Game of Life

How do you share a glimpse of poverty with your friends? The Game of Life, prepared by World Vision’s Strong Women, Strong World initiative, provides an interactive, meaningful way for your group or community to see poverty in the developing world and engage with the needs of children and families….

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Bangladesh: Akhi’s Tears

by Kari Costanza It was when Akhi began to sob that I knew—this was the first she’d heard of her mother’s brutal childhood. I didn’t expect the 15-year-old to cry. She was so composed, so sure of herself, and so beautiful. We were chatting in a World Vision center in…

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“Motherhood in Childhood”

Every day, 20,000 girls under the age of 18 give birth in the developing world. When a young girl becomes pregnant, her future drastically alters. Even more so if the girl lives in poverty. When an impoverished girl becomes pregnant, her chances of escaping the cycle of poverty are slim….

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India: Channels of Hope for those with HIV

Pastor Rajinesh Jacob was the pastor of an Assemblies of God church in India. He was invited to take part in World Vision’s Channels of Hope workshop. After the three days of the workshop, a strong interest grew in him to learn more about HIV and AIDS and people living…

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Three Frustrating Myths about Global Poverty

“We all have the chance to create a world where extreme poverty is the exception rather than the rule, and where all children have the same chance to thrive, no matter where they’re born. For those of us who believe in the value of every human life, there isn’t any…

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Hope is coming to the DRC

In Gemena, Democratic Republic of the Congo, one child in 10 dies before age 5. But change is coming in this remote part of the DRC. Says Jeff Brown, World Vision senior adviser, “Already accomplished in World Vision’s first year: three schools and two maternity centers are serving children and…

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Geneva talks critical for the protection of millions of children, says World Vision

From World Vision… As the international community prepares to meet in Geneva this week to negotiate a peaceful political solution to the conflict in Syria, World Vision is urging all participants to remember their responsibilities to children. “Millions of Syrian children have been suffering as a result of this three-year…

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How does World Vision do its work?

How does World Vision help transform a community? 
Watch this fun, animated video to see how we use your donation and sponsorship dollars to work in the field, partnering with children and families to help them break the cycle of poverty.

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World Vision’s approach to global poverty… explained via a chalkboard

Does humanitarian aid actually work? How can we end global poverty? What are World Vision’s distinctive qualities? These are big questions for a little girl, but Serena’s pretty sharp. She tackles the topic with class, and a little help from a pretty cool chalkboard!

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