World Vision International

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 01:37 by Patrick Gwayi

By Simon Nyabwengi, Country Director, World Vision Somalia
He slept beside her, quiet, his chest moving up and down gently with every breath. She sat beside him, keeping a watchful eye over him.

It has been a long journey for both of them, a 7 years journey for her, but an even longer 8 months journey for him.

 At 13, she had seen death and destruction, the booming sound of mortars, the staccato of machine guns...

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Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:17 by Tanya Mia Hisanan

Nancy is mother to 17-year old Sydney, a student currently receiving TB treatment from one of five World Vision treatment sites in Daru, Western Province, supported by the Australian Government. Nancy recounts her son's journey to healing and recovery and shares a poignant reminder of how love and support can help cure TB.

For days, my 17-year old son, Sydney, struggled with night fevers. I watched with dread as he grew thinner and paler every day. His...

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Friday, August 5, 2016 - 09:02 by

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August all over the globe to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world.

In South Sudan, World Vision joined other partners in marking this at the Gurei Primary Health Care Centre in Juba, in an event that was graced by the Minister for Health for Jubek, Dr. James Eluzai.

Dr. Eluzai said that in addition to ensuring that babies are healthy, breast-feeding also...

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 05:10 by

By Mwajuma Hatibu Sempule

My name is Mwajuma Hatibu Sempule, councilor for Kwediboma Ward in Kilindi district, Tanga region, Tanzania. As a leader, I was invited to participate in one of the meetings organised by White Ribbon Alliance and World Vision to prevent the deaths of mothers and children under five. The large number of participants included government officials, political leaders, media, NGOs, children and...

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Monday, May 12, 2014 - 10:42 by

Thirty weeks’ pregnant with my first child and my midwife asks me the dreaded question, “Have you given any thought to your birth plan?”

Eek. Labour. Childbirth. Things just got very real.

“I’d like a natural birth,” I replied. “With as many drugs as possible…”

What I meant was: Panadeine – yes. Gas – yes. T.E.N.S – yes. Pethidine – yes. Epidural? Yes, please!

Sensing fear she did her best to reassure me, “There’s nothing to worry about. Your body...

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