Tony Rinaudo explains FMNR by tree
Friday, June 14, 2019
To prevent desertification, treat the land like it matters.
Published to mark World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June 2019.
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Declaración de Visión Mundial - Muerte de la guatemalteca Jackeline Caal
The life of a child is the most precious treasure of every nation. World Vision deeply regrets and expresses its sympathy to the family of Jakeline Caal, a 7-year-old child from Guatemala, who died in New Mexico.As a humanitarian and Christian organization, World Vision requests the authorities to investigate the circumstances in which this death occurred, and advocates for the joint search for solutions to prevent more children from facing the dangerous conditions and risks of migration from countries that suffer violence and poverty.
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December 18th 2018
Together we can end bullying
By Benjamin, 14, Young Leader from ChileMy name is Benjamin, I am 14 years old and from Chile. I would like talking about bullying, which is a form of violence that we experience a lot in my school.First, I want to ask you to close your eyes and remember the time when you were in school. Remember if you were a bully or, you saw bulling or you were a victim of bullying. Think how you felt at that time or imagine how the other children felt about it? Open your eyes.
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June 13th 2018
Philippines more resilient 3 years after Typhoon Haiyan
Tacloban City, Philippines -- World Vision joins the people of Leyte and the rest of the country in commemorating the third year after typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) hit the central Philippines on November 8, 2013.After 1,095 days, rehabilitation work in Haiyan-affected areas remains community-centered recognizing the people’s local capacities and the strong partnerships among NGO’s, community partners, government and donors.
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November 7th 2016
Tania is painting the image of what a “City of Dreams” would look like
By Julia Carrión, World Vision EcuadorOn a large canvas, Tania Hidalgo is painting the image of what a “City of Dreams” would look like. Together with other youth representatives who are now her friends and who come from all the distinct countries in Latin America, she expresses her proposals to the Habitat III Conference in Ecuador.Tania lives in Baja California right on the US border. While she continues painting, she states some of his ideas...
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October 19th 2016
New-found confidence
Born with malformation in her legs and arms and bypassed by other villagers, Tham was recluse in her community. She chose to live a quiet life with her adopted child Thuong, who is now eight-years-old.Without capital, land and literacy, her full-time job was peeling lotus seeds, which only earned her roughly 6,000 dong ( about 3 cents) a day.Today, the single mother is expecting her cow and pig to bear some offspring. “It all started with the cow,” says Tham.
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September 28th 2016
Literacy is a foundation of learning and builds sustainable development
September 8 marks the 50th International Literacy Day, a day that reminds us all of the importance of literacy as a human right and a foundation for learning.While literacy levels in Laos have improved steadily in recent years, some key challenges still remain in ensuring that everyone has the literacy skills that will allow them to fully participate in the development of their community and country. According to the most recent Lao Social Indicator Survey, three key issues affect literacy levels in Laos: ethnicity, gender, and location.
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September 8th 2016