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World Vision warns of long road to recovery in Sierra Leone

World Vision warns of long road to recovery in Sierra Leone

By Monday 02, Mar, 2015

World Vision warns of long road to recovery as new figures show 8, 000+ children have lost parents to Ebola in Sierra Leone.

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World Vision warns of long road to recovery in Sierra Leone

Monday 02, Mar, 2015

World Vision warns of long road to recovery as new figures show 8, 000+ children have lost parents to Ebola in Sierra Leone.

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Monday 23, Feb, 2015

World Vision condemns the abduction in South Sudan and joins the UN to call for immediate release and return to their families.

World Vision reaches ½ million people with aid in South Sudan

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Every blanket and smile counts

Saturday 28, Feb, 2015

Eleven year-old Lama and her family have survived the latest war on Gaza and, with the help of World Vision's Child Friendly Spaces, she is looking forward to a better, more stable future.

Sponsorship helps Emmanuel pursue his dreams

Friday 27, Feb, 2015

Single mum Bahati works hard to keep her family, but even earning enough to eat each day is often a struggle. Her seven-year-old son Emmanuel loves school, but his Mum worries that the struggle to pay his school fees will mean he ends up in a similar situation to his older brother Oliver – 17 years old and still in primary school. Sponsorship with World Vision is giving Bahati hope that her sons will achieve their dreams.

The importance of a letter

Thursday 26, Feb, 2015

Siân Merrylees, who works for World Vision, recently had the opportunity to travel to Cambodia to see the positive difference that sponsorship was making to children there. What she found was both moving and inspiring.

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