Stories from the World Vision Report

Series produced by World Vision Report

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Individual stories from the weekly World Vision Report.

Individual stories from the weekly World Vision Report.


148 Pieces

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Immigration can be difficult – whether you’re budding hip-hop stars, or ordinary people leaving home in search of a better life. For Central Americ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 14, 2011
  • Length: 06:47
  • Purchases: 1
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Masked rebels from the Zapatista Army of National Liberation launched surprise attacks against the Mexican government 16 years ago in the southern ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 05:09
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In Africa, what money can buy sometimes depends on who’s doing the spending. Reporter Jina Moore tries to negotiate Rwanda’s two economies – one fo...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 03:00
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More than 100-thousand Bedouins live in the remote desert of Israel. Many of them are too poor to get the medical care they need. That includes tho...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, and WAMC


  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 03:04
  • Purchases: 3
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This week’s referendum in South Sudan could mean the birth of a new nation in Africa. The referendum is part of a 2005 agreement to end a long and...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 06:56
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Rice is still the quintessential Chinese dish. But China’s population is growing so fast, it may run out of rice. That’s why the government is push...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 1
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One year ago, on January 12th, hundreds of thousands of Haitians were buried in the rubble of buildings – many of them alive. Some of those trapped...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 04:44
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By the 1960, all the countries surrounding Cambodia were at war. But Cambodia had managed to avoid getting drawn into the Vietnam War. During that ...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2011
  • Length: 10:18
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Early next month the people of southern Sudan will vote on whether to split from the Arab Muslim north. If they vote yes, they’ll form their own co...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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As a little tribute to those of you mired in the freezing cold right now, we’re closing the show with that other white icy stuff: ice cream. This a...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:30
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All over the U.S., Sudanese refugees are registering to vote in next month’s historic referendum for southern Sudan independence. That includes the...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:30
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For decades, most images coming out of Afghanistan have been of war and the damage it causes. The war there continues, but a well known novel by Af...

  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 05:37
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The Gaza Strip borders the Mediterranean Sea, and many people in Gaza fish. It’s a traditional line of work for Palestinians there – for men. But n...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 17, 2010
  • Length: 05:04
  • Purchases: 1
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South Korea is considered to be fairly advanced in many ways, but traditional values remain strong. So if you’re single, and pregnant, you’re likel...

Bought by WAMC and WBEZ


  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:02
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s amazing the solutions people come up with when faced with really tough problems. Take Abu Kmeil: he’s an engineer in Gaza, and he was struggli...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:48
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If you’re like many Americans, you’ve vowed to eat a little less and a little healthier after your Thanksgiving feast. Those small purple berries a...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 2
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Often the only chance coffee farmers have to be successful is to band together in groups called cooperatives. In eastern Uganda, there’s one man wh...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2010
  • Length: 06:33
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Israel invaded the Palestinian territories. During that time, many Palestinians have been imprisoned or interrogated by Israel. Former detainees ...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2010
  • Length: 07:10
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Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world, and it’s been wracked with political turmoil. Even the recent elections were marred by allegat...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 03, 2010
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 1
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Tequila is made from the agave plant. But there’s another drink made from agave. And it might be better for you. It’s called pulque. It’s a mild...

Bought by WAMC and WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2010
  • Length: 04:45
  • Purchases: 2