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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It’s cold and flu season here in the U.S.  If you lived in India, your mother might tell you to eat some “amla” or Indian gooseberry, because it’s ...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Dec 03, 2010
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 1
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This weekend marks 100 years since the start of the Mexican revolution. It’s also the anniversary of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. T...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 07:36
  • Purchases: 1
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In the Gaza strip, some of most routine things in life are a challenge: like drinking water. Almost all of the water in Gaza is undrinkable. Water...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon and WAMC


  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Women’s lib in Libya? Libyan leader Muammar Qadhafi relies on female bodyguards for his personal protection. Some jokingly refer to them as Lara C...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:49
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Even before last January’s earthquake, Haiti was a country with ongoing problems.  It’s extremely poor, lacks infrastructure such as good roads and...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 03:45
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Jupiter. That’s the name the 20-year-old Guatemalan has in his pocket as he leaves his mountain town. He will travel 3,000 miles, cross the U.S. ...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2010
  • Length: 04:10
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It’s been almost a year now since that devastating earthquake struck Haiti. And much of the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, remains in ruins. H...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 05:39
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President Obama’s visit to India highlighted an important fact. The country has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. But it also ha...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 04:33
  • Purchases: 1
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There are many aid workers on the ground in Haiti. Some were there before the earthquake last January. Many others have flown in over the last te...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:37
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In you lived in sub-Saharan Africa your chances of getting a prescription for a pair of eyeglasses would be almost impossible. There’s only one op...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, WTJU, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:47
  • Purchases: 4
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There were elections last week in Burma. But things won’t change much. The first parliamentary elections in 20 years returned the ruling party t...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 03:18
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Leonidas Ndayisaba doesn’t sound any different than the other hosts on his radio station in Butare, a city in Southern Rwanda. But Leonidas is blin...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2010
  • Length: 04:43
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You often hear people railing about the media, but aid worker and author William Powers is not one of them. He’s seen the power of radio first han...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 03:26
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Baking bread is a time-honored tradition in almost any culture. For a woman in Argentina, it’s how she makes her living. Marcos Federman has this...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 03:14
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Five years ago, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was elected president of Liberia. She was the first woman president in all of Africa. Sirleaf inherited a c...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 06:57
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Cell phones in the developing world are used for just about everything: transferring money, checking crop prices at the market, and for reminding p...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 02:52
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The two bombs found on cargo planes last week are stark reminders of the war on terror. It’s a war Jake Harriman knows well. He was a special-ops...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2010
  • Length: 07:21
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Almost half the population of Haiti can’t read or write. January’s earthquake destroyed 80% of the schools in and around Port-au-Prince. So, many...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 05:35
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California's Central Valley produces fruit and vegetables for the nation. But recently, hard times have caused many farm workers to turn to food ai...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 04:53
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For many people foreign languages are confounding to those who don’t know them. But Jina Moore finds beauty in words she doesn’t know – and a cozy...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 02:44