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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Hindus are gathering in homes and temples this week in India to celebrate the birthday of one of their most popular deities -- a pot-bellied figure...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:17
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Story: Every day, hundreds of Central American migrants ride on top of Mexican freight trains bound for the US border. Kids and teenagers often att...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2010
  • Length: 12:34
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In Pakistan, floods have displaced millions of people . Farmers have also lost millions of acres of crops and livestock. Pakistani reporter Imtia...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:32
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Very few women in Ethiopia finish high school. Even fewer start successful businesses. But Bethlehem Tilahun has done both. As a result, she’s b...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 1
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In Ethiopia and other parts of East Africa, people get their milk and their meat from goats. Jamal Hashi has first-hand experience. As a boy he sp...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:08
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The month of Ramadan has just come to an end. More than a billion Muslims spend this period fasting from sunup to sundown. In this reporter’s not...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:53
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Dr Jill Seaman is driven by a desire to help people. She’s spent much of her life in a remote part of Sudan, helping villagers who suffer from inf...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 05:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Just before Labor Day, New York Governor David Paterson signed into law a bill of rights for domestic workers. The law protects more than 200,000 ...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2010
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 1
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There’s lots of talk these days about the economy and the trade deficit appears to be part of the problem. You can see why: you just have to check ...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 03:45
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Sometimes the biggest barrier to educating children is finding a school to go to There just aren’t enough schools for everyone who needs one. That...

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  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Kids around the US are wrapping up summer vacations and heading back to school. But children in other parts of the world don’t always have that opp...

  • Added: Sep 03, 2010
  • Length: 02:12
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There are about 7,000 languages in the world – and half of them are expected to disappear by the end of this century. One language on the verge of ...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:02
  • Purchases: 1
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If you can’t read or write, how can you sign important documents or cash your paycheck? In Afghanistan, you get a signet ring. Engravers carve r...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 02:57
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Colombia has been making progress in its battle against drug trafficking. Just last week govt officials arrested a major drug dealer accused of se...

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:23
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Laotian cuisine is not as popular IN THE U.S. as that of its neighbours, Vietnam and Thailand, but its every bit as sophisticated. It’s full of exo...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 03:04
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In India, a new law could affect the lives of millions of children. The Right to Education act guarantees a free education to every child in India ...

  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:30
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In Panama, a descendant of African slaves is fighting to keep her culture alive. Marlon Bishop brings us this story of the Congo Princess.

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  • Added: Aug 27, 2010
  • Length: 05:48
  • Purchases: 1
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The Merasi are a group of Untouchables, the lowest caste in India. They've been singing and playing music for higher caste patrons for the past 2,...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 06:01
  • Purchases: 5
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Back when the Nepali village of Kaskikot didn’t have any technology except the radio, a young farm boy started wondering about how machines work. ...

  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 03:05
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One laptop per child. That’s the goal of a non-profit group working to put laptops into the hands of kids all across the developing world. The id...

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  • Added: Aug 06, 2010
  • Length: 04:08
  • Purchases: 1