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2014-09-23 08:29:42

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - As Prime Minister Harper and other world leaders gather this week at the United Nations General Assembly, a new poll shows Canadians care deeply about Canada's efforts to save the lives children and mothers in developing countries who are dying of preventable causes. According to the survey conducted by Ipsos Reid on behalf of World Vision Canada: -- 82% of Canadians feel Canada's work to improve child and maternal health in developing...

2014-09-18 08:28:23

SEATTLE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just days before the government of Sierra Leone institutes a three-day quarantine to contain the spread of Ebola, World Vision will begin a massive delivery of 200 pallets of medical relief supplies - thanks to private donations. McKesson, the largest healthcare services company in the United States, through its affiliate McKesson Medical-Surgical donated four million pairs of latex gloves - enough to meet the entire country of Sierra...

2014-09-02 12:31:26

UNC study finds World Vision's model of local water committees and usage fees results in nearly 80 percent of wells remaining in use after two decades STOCKHOLM, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What happens after a well is drilled, fitted with a hand pump, and a community celebrates having access to clean water for the first time? Half of them break down in a year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142053 When a community lacks sufficient resources and...

2014-07-03 23:04:09

The World Vision Experience "Kisongo Trek" Tour is an interactive exhibit that gives visitors a true day-in-the-life experience of one child in the Maasai community of Tanzania. The exhibit won first place at the 2014 PRO Awards for "Best Vehicle-Based Campaign." Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The World Vision Experience “Kisongo Trek” mobile tour was named the Gold winner in the category of Best Vehicle-Based Campaign at the 2014 PRO Awards Gala on June...

2014-06-23 12:21:22

-Furniture Row Racing is proud to support the Christian global humanitarian organization DENVER, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet will have a unique paint scheme for Saturday night's (June 28) NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140620/119749 Truex's car for the Quaker State 400 will be fully wrapped in World Vision colors to create awareness for the Christian global...

2014-03-31 23:24:45

Former World Vision International SVP for Organizational Effectiveness joins the Board of Managers of the Denver-based disaster relief solutions company. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Global Food Exchange™ Board of Managers is pleased to announce the welcoming of yet another distinguished member to their team, Dr. Christopher Pitt. Dr. Pitt is World Vision International’s former Senior Vice President for Organizational Effectiveness and holds a PhD in business strategy and ethics from...

2014-03-04 12:26:29

- Family in Ghana received 1 billionth liter of clean water from partnership SEATTLE, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The partnership between World Vision and Procter and Gamble (P&G) has resulted in 1 billion liters of clean drinking water shared with more than 6.5 million people in need around the world. A family at a World Vision program in Gberami, Ghana, received the billionth liter from the partnership. A pond is the water source for Sikira Ahmed, her husband Ahmed Abdulai...

2014-03-03 12:22:51

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Water4, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating the world's water crisis, is thrilled to announce its 2014 World Water Day (WWD) education initiative. Grammy Award-winning singer Sandi Patty and actress Nadia Dajani are joining the endeavor to help raise awareness and will be visiting participating schools on March 21(st) in celebration of WWD. Water4 is inviting all schools to participate in educating and fundraising. Water4...

2014-01-09 12:29:33

Last Mile Mobile Solutions Program Streamlines Food and Aid Distribution in Real Time CHICAGO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThoughtWorks, a global technology company, in partnership with the Christian humanitarian agency World Vision Canada, announced that over 137,000 people affected by Typhoon Haiyan have received supplies, including rice and cash distributions via World Vision's Last Mile Mobile Solutions (LMMS) system. The mobile program empowers mobile users to register...


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  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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