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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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The Kingdom of Bhutan is a small country with big mountains and ancient Buddhist traditions. It’s tucked up against the Himalayas between India an...

Bought by WAMC and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:00
  • Purchases: 2
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While all eyes have been on North Africa and the Middle East these last few months, some significant changes in Cuba have gone more or less unnotic...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:49
  • Purchases: 2
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During the revolution in Egypt, Muslims and Christians united to oust the government. During those tense days in Tahrir square, Christians and Musl...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 2
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Many of the poorest residents of New Orleans lost everything in hurricane Katrina, but what some miss most may surprise you. This is a food-loving...

Bought by WTJU, WAMC, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:37
  • Purchases: 3
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Earlier in the show, you heard a report from Grant Fuller about Cubans being allowed to start small businesses. While Grant was in Cuba, he became ...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 03:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Across the world, people have been migrating from one area to another for as long as they’ve had legs to walk on. Some go in search of freedom, so...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 06:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Micro-lending has been hailed as the silver bullet to help end poverty. But the practice of lending small amounts of money to the world’s poor hasn...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon, WAMC, and WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 05:56
  • Purchases: 3
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The expression “living on less than a dollar-a-day” has become a common catchphrase in the developing world. On a reporting trip to Ethiopia, Erne...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2011
  • Length: 03:43
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By every measure, the West African country of Liberia is one of the world’s worst places to be a woman. In the aftermath of a brutal civil war, wo...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 07:32
  • Purchases: 2
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A little over a decade ago, the Bolivian government joined forces with multinational organizations to privatize the water supply in the city of Coc...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 03:45
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After several weeks of intense protest for a faster transition to democracy, the interim government of Tunisia has set an election date for a const...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 04:44
  • Purchases: 1
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The recession is hitting a lot of people hard, and not always in obvious ways. Some of the formerly unemployed have managed to find jobs. But the p...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 05:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Wairimu Gitahi is an African woman and a journalist. She believed she understood her continent until she moved to South Africa last year. There, sh...

Bought by HCC Radio The Dragon, PRX Remix, and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 03:44
  • Purchases: 3
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It’s almost tomato time in the US. Summer is temptingly close for those who enjoy buying their produce from farmers markets or growing their own. ...

Bought by Troy Public Radio and WTIP


  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 04:15
  • Purchases: 2
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The ruling military council of Egypt announced this week it would lift emergency law before the parliamentary elections scheduled for September. T...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 08, 2011
  • Length: 06:42
  • Purchases: 1
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As you just heard, Dadaab has become the near permanent residence for hundreds of thousands of refugees. Many of them will never see their homes in...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 05:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Bolivia is often called the poorest nation in South America. And in Bolivia’s indigenous culture, if you do happen to have money, it’s generally c...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 04:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Uganda desperately needs surgeons. In a country of 32 million people, there are only about a hundred specialist surgeons. As a result, accident vi...

Bought by WBEZ and WAMC


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 06:19
  • Purchases: 2
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The unrest in the Middle East is causing a huge refugee crisis. How this will play out in the long term is anyone’s guess. But history tells us re...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 01, 2011
  • Length: 03:59
  • Purchases: 1
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During the last four decades, foreign journalists were more or less banned from reporting from Libya. And inside the country, Moammar Gaddafi’s g...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2011
  • Length: 03:13