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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Press Kit

World Vision is investing $400 million over six years to address the global water crisis and reach 7.5 million people in Africa alone with safe water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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Lead into application video for DreamJobbing
Dec 23, 2014

World Vision and DreamJobbing partner to create a dream job as a humanitarian storyteller in Africa

World Vision will partner with DreamJobbing, a platform for some of the coolest jobs on the planet, to offer humanitarian storytellers the opportunity of a lifetime.

New Sesame Street Muppet helps children learn life-saving hygiene practices
Jan 7, 2015

New Sesame Street Muppet helps children learn life-saving hygiene habits

Sesame Workshop and World Vision are coming together to help protect children around the globe from illness caused by dirty water and poor sanitation.

A boy in Burundi draws clean water. PHOTO: Achel Bayisenge / World Vision
Dec 29, 2014

Mattress purchases to bring clean water to developing countries through Denver Mattress, World Vision partnership

Customers purchasing a new mattress in the new year from Denver Mattress will get more than a great night’s sleep — they’ll help provide lifesaving clean water to children and families around the world through a unique partnership with World Vision.

Khardiata, 11, drinks from a well installed by World Vision in her village of Sam Peul. Before the well was drilled, diseases caused by drinking impure well water and skin irritations from insufficient bathing plagued the villagers. PHOTO: World Vision / Karen Homer
Dec 19, 2014

Water for the World Act assures commitment to solve the global water crisis

World Vision applauds the passage of the Water for the World Act, which will help 748 million people get closer to clean water. After unanimous passage in both Houses of Congress, Friday, the President signed H.R. 2901 into law.

Raya (right), one of the newest members of the Sesame family, along with her friend Elmo (left), will teach children and families about positive health behaviors related to water, sanitation and hygiene.
Dec 16, 2014

Sesame Workshop and World Vision partner to tackle critical global health priority

Elmo and new Sesame Muppet Raya will teach children about clean water, sanitation and hygiene across World Vision global programs.

World Vision applauds the House of Representatives for passing the Water for the World Act. PHOTO: World Vision
Nov 20, 2014

World Vision praises House action on Water for the World Act, urges full House and Senate pass bill quickly

World Vision applauds the House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee for passing the Water for the World Act.

Neighbors wash their hands in a community in Sierra Leone hit by Ebola. PHOTO: Jonathan Bundu / World Vision
Nov 14, 2014

Prevention must be part of Ebola response plan, says World Vision

World Vision and a coalition of other faith-based and humanitarian organizations met Thursday with Vice President Joe Biden and White House Ebola Czar Ron Klain to build support for expanding its financial commitment to include both Ebola prevention and treatment.

A community celebrates having access to clean water for the first time. PHOTO: World Vision
Nov 12, 2014

Universal water access achieved for more than 2,400 villages

In 2014, World Vision provided clean drinking water to every man, woman and child in 2,416 villages.

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