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Clean water and sanitation among top needs for child and family in Uganda
Jul 25, 2014

Clean water and sanitation among top needs for child and family in Uganda

In northern Uganda, abductions and war were once the biggest threat to children. Now, for 5-year-old Juliet and her family, the number-one concern is dirty water and poor sanitation. Every day, these humanitarian crises deprive 1,600 children of life before they reach their fifth birthday.

Video: Getting clean water for the first time
Jun 3, 2014

Video: Getting clean water for the first time

Meet Violet and other children from Zambia as they tell their stories of hardship from dirty water. A World Vision Water project here aims to reach 40,000 children like them with access to clean water that will change their lives and help them pursue their dreams.

Blog: The ripple effect of water in Mali
May 17, 2014

Blog: The ripple effect of water in Mali

Read about Dr. Greg Allgood's latest trip to Mali, where World Vision Mali's water team just provided their 1,000th water well since 2003!

Hundred Pump Project
May 23, 2014

Hundred Pump project brings water to thousands

Through the Hundred Pump Project, Design Outreach and World Vision are collaborating on an initiative to bring clean water to nearly 40,000 people in Africa who lack access to it today.

Blog: Clean water changes everything
Apr 11, 2014

Blog: Clean water changes everything

Emmanuel, 20, sponsored through World Vision, says that clean water changes everything. World Vision's water and sanitation programs in Ghana have transformed Emmanuel's community ... and are the cause of new celebrations!

World Vision community drills 1,000th water well in Mali
Apr 9, 2014

World Vision community drills 1,000th water well in Mali

World Vision’s 1,000th successful borehole drilled in Mali since 2003 marks a significant milestone in the effort to provide as many as 120,000 Malians a year with access to clean water and improved sanitation and hygiene.

Clean water improves health and nutrition for people in Malawi
Mar 10, 2014

Clean water improves health and nutrition for people in Malawi

The same challenge has plagued Flossie Kapu throughout her entire 61 years: getting access to water. This grandmother living in Sato, Malawi, has spent her life walking to get the precious liquid. She is not alone.

This is only source of water for this community in Ethiopia, potentially causing many water-born illnesses. PHOTO: Kelley Lynch / World Vision
Mar 4, 2014

U.S. Government must commit to the poor over politics to solve global water crisis, says World Vision

As World Water Day approaches, World Vision, along with hundreds of faith, corporate and nonprofit leaders, will urge the U.S. Government to improve its water and sanitation spending to reach countries that truly lack access to clean water and proper sanitation.

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