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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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Johnny Cruz

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New drilling technique to get water to a million in need
Apr 5, 2013

New drilling technique to get water to a million in need

New low-cost drilling technology will increase access to clean water and allow local people to form their own well-drilling businesses.

When filthy water steals the lives of young children
Mar 18, 2013

When filthy water steals the lives of young children

On World Water Day, March 22, we remember parents like Kuma in Ethiopia. This father of three has sickness in his eyes and sorrow in his heart. He lost a 2-year-old daughter to waterborne disease. Contaminated water and poor sanitation are among the most common preventable causes of death for children under 5.

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality
Mar 4, 2013

For Zambian mother, dream of clean water becomes reality

March 22 is World Water Day. Here’s the story of one mother in a Zambian village who faced deep hardship because her family didn’t have access to clean water — until World Vision began working in her community.

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project
Mar 4, 2013

charity: water, World Vision partner for clean water project

More than 20,000 people in 22 communities will benefit from new wells and well rehabilitation projects in 2013 through a partnership between World Vision and charity: water.

Chicago Marathon: Runners raise funds for clean water in Africa
Oct 8, 2012

Chicago Marathon: Runners raise funds for clean water in Africa

More than 1,600 runners joined Team World Vision to run the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, making it the largest charity team participating.

A special ‘medicine’ protects family from waterborne illness
Aug 1, 2011

A special ‘medicine’ protects family from waterborne illness

Betty and her children have to rely on filthy water from a pond three miles away that often made them sick. But thanks to a simple product known as PUR, this family can now quickly turn a bucket of disgusting water into one that is clean, safe, and lasts the whole day.

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