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FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

FAQs: 20 years after the Rwandan genocide

In April 1994, an explosion of ethnic violence in a small East African country resulted in the killing of 800,000 people in 100 days. How could this country, Rwanda, ever overcome such hatred and horror? Read our FAQs for more background on one of the worst genocides in history and the recovery of this shattered nation.

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

Clean water improves health and nutrition for people in Malawi
March 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...

From Dr. Greg Allgood: World Vision Water and P&G celebrate 1 billion liters of clean water
March 4, 2014

From Dr. Greg Allgood: World Vision Water and P&G celebrate 1 billion liters of clean water

We’ve seen a plethora of miracles and have stories to tell as World Vision Water and P&G celebrate 1 billion liters of clean water. With this milestone, we...

Philippines typhoon recovery: Restoring clean water for schools and homes
February 17, 2014

Philippines typhoon recovery: Restoring clean water to schools and homes

World Vision provides generators to bring clean water to Filipino communities ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan.

Video interview with Chelsea Clinton and President Bill Clinton
January 30, 2014

From Dr. Greg Allgood: Video - Bill and Chelsea Clinton on World Vision water programs

Watch this video, narrated by Chelsea Clinton and President Bill Clinton as they talk about their visits to World Vision water programs in Rwanda and Myanmar.

Water walk runway
December 20, 2013

From Dr. Greg Allgood: Proud to be one of charity: water’s largest implementing partners

This week's charity: water gala in New York City raised more than $4 million to provide clean drinking water in Malawi. This allows us to reach an additional 52,000...

Introducing Dr. Greg Allgood and World Vision Water
December 16, 2013

Introducing Dr. Greg Allgood and World Vision Water

We are excited to introduce our new vice president of water, Dr. Greg Allgood, who comes to us from Procter & Gamble, with 30+ years of water research and non-...

A “master tinker” for affordable, accessible clean water
December 13, 2013

A ‘master tinker’ for affordable, accessible clean water

A new World Vision partnership aims to reach more than a million people in eight countries with clean, safe water by 2017 at a price of less than $20 per person — a...

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school
September 6, 2013

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school

Fiona’s long trek to get water meant she was often late for school — and punished as a result. A new borehole in her community changed that.

Flash Flood for Good
September 4, 2013

Add your digital voice to the Flash Flood for Good

World Vision is the chosen implementing partner of Flash Flood for Good, a social media movement to bring clean water to children.

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