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YOU WALKED.
THE KIDS WON.

48‚311 people walked for clean water

Cross the ultimate finish line:

Clean water is just the beginning.
Sponsor a child and become their champion.

With their sponsors, these girls are unstoppable.

3.7 miles roundtrip to water
3 hours to get water each day
2 years behind in school

Just Sponsored!
Because of sponsorship, a clean water solution is planned for Grace’s whole community.

0.14 miles roundtrip to water
6 minutes to get water each day
On track in school

Sponsored!
Because of sponsorship in Kamama’s community, she’s had clean water since 2015.

They’re small, unstoppable, and full of hope. Who’s next?

Hi, we're World Vision.

We're a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

Love Comes First

We serve all people. No matter their religion, ethnicity, or gender.

Thriftiness

Keeping our costs down (85% to programs) means your gifts make the biggest waves possible.

Targeting Root Causes

Going after poverty's symptoms is temporary. Going after its cause is permanent.

Hi, we're World Vision.

We're a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

News & Stories
The world’s getting brighter one small step at a time.

6K FOR WATER:
Text the word SPONSOR to 56170
to sponsor the child on your bib

48‚311 people walked
for clean water

Cross the ultimate finish line:

Clean water is just the beginning.

With their sponsors, these girls are unstoppable.

3.7 miles roundtrip to water
3 hours to get water each day
2 years behind in school

Just Sponsored!
Because of sponsorship, a clean water solution is planned for Grace’s whole community.

0.14 miles roundtrip to water
6 minutes to get water each day
On track in school

Sponsored!
Because of sponsorship in Kamama’s community, she’s had clean water since 2015.

They’re small, unstoppable, and full of hope.
Who’s next?

Hi, we're World Vision.

We're a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

Love Comes First

We serve all people. No matter their religion, ethnicity, or gender.

Thriftiness

Keeping our costs down (85% to programs) means your gifts make the biggest waves possible.

Targeting Root Causes

Going after poverty's symptoms is temporary. Going after its cause is permanent.

Hi, we're World Vision.

We're a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

NEWS & STORIES
The world’s getting brighter
one small step at a time.

Voices

The dream of clean water

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns shares about the unexpected benefits of clean water and his dream to bring clean water to all people in our project areas in Rwanda in five years.

Special Features

The long path to clean water

FEB. 15, 2018, UGANDA — In eastern Uganda, a community is still reeling from the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency more than a decade ago. Children like 5-year-old Grace must walk a long way for dirty water while parents are still walking an emotional path of healing. Through it all, access to clean water would help everyone heal and have a fuller life.

Change Makers

2018 Global 6K for Water is ‘life-changing’, more than a race

More than 48,000 people worldwide laced up for World Vision’s 2018 Global 6K for Water May 19 at 1,075 locations in 16 countries, including the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, and Australia. Hear from everyday change-makers about the life-changing experience of bringing clean water to more than 63,000 people.

From the Field

Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

The Syrian refugee crisis is now the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 5.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope. And another 6.1 million people are displaced within Syria.