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Be part of the world’s largest 6k walk for clean water. Let’s have fun, get some exercise, and make a difference!


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Your donation adapts in real time to meet urgent needs. You’ll fill critical funding gaps and help those who need it most, like hungry children in South Sudan, and refugee families fleeing violence in Syria.

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6 Ways We Earn Your Trust

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

Love Comes First

We aspire to be like Jesus. So we serve all people. No matter their religion, ethnicity, or gender.


Keeping our costs down means your gifts make the biggest waves possible.

Targeting Root Causes

Going after poverty’s symptoms is temporary. Going after its causes is permanent.


You’re welcome behind the curtain. In fact, there is no curtain…because we're accountable to you, to the kids we serve, and ultimately to God.

Your Donation Multiplies

Your gift + grants + donated goods = WAY more impact.

Local Leadership

When community members lead change, the change lasts and lasts. That’s why World Vision’s international staff is 95 percent local.

What’s Happening in World News

News of big needs and great hope. Fair warning, we’re pretty biased towards hope.

From the Field

Carrying water can be a pain in the neck

On average, that woman walks about 6K, or 3.7 miles, to get water for her family. Depending on the size of that jerry can, she’s carrying up to 44 pounds when it’s full. And carrying water that way could have long-term negative health effects.

From the Field

Syria refugee crisis: Facts you need to know

What is happening in Aleppo? Why are Syrians fleeing their homes? How is the war affecting children? How can I help those affected by the Syria refugee crisis and show them God’s love? Read on.