On Global Handwashing Day, October 15, Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street, and humanitarian agency World Vision will announce a major expansion of the WASH UP!
Clean Water Here and 1x.com are partnering to support UN World Water Day by creating a global photography exhibition documenting the current issues surrounding safe drinking water. The exhibit will benefit World Vision and will open at UN Headquarters on World Water Day 2018.
Leading American humanitarian, development and health organizations working around the globe have analyzed the Administration’s proposed International Affairs budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) and have estimated that the impact of the proposed cuts would be devastating for the poorest and most vulnerable women, children, and families around the world, as well as for American interests.
Highlights Incidents of cholera and acute diarrhea have doubled in Somalia and Ethiopia this year One million children severely malnourished in drought-affected area A grandmother in Somalia looks on with worry as her young grandchild is treated for watery diarrhea. NAIROBI (June 7, 2017)…
Thanks to a grant of more than $2.8 million from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, vulnerable communities in Ethiopia are protected from flooding and have boosted their economic opportunity.
Highlights One lucky fan who joins Team Eaton will win “virtual lunch” with Ashton SEATTLE (May 2, 2017) — Two-time Olympic gold medalist Ashton Eaton and his wife Brianne Theisen-Eaton, bronze medalist in the heptathlon, are joining up with World Vision for the world’s…
World Vision focuses on building community capacity so water systems continue to function even after we have left. We work with communities to create the management structure for each water point to take care of the water point and collect fees for maintenance and repair. We train local people on well maintenance and, where necessary, work to create a supply chain for repair parts.
The U.S. has provided significant leadership to help tens of millions of people gain access to safer drinking water and sanitation facilities globally. USAID leads U.S. efforts in this sector, focusing primarily on improving health outcomes through the provision of sustainable safe drinking water and sanitation, as well as managing water for agriculture to improve food security.