Seattle, WA (May 10, 2018) — Procter & Gamble and World Vision are celebrating a decade of partnership, providing a powerful example of what can happen when the private sector and non-profit sphere work together. Their combined efforts have impacted 6.4 million people and…
In the first step of a bold vision to bring clean water to everyone, everywhere World Vision works by the year 2030, President Rich Stearns announced today that the organization will fulfill this commitment first in Rwanda— within five years. The country was chosen because of World Vision’s strong presence there, a clear plan of action, and the support of many partners including the local government.
Pitbull, a.k.a. Mr. Worldwide, will join the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly and Ms. Lani Dolifka, Founder of Clean Water Here, to officially launch the Water Action Decade of 2018-2028. Unanimously adopted in a United Nations General Assembly resolution, the Water Action Decade is a 10-year plan of programs and activities geared to put greater focus on the sustainable development and integrated management of water resources.
Washington, DC – As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson prepares to testify on the administration’s budget, a leading group of humanitarian, development and global health organizations are releasing new data that shows just how devastating these proposed cuts to the United States’ foreign aid budget would be to millions of people in the poorest countries.
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.
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.