Despite the challenging year operating in a global pandemic, World Vision is celebrating the achievement of a major milestone towards the goal of providing basic clean water access to everyone, everywhere they work by 2030.
Highlights The two organizations have met ambitious goal of bringing water access to 2 million people by 2020 Goals achieved on time despite COVID-19 lockdowns, just in time to help provide water access to health clinics and for handwashing SEATTLE (October 15, 2020) Two...
Philanthropists Dave and Dana Dornsife are announcing a $40 million investment in World Vision’s water, sanitation and hygiene program in 24 African countries. Their contributions make them the leading family in the world investing in providing clean water access.
Leaders from around the world will declare their commitment to ensure that all healthcare facilities throughout the developing world achieve access to basic water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services
World Vision is ahead of its goal of reaching 20 million people with clean water by 2020. The organization announced that in the past three years since launching this audacious goal, they have reached 12.7 million people with clean water.
SEATTLE (May 22, 2018) – More than 48,000 walkers and runners around the world tied up their tennis shoes for a good cause and joined the world’s biggest 6K walk for clean water – World Vision’s Global 6K for Water. On Saturday, May 19,…
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.
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.