Highlights The NFL veteran will fund the drilling of two wells and help raise funds for a third The effort will support World Vision’s goal of reaching everyone in their project areas with clean water—including 800,000 people in Zambia by 2025 Phoenix (February 13,...
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.
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,…
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.
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)…
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.