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Sesame Workshop and World Vision are coming together to help protect children around the globe from illness caused by dirty water and poor sanitation.
World Vision applauds the passage of the Water for the World Act, which will help 748 million people get closer to clean water. After unanimous passage in both Houses of Congress, Friday, the President signed H.R. 2901 into law.
Elmo and new Sesame Muppet Raya will teach children about clean water, sanitation and hygiene across World Vision global programs.
World Vision applauds the House of Representatives' Foreign Affairs Committee for passing the Water for the World Act.
World Vision and a coalition of other faith-based and humanitarian organizations met Thursday with Vice President Joe Biden and White House Ebola Czar Ron Klain to build support for expanding its financial commitment to include both Ebola prevention and treatment.
In 2014, World Vision provided clean drinking water to every man, woman and child in 2,416 villages.
Local Chicagoland runners will take to the streets this weekend to run 6K as part of a national effort to raise money for clean water and sanitation systems in rural Kenya. The event, hosted by World Vision, takes place November 1 at 9 a.m. at Montrose Harbor in Chicago.
Somalia is on the brink of famine again, as the world celebrates World Food Day.