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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Press Kit

World Vision is investing $400 million over six years to address the global water crisis and reach 7.5 million people in Africa alone with safe water, sanitation, and hygiene.

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Women and children leaving Juba by bus to various destinations. PHOTO: Nhial Wei / World Vision
Jan 23, 2014

Cease-fire could mean access to children affected by conflict in South Sudan, says World Vision

Cease-fire announced Thursday in Addis Ababa could mean aid agencies can finally access areas where children and families have been.

Abiya, 6, and her family were forced to flee Syria after her father was killed in the conflict. PHOTO: Nick Ralph / World Vision
Jan 15, 2014

World Vision welcomes the approximately $2.4 billion committed at the Kuwait pledging conference today

World Vision welcomes $2.4 billion committed at Kuwait pledging conference for Syria crisis.

A World Vision water well is drilled in another community. PHOTO: World Vision
Dec 20, 2013

charity: water raises $2M for World Vision water projects in Malawi

The funds will enable World Vision to provide 187 wells, bringing clean water to more than 52,000 people in some of the toughest places to reach in rural Malawi.

Water walk runway
Dec 20, 2013

From Dr. Greg Allgood: Proud to be one of charity: water’s largest implementing partners

This week's charity: water gala in New York City raised more than $4 million to provide clean drinking water in Malawi. This allows us to reach an additional 52,000 people in Malawi with clean water! As the largest nongovernmental provider of clean drinking water in the developing world, World Vision is proud to now be one of the largest implementing partners of charity: water.

Introducing Dr. Greg Allgood and World Vision Water
Dec 16, 2013

Introducing Dr. Greg Allgood and World Vision Water

We are excited to introduce our new vice president of water, Dr. Greg Allgood, who comes to us from Procter & Gamble, with 30+ years of water research and non-profit work. Find out what inspired him to join World Vision in solving the clean water crisis.

A “master tinker” for affordable, accessible clean water
Dec 13, 2013

A ‘master tinker’ for affordable, accessible clean water

A new World Vision partnership aims to reach more than a million people in eight countries with clean, safe water by 2017 at a price of less than $20 per person — a mere fraction of the cost of standard hand pumps. World Vision’s Randy Strash discusses the background behind this exciting opportunity.

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school
Sep 6, 2013

Rwanda: Clean water clears Fiona’s path to school

Fiona’s long trek to get water meant she was often late for school — and punished as a result. A new borehole in her community changed that.

Flash Flood for Good
Sep 4, 2013

Add your digital voice to the Flash Flood for Good

World Vision is the chosen implementing partner of Flash Flood for Good, a social media movement to bring clean water to children.