Thirty years after the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, a Rwandan family, once focused on survival, is able to dream again due to World Vision child sponsorship, a remarkable economic development program, and clean water near their home.
The death of Jordy’s grandfather devastated the then-12-year-old boy. He could have been a prime target to be recruited into a gang. But God intervened through his mother and a pastor who’d received training from World Vision.
In Malawi, drillers persist in their efforts to help a little girl and her village get access to clean water, which they’ve never had before.
In the United States and around the world, ordinary kids are taking on the challenge of COVID-19 with small, but extraordinary, actions.
Spend a day with a drill crew in Malawi that works 90% of the year on the road, away from their families. They cook their own food. They wash their own clothes, always covered mud after a long day at work. They live in tents and sit on overturned buckets instead of on chairs. And yet, they wouldn’t have it any other way.
How can she reach for the stars when even water is unreachable? In the Great Rift Valley, poverty and lack of clean water create hardships for 8-year-old Ireen, who walks to collect water up to four times a day. World Vision is working alongside communities to bring the reality of clean water and good health to girls like Ireen.