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Over four decades, TV host of Jeopardy! Alex’s Trebek partnered with World Vision to impact the lives of millions of children. He and his family leave a legacy — access to clean water, healthcare centers, education, programs that prevent girls from the dangerous practice of female genital mutilation and child marriage, investments in livelihood programs, and so much more.
In rural parts of many developing countries, families often lack access to basic healthcare. World Vision helps fill the gap by equipping community health workers, who can help diagnose common illnesses such as malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea.
In late 2015, World Vision launched Every Last One (ELO) — a $1 billion capital campaign over eight years to make life, hope, and a future possible for 60 million people. Explore the work that has already been done, and help us make an even bigger impact faster.
Globally, more than 200 million women have undergone female genital mutilation. World Vision’s working to change that through its Kenya Big Dream program, which is part of the Every Last One campaign.
In arid Durame, Ethiopia, organizations had drilled six times for clean water, without success. When World Vision arrived to attempt, the people might have said not to bother, since everyone else had failed. Instead they said, “We must pray and fast, and the Lord will bring us water.” Prayer made all the difference.
In rural communities, women have to travel long distances to get basic healthcare. World Vision–trained community health workers help bridge the gap and provide care as well as education.
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.