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Leaving a legacy of clean water in Rwanda

Globally, World Vision has committed to reaching everyone, everywhere we work with clean water by 2030. The first country expected to cross the finish line is Rwanda. World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns, who will retire at the end of this year, personally committed to the goal, aiming to raise $50 million to reach 1 million Rwandans in 2,000 communities with clean water.

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The dream of clean water

World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns shares about the unexpected benefits of clean water and his dream to bring clean water to all people in our project areas in Rwanda in five years.

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A life and death story of clean water in Rwanda

Twenty-four years after the genocide in Rwanda, children like Julius — a top student in his school — continue to die from poverty and lack of clean water. As Rich Stearns wraps up his tenure as World Vision U.S. president, he is dedicated to ending this needless loss of life in Rwanda and around the world.