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Zambia

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for the thirsty

844 million people around the world don’t have access to clean water; that’s more than 1 of every 10 people around the world. Join us in prayer for children and families who are thirsty and lack this most basic necessity.

Meet Rosemary and Tassy

Rosemary and Tassy are best friends in rural Zambia. Their lives dramatically changed when World Vision began child sponsorship programs in their community.

Special Features

A gift that keeps giving

NOV. 2, 2017, ZAMBIA — When you give the gift of goats, it starts a ripple effect of generosity around the world. In Zambia, we meet a family who received Gift Catalog goats and has since passed on goats to other families, who are now benefiting from the gift of animals.

Voices

The desperation of dirty water

Have you ever been lost in the woods — literally or figuratively? Have you rationed your resources, preparing for the worst? Families who can’t access clean water feel this kind of desperation every day. Blogger Rachel Teodoro has met some of these families. Read one of their stories, and learn a simple way you can give them hope!

Voices

Nivesh begins to dream of water and beyond

Without clean water, you and your clothes stay dirty. Imagine being too ashamed to go to church. To school. Without hope or community around you. Nivesh is a girl whose dreams were dying before they ever had a chance. See how the promise of clean water is giving new life to her dreams!