World Vision’s Global 6K for Water is a one-day event where people around the world walk, run, or roll 6K to equip communities in need with lasting clean water. Every step you take is one they won’t have to.™ Check out what people are saying about how fun and impactful it is to do the Global 6K.
A World Vision employee’s belief in a 9-year-old boy has created changes that continue to ripple in a community in Zambia. His fundraising helped provide the financial support for a community and World Vision to build a clinic furnished with essential equipment to care for people living with HIV and AIDS.
Each spring, people from all over the world participate in World Vision’s Global 6K. Their goal? To raise funds for access to clean water. Learn about how a grandmother and granddaughter have bonded over doing the 6K and fundraising together.
Sammie, a girl from New Jersey, learned at school that many people around the world lack enough food and access to clean water. She wanted to help, and her father found a way through World Vision’s Gift Catalog. With money she raised through a lemonade and cookie stand, she was able to purchase the gift of 10 goats to help equip families to overcome poverty.
In 2022, war in Ukraine made refugees of millions, disrupted crop exports, and sent food and fuel prices soaring in many parts of the world. This, combined with the lingering impacts of COVID-19, extreme weather conditions, and ongoing unrest in many countries, left millions of people globally on the verge of famine. Despite such dire circumstances, World Vision photographers witnessed many moments of joy and strength in communities where we work around the world. Here are 22 of our favorites.
Two brothers who work in construction have been helping their community rebuild after a tornado plowed through their neighborhood in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on December 10, 2021. Read how World Vision partnered with a local church to come alongside them for long-term recovery.
Young people have witnessed compelling footage of the war in Ukraine, including heartbreaking images of refugees and displaced families. Moved to act out their faith, students at Christian schools have raised more than $80,000 to provide Ukraine relief through World Vision’s Ignite program, a partnership that helps schools engage students and shape them into global leaders with a biblical worldview. Park Street School in Boston, Massachusetts, raised more than $16,000 through a walkathon after students, faculty, and staff established the “Children Helping Children” Ukraine Fund.
The gift of brand-new furniture helps a mother of six create a welcoming new home for her family. Kelsey, who is recovering from drug addiction, received new furniture from a corporate donation given through a World Vision partner church in West Virginia.