Two ways to sponsor a child

When you sponsor a child for $39 a month, you’ll show God’s love by helping establish sustainable access to basics like clean water, improved nutrition, quality education, healthcare, economic opportunity, spiritual nurture, and more.

Join a global movement

Each year, thousands of participants unite to walk or run in World Vision’s Global 6K for Water. Join others like Catherine and Vera, who in 2021 raised more than $2,000 through their Global 6K fundraiser!

Find your drive

Gigi not only ran the Chicago 6K for Water but added a 5K beforehand to run an 11K for her 11 birthday, "It was worth it to bring clean water to more people. There are children who do this every day for water."

Every step you take is one they won’t have to. ™

On May 21, join the world’s largest 6K for water! Family fun. Global impact.

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Bring people together

Every year, communities across the globe come together to provide clean water to children in need, communities like Antioch Baptist Church, which has held a Global 6k celebration since 2017.

Hi, we’re World Vision.

We’re a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

High impact

We keep costs down. In 2021, 90% of World Vision’s total operating expenses were used for programs that benefit children, families, and communities in need.

Child focused and community based

We tackle poverty at its roots. Our integrated approach includes water, healthcare, education, child protection, and income generation, so every child can grow into who God created them to be.

Loving

We serve alongside the poor and oppressed as a demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people. World Vision serves every child we can, of any faith or none.

Courageous

World Vision has over 70 years of experience working with communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children … even in the toughest places.

News and stories from around the world

Your donation in action. Impact, updates, and current needs.

Prayers

5 ways to pray for lasting change

In so many areas of life — personal, social, political — transformation can be a long and sometimes arduous journey, punctuated by unexpected setbacks. But our faith tells us that God works through even the messiest of processes to make all things new — including our very selves. Whether you’re longing for change in your own life, in the life of a loved one, or in the world more broadly, prayer is one way in which you can be part of the transformative work God is doing. Here are a few ideas to get you started — and keep you going — as you pray for lasting change.

Special Features

Marvel in Mbuyuni: How did they do it?

If ever a place needed change, it was Mbuyuni village in Tanzania. Years of poverty and an ensuing feeling of futility had taken its toll on marriages and children’s futures. But things began to change when a group of farmers were equipped with new beliefs about themselves and their neighbors.

From the Field

From disaster response to partnership for lasting change

As global disasters and humanitarian crises persist, World Vision’s support for vulnerable communities extends far beyond immediate disaster response. Discover how our interventions and programs have opened the doors to long-term partnership with communities and helped empower children and families worldwide.