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In Morungatuny, Uganda, 5-year-old Grace and 3-year-old Judith start and end their day with walking to gather water for their family. Judith often struggles to keep up with her older sister and has trouble carrying her 1-liter water can. (©2017 World Vision/photo by Jon Warren)
Special Features

The long path to 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.
Voices

The dream of clean water

Judy Carlson, 71, walked the 2017 Global 6K for Water at her own pace — slow and steady, using her cane for support. Six kilometers is the average distance people in the developing world walk for water. Judy walked her 6K for 6-year-old Bintou from Mali. Who will you walk for?
Change Makers

Global 6K for Water: ‘If she can do it, you can totally do it’

The Syrian refugee crisis is now the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time. Because of the Syrian civil war, 5.6 million people have fled Syria as refugees, putting a strain on the region’s ability to cope. And another 6.1 million people are displaced within Syria.
From the Field

Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Cheru carries water
From the Field

How’d they do that: Bring water to Cheru

Syrian refugee girl standing in road in refugee camp.
Change Makers

Refugee portrait project paints Syrian children to provide aid to crisis

Voices

3 ways to have more meaningful moments with God

Recipe for Armenian honey cake.
From the Field

In the kitchen: Recipe for Armenian honey cake

Superheroes. Defin, 3, looks at a Christmas card her brother, Joshua Ogwang, 10, received from his sponsors, who live in California. (©2014 World Vision/photo by Jon Warren)
Voices

God’s superheroes make the world ‘better, safer’ for children

Special Features

Building happy childhoods

Members of the Christian rock band, Big Daddy Weave, visit the Children's and Youth Club in the Leuk Daek area program.
Voices

Q&A: Big Daddy Weave

There’s nothing more essential than clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to access the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading humanitarian provider of clean drinking water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 50 million people with clean water by 2030.
From the Field

Global water crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help