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California mom Kianna Lyons doesn’t take water for granted. But she’s not only concerned about the water shortages that have affected southern California where she lives. She has a heart for moms and children in sub-Saharan Africa who walk 6K (3.7 miles) daily to bring home dirty water, and she’s determined to do something about it.
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Choose the journey: Kianna’s family walks 6K for water

Children run across a field as stormy cumulonimbus clouds pour rain to a village in Magoye, Zambia.
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10 awe-inspiring weather photos for World Meteorological Day

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Cheru runs to catch up to the bigger children. She often falls behind. Carrying a tea kettle, Cheru Lotuliapus, 5, walks with other children twice a day to dig for water in a dry riverbed in West Pokot, Kenya. A first-year kindergarten student, she carries water to school and returns home by way of the waterhole to refill her kettle. With other school children, she walks more than 6km a day for water. (©2016 World Vision/Photo by Jon Warren)
From the Field

Choose the journey: Cheru walks for dirty water

Join us this month in praying Psalm 34:14 over the people of South Sudan.

Praying the Psalms: Pray for South Sudan

Peru's deadly floods and mudslides continue to wreak havoc on communities throughout the country, and the forecast says more rain.
From the Field

Humanitarian world news: Peru’s deadly floods

When you partner with World Vision, you are walking with the poor. Mothers, fathers, and children feel your love and support across the miles. And with that comes a sense of God’s love. Knowing they’re not alone in their struggles lightens their load.

Walking with the poor: Solving the global water crisis

Malinda doesn’t love running, but “getting clean water to people who need it is life and death,” she says. That's why she runs the Global 6K for Water.
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Following God’s call to run 6K for clean water

8-year-old Luke Flowers used his birthday to give back by running World Vision's Global 6K for Water with his friends.
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An 8-year-old spends his birthday running 6K for water

663 million people around the world don't have access to clean water. Join us in prayer for children and families who are thirsty and lack this most basic need.

Matthew 25: Pray for the thirsty

On World Water Day, World Vision celebrates reaching one person with clean water every 10 seconds and Margarita's village anticipates its new pipeline.
From the Field

World Water Day: Every 10 seconds one person gets clean water

Kamama fills a kettle with clean water from a World Vision water kiosk in West Pokot County, Kenya. (©2016 World Vision/photo by Jon Warren)
From the Field

Choose the journey: With clean water, Kamama has choices