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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

Change Makers

Watermill Express: ‘Seeing hope and a better future’ for children

A church runs and walks the Global 6k for Water to bring clean water to children around the world.
Change Makers

A Washington church mobilizes to walk the Global 6K for Water

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

A woman kneels at the table after finishing a walk to bring clean water to people around the world. She is filling out a form to sponsor the child through World Vision.
Change Makers

Two children brought together by clean water and a mother’s love

Pray for West Africa: Pray for political and economic stability, maternal and child health, and sponsored children.

Covering the world in prayer: Pray for West Africa

Pray for Mongolia: parents struggle to provide for their families, children long for a good education, and youth try to cope with the effects of abuse and broken families.

Hope in hard places: Pray for Mongolia

Pray for Afghanistan, where children struggle to attend school, child marriage is commonplace, and mothers and their babies are at risk.

Hope in hard places: Pray for Afghanistan

Athletes research the best running shoes to enhance their performance. But in many places, children walk for water, to school, and play in bare feet or terrible shoes.

The worst running shoes you’d never want to wear

Pray for South Asia: for the church in India, for a decline in child marriage in Bangladesh, for child well-being in Nepal, and for continued post-conflict restoration in Sri Lanka.

Covering the world in prayer: Pray for South Asia

Pray for marginalized Romanian children and families, for economic and educational opportunities, for spiritual awakening, and for children with disabilities.

Wrapping children in prayer: Romania