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Even at 5 years old, Cheru Lotuliapus not only understood the struggle for clean water, she lived it. Now, blessings overflow along with the water 6-year-old Cheru collects from the tap near her home in West Pokot, Kenya.
Special Features

Cheru’s Kenyan community is awash in hope after receiving clean water

A boy worships during church services in Kenya.
From the Field

Photos of worship and praise around the world

Participants cheer during the 2018 Global 6K for Water May 19 in Placerville, California.
Change Makers

Global 6K participants walk for water

World Vision is working in Rwanda to bring clean water to all Rwandans by 2022.
Special Features

The dangers below: The pond of misery in Rwanda

In Zambia, 7-year-old sponsored child Steven no longer suffers from malaria now that his family has mosquito nets. (©2014 World Vision/photo by Jon Warren)
From the Field

What is malaria? Facts, FAQs, and how to help

A child in Peru reads a book.
Change Makers

Your 2019 summer reading and movie guide

Nicole Wetmore walks the Global 6K for Water in Placerville, California. Nicole is the host site leader for Green Valley Community’s Church’s participation in the 6K event and subsequent Celebration Sunday.
Change Makers

Global 6K for Water creates an unforgettable moment for a California pastor

Quest to end water crisis: Addyson Moffitt, 7, was moved to run two half marathons and raise $60,000 when she learned how children her age often walk 6 kilometers for dirty water.
Change Makers

7-year-old’s quest to end water crisis gains momentum

Former sponsored child grows up to change community for better.
From the Field

A former sponsored child’s unquenchable thirst for service

World Vision brings clean water to one new person every 10 seconds. Here are five examples of how we provide access to clean water around the world.
From the Field

How World Vision provides access to clean water around the world

World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. shares about the benefits and blessings of clean water.
Voices

The best return: Benefits and blessings of clean water

In 2010, after a massive earthquake, Cholera returned to Haiti after more than 100 years. Children in a World Vision Child-Friendly Space and Early Childhood Center learned about cholera (spelled kolera in Haitian Creole) and practiced handwashing to avoid contracting the disease. Haitian health officials reported in October 2018 that more than 819,000 people had been infected and nearly 10,000 had died since the outbreak began.
From the Field

What is cholera? Facts, FAQs, and how to help