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

Global 6K participants walk and run for water

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

844 million people around the world don't have access to clean water; that's more than 1 of every 10 people around the world. Join us in prayer for children and families who are thirsty and lack this most basic necessity.
Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for clean water for the thirsty

With her baby on her back and toddler by her side, a Kenyan mother walks in a dry riverbed in Kenya to dig for water at least twice a day, a distance of about 8 kilometers (4 miles). 6K is the average distance women and children in the developing world walk for water. Women and children in the developing world walk 200 million hours a day for water.
From the Field

Walk for water: Your 6K vs. theirs

What is it like to live under lockdown because of the new coronavirus outbreak? A World Vision staff member in China shares his perspective.
Voices

New coronavirus outbreak: A personal perspective from China

A camp for internally displaced people in northwest Syria offers a bleak and cold existence for Samer*, 5. Aid workers are working around the clock to provide emergency support, but with tens of thousands of people arriving every day, supplies are low and the humanitarian response is overwhelmed. *Name changed to protect identity.
From the Field

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

In the remote Andean highlands of Central Ecuador, Gift Catalog alpacas are helping communities raise themselves out of poverty.
From the Field

2020 life frames: Storytelling from World Vision photographers

Middle Eastern cheese pastry
From the Field

In the kitchen: Middle Eastern cheese pastry recipe

Globally, 844 million people lack access to clean water, which means that more than 1 of every 10 people on the planet are affected by the global water crisis. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.
From the Field

What you need to know about the global water crisis in photos and video

The Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis, affecting 17.6 million people. Let’s break this topic down — in photos and videos.
From the Field

What you need to know about the Syrian refugee crisis in photos and video

The Capitol Building at sunset.
Change Makers

Election Day: 7 questions to ask your candidates before you vote

Syrian refugees in Lebanon informal tented settlement. Aysha, 29, a Syrian refugee in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley, sits inside the tent where her family lives since fleeing from Syria. Her children include (left to right) Islam, 2 ½; on her lap, Ahdy, 1; and Catherine, 5.
Prayers

Hope in hard places: Pray for Syria