FEB. 15, 2018, UGANDA — In eastern Uganda, a community is still reeling from the Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency more than a decade ago. Children like 5-year-old Grace must walk a long way for dirty water while parents are still walking an emotional path of healing. Through it all, access to clean water would help everyone heal and have a fuller life.
In the 1980s, Lani Dolifka learned the water flowing through the faucet in her Colorado home had been declared unsafe. It inspired Lani and her husband, Don, to develop an automated small-scale purification plant that converted their tap water into pure drinking water. Today, their company, Watermill Express, is the largest drive-up pure drinking water company in the U.S.
Cascade Covenant Church in North Bend, Washington, joined the Global 6K for Water: young and old, walking or running to serve in a simple, but powerful way.
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.
Tips for helping your children learn about the global water crisis and how they can help solve it. Find age-appropriate videos, discussion questions, and interactive activities to help your kids develop empathy for those who don’t have access to clean water.
A Seattle-area mom helps raise funds for clean water through World Vision’s Global 6K for Water — bringing together two children thousands of miles apart.
Pray for West Africa: Pray for political and economic stability, maternal and child health, and sponsored children.