In the West African country of Niger, two sisters live dramatically different lives due to birth order and poverty. Could access to clean water give them each a chance to reach their dreams?
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“Without World Vision, I would not be a doctor today”
When Bernard was young, his town in Haiti lacked access to healthcare. He dreamed of becoming a doctor to help care for his community. When he became a sponsored child, he worked to make his ambition a reality.
2023 Turkey and Syria earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
A powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on February 6, 2023. The disaster has claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced hundreds of thousands more. Learn how World Vision is responding to the disaster.
War in Ukraine: Displacement and refuge
As the war in Ukraine marks its first year, World Vision continues to bring our global expertise in partnering to support children and their families impacted by the conflict.
Tornado destruction and long-term recovery in Kentucky
Two brothers who work in construction have been helping their community rebuild after a tornado plowed through their neighborhood in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on December 10, 2021. Read how World Vision partnered with a local church to come alongside them for long-term recovery.
Global 6K for Water: Get fit as a family and grow your faith
Most people will walk the World Vision Global 6K for Water, and some will run, some will push strollers, and a few athletes will do the 6K while carrying a heavy jerrycan full of water! Whatever you choose, training can be a great family fitness activity.
How to talk to kids about the global water crisis
Discover 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 the 771 million people who don’t have access to clean water.
10 worst countries for access to clean water
Hundreds of millions of people don’t have clean water close to home or available at all. Here are the 10 worst countries for access to clean water.
Syrian refugee crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
Now in its 12th year, the Syrian refugee crisis is the largest refugee and displacement crisis of our time, with more than 15 million Syrians needing humanitarian aid in 2023. That’s more than half of the country’s population.
Global water crisis: Facts, FAQs, and how to help
There’s nothing more essential than access to clean water, yet a global water crisis means people are struggling to get the quantity and quality of water they need. As the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world, World Vision plans to reach 50 million people with clean water by 2030.
Clean water helps Sarah reconsider marrying too young
When Sarah lost her father in 2010, her life took a drastic turn for the worse. The family went hungry, not cooking because they tried to limit their water usage. Challenges like these combined to make Sarah consider marrying young as a way out of the troubles. In 2020 her waiting paid off when World Vision drilled a borehole in her community. Now she concentrates on school and doesn’t even consider marrying at this time.
What is coronavirus? Facts, FAQs, and how to help
The coronavirus pandemic and its respiratory disease, COVID-19, has profoundly and widely impacted the world since it emerged in late 2019. Learn more about the ongoing pandemic and how World Vision has responded worldwide.