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Change Makers

2018 Global 6K for Water is ‘life-changing’, more than a race

More than 48,000 people worldwide laced up for World Vision’s 2018 Global 6K for Water May 19 at 1,075 locations in 16 countries, including the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, and Australia. Hear from everyday change-makers about the life-changing experience of bringing clean water to more than 63,000 people.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for U.S. children and families in need

The National Center on Family Homelessness reports that in 2013 1 in 30 children in the U.S. — a historic high — were living on the street, in homeless shelters or motels, or doubling up with other families. The number of homeless children increased 64 percent between 2010 and 2013 (1.6 million to 2.5 million). This month, join us as we pray for U.S. children and families living in poverty.

Prayers

Matthew 25: Pray for the thirsty

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.

Special Features

The long path to clean water

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.