Each year, World Vision hosts the Global 6K for Water to raise awareness and money for the global water crisis. Here are 13 ways you and your family can prepare your bodies, minds, and hearts for the virtual Global 6K for Water event on May 22, 2021.
785 million people around the world don’t have access to basic drinking water; that’s one in 10 people around the world. Join us in prayer for children and families who are thirsty and lack this most basic necessity.
Most people will walk the 6K, 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.
While progress on ending global poverty and boosting development has slowed or stalled because of the pandemic, we still have many reasons to be hopeful. As we see progress in clean water, mother and child health, advocacy work, and more, we can trust that our sovereign God hasn’t stopped working. Read evidences of God’s mercy to His people with these 11 reasons to have hope in 2021.
COVID-19 poses new challenges to World Vision, but our 37,000 staff and communities worldwide are working together to bring hope to children and families. We’re fighting the secondary effects of the disease — the economic, social, and long-term health impacts.
OCT. 15, 2020, HONDURAS — In Yamaranguila, Honduras, families have gone from struggling to thriving thanks to child sponsorship and World Vision’s community development model. As a result, Yamaranguila has the lowest migration rate in Honduras, and residents say they have everything they need for a good life.
World Vision U.S. President Edgar Sandoval Sr. reflects on God’s grace and the generosity of donors who have provided the strength and resolve to respond immediately to one of the world’s most challenging diseases, COVID-19.
A Missouri family has raised more than $130,000, appeared on TV, and traveled to Kenya as they strive to end the global water crisis while living out God’s mission for them through running the Global 6K for Water and half-marathons with Team World Vision. They believe they can see the end to the global water crisis in their lifetime.
Spend a day with a drill crew in Malawi that works 90% of the year on the road, away from their families. They cook their own food. They wash their own clothes, always covered mud after a long day at work. They live in tents and sit on overturned buckets instead of on chairs. And yet, they wouldn’t have it any other way.