‘Miracle Borehole’ Saves Lives
Collins Kaumba Jul 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Just after 5 a.m. in the Mweebo community in southern Zambia, Nelly Mulavu began her lonely trek through the middle of thick bush to fetch water from the only stream in area. This was her first daily morning chore.

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Water Integration Enables Girls to Stay in School
Tamiru Chewaka Jun 26, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Fozia regrets the stories she made up to avoid going to school. “I mourned [the death of] my relative” or “I had to take care of my feeble grandma,” she would say to the teacher. Fozia is 15 years old and is an 8th ...

The Sound of Hope
Johnny Lopez Jun 12, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The sound of the water is beautiful, bringing peace. And if you close your eyes, you can almost feel it—the cold drops coming from the mountain, straight to your home. The sound can bring life and joy to a community....

Gabriella's Happiness
Fred Tumusiime Jun 5, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Mugombwa, a refugee camp in southern Rwanda, currently hosts over 10,400 Congolese refugees. Gabriella, a 7-year-old girl in Mugombwa, smiles every time she washes her hands after using the toilet because she...

It Takes A Household Cluster to Bring Clean Water
Maxine Kampire Apr 10, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Water from a rusted pipe flows down through the grass to a nearby swamp, leaving a trail of orange sediment. “That is the iron in the water. It has rusted the pipe and turned the grass and soil orange,” says...

What if we didn’t have clean water or soap to wash our hands?
Dr. Greg Allgood Apr 6, 2020 3:25:34 PM

World Vision’s expertise in the prevention of the spread of infectious disease has never been more important than during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the most important activities to prevent the spread of the virus...

Water Tap Transforms Lambert’s Life
Fred Tumusiime Mar 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM

It is early in the day and I have already lost count of how many times I have needed to use water. I have so far needed water to brush my teeth, bathe, prepare breakfast, drink coffee, and quench my thirst. With the...

A cup of cold water
Sherree Funk Mar 26, 2020 5:49:04 PM

And if anyone gives even a cup of cold water to one of these little ones who is my disciple, truly I tell you, that person will certainly not lose their reward.Matthew 10:42

Refreshing.

For a hike in the mountains,...

Clean water brings hope and dignity
World Vision Staff Mar 20, 2020 3:06:02 PM

“Water has given me hope. I’m a strong woman. Thanks to World Vision and clean water, there are a lot of strong women here.”

Esperance, a Rwandan mother, hasn’t always been able to say this. As one of the 785...

Clean Water Motivates Nancy
Justus Koech, World Vision Kenya Mar 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM

“Imagine the sweltering heat in this Kerio Valley, all the sweating, and then there is no water to take a bath as you go to class as a teacher, it is very pathetic,” explains Nancy Chebii, a school teacher at Ayatya...