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North Kivu Ebola Virus Disease Awareness Raising and Prevention Project September 04, 2018

World Vision Ireland, as part of the North Kivu Ebola Virus Disease Awareness Raising and Prevention Project - supported by Irish Aid, will implement hygiene and awareness support to communities affected by recent Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

22,500 people in northern Ugandan refugee communities now benefiting from clean water September 04, 2017

A population of 22,500 people - including 18,000 refugees and 4,500 host community members - at Maaji refugee settlement in Adjumani district can now access clean drinking water, proper sanitation and hygiene thanks to World Vision. 

Carrying water can be a pain in the neck April 20, 2017

On average, that woman walks about 6K, or 3.7 miles, to get water for her family. Depending on the size of that jerry can, she’s carrying up to 44 pounds when it’s full. And carrying water that way could have long-term negative health effects.

Water brings back the smiles of children in Swaziland August 15, 2016

Driving down a dusty road heading to Shiselweni district, one of the countryside of Swaziland, near South Africa boarder, a water truck just left – after refilling water in the huge tanks at Mgampondo Primary School. 

Come Please Drink Water April 28, 2016

In a school in Salyakot Village Development Committee, Dhading district a temporary learning center now serves as a school for 65 students. Rebuilt a month after the earthquake, it has now replaced the damaged school which lies in ruins.

Water shortages caused by El Nino affect children the most April 22, 2016

World Vision is responding to the crisis caused by El Nino in at least fifteen countries many of which are feeling acute effects of the water shortage. Food shortages are acute, of that there is no question, but water shortages are just as critical. A lack of clean water causes diarrhea, which can be lethal for small children. Below is a selection of pictures focussing on the effects of water shortages caused by El Nino.

Water is Life April 16, 2016

Mahmoud considers himself as “just another displaced” but the help that he received from others gave him the will to do something to help others himself, in coordination with the camp management, he gets involved in humanitarian activities within the camp.

World Vision and charity: water team up. March 22, 2016

World Vision and charity: water team up to provide Malawi’s rural communities with 187 wells bringing clean water to more than 52,000 people.

Clean Water in Action March 03, 2016

Did you know that World Vision reaches a new person with clean water every 30 seconds?

World Vision puts more euros into programmes that benefit children and communities than any other charity; like this borehole in Tanzania.

Year in Review January 19, 2016

Before we start a brand new year, it’s important that we look back at 2015, a very emotional one.

In 2016, World Vision and our supporters will continue to make a real difference in the world. So let’s reflect on the year passed and learn.

A hungry Christmas holiday looms for children across Southern Africa December 23, 2015

Millions of children in Southern Africa will go hungry over this Christmas season thanks to a food crisis worsened by an El Nino drought.

What does it mean to be human? December 10, 2015

Today is Human Rights Day 2015, a day to remember people of all cultures, faiths & genders still fighting for their rights.

Searing Heatwave Puts Children at Risk October 01, 2015

Close to a million children in Iraq refugee camps face severe water shortages as sandstorms and heatwave hit the Middle East.

World Vision Responds to Myanmar floods September 02, 2015

Ravaging floodwaters sweep through houses, farmlands, bridges and roads as relentless monsoon rains continue in Myanmar and India.

Clean Water – what if you didn’t have it? September 01, 2015

For millions of people all over the world, clean water is just a dream. One of World Vision’s strong points is bringing clean water to those who need it. We reach a new person with clean water every 30 seconds. 1 million every year.

Wherever she looks, she sees progress – What Child Sponsorship is doing for Joyce. September 01, 2015

Joyce remembers what life was like before World Vision came to her village. Those days are but a distant memory for Joyce and her family. She enjoys a much healthier and happier life now.

Clean Water Makes Tiya Safer August 27, 2015

Yeshi Ayele and her six children now have clean water thanks to generous donations to World Vision. Along with the rest of the Tiya community, they no longer have to walk for hours for their water. 

Rebuilding: Women return water to their village July 25, 2015

The families from Majuwa village had barely recovered from the impact of the 7.9 April 25 earthquake that hit Nepal when a new earthquake struck on May 12. The earthquake also damaged the water pipelines and they couldn't be fixed.

Every Drop Counts July 13, 2015

The issue with clean water is not about scarcity - it is about access. 783 million people around the world live without any access to clean water. However, 2.5 billion people live with no access to adequate sanitation.

I’m happy and healthy. I have clean water July 08, 2015

Before World Vision came to their village, Neema had to get up early every morning to fetch water by walking down a very steep hill covered with spiny shrubs, to a dirty swamp. Read how things have changed

Access to Clean Water Would Have Saved Wise, 5, From Drowning July 06, 2015

Francis lost his cousin and best friend, Wise, 10 years ago when Wise drowned while the boys gathered water from an open, dirty hole. Francis and Wise’s mother mourn how the boy’s death could have been avoided — if they had had access to clean water.

Improving hygiene and sanitary conditions at schools in Jordan April 23, 2015

To enable students to thrive in their education and be able to use restrooms whenever they needed, without having to worry of the hygienic conditions inside, World Vision helped 100 schools in Jordan, through its hygiene rehabilitation programme.

Roads; the life-line of a refugee camp April 20, 2015

World Vision, with funding from UNOCHA and ADH, built roads and drainage trenches in some of the districts within the camp. Summers, winters, and rainy seasons were equally challenging at Za'atari Refugee Camp due to the harsh desert land.

Bringing Water Closer to Home April 16, 2015

Ten-year-old Violet has a reason to celebrate. Thanks to a new well drilled in her village by World Vision, she's now seen the last of her family's water worries. 

Clean Water: The Secret to Happiness March 22, 2015

It doesn’t take a lot to make children smile. For most, they smile when they are entertained. But for Mariam (age 5) being happy means having clean water to drink.

World Vision helps to Combat Cholera in Flooded Areas January 25, 2015

Flooding in Malawi has tragically claimed the lives of more than 100 people, and left thousands more homeless. World Vision has on-going programmes in many of the flood-hit areas and is working to support children and their families who have been impacted.

Clean water for everyone in more than 2000 villages December 05, 2014

This month, World Vision Water announced a major accomplishment and something of a miracle: this year, we’ve provided clean drinking water to every man, woman, and child in 2,416 villages in Africa!