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The El Ñino phenomenon – How the extreme weather is impacting millions July 08, 2016

El Niño is a warming of the central to eastern tropical Pacific. It happens every two to seven years. Its impact on global weather patterns means an increase in droughts and floods. In Africa the droughts in Southern and Eastern Africa existing conditions have been exasperated by El Niño  and has left millions of children in need. El Niño is also leading to droughts in the Pacific Islands and Central America.

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.

The power of a grandmother’s love June 19, 2015

Elizabeth in Zambia is the matriarch of her family. But this grandmother's primary role isn't only to love and dote on them … she's their provider. And for the past few years, she has struggled. Through a variety of World Vision programs, Elizabeth can now show her love to her family through food, education, health, and a life transformed out of poverty!

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 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!