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World Vision

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Clean Water
Women & Girls
Global Health
Relief and development organization helping children worldwide by tackling causes of poverty and developing access to clean water, food, health care, education and economic opportunity.
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Boy smiling with water spout
Benjamin Franklin famously said, “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” Those that live in the United States often do not think twice about the source of their water or whether it is safe to bathe in or drink. It is a luxury that billions of people worldwide do not know, an uncertainty that communities live with every day. Throughout the movement for clean water access is an acronym called WASH, which stands for “water, sanitation and hygiene services.” This concept is used widely by our charity partners and other government entities that focus on worldwide clean…

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  • Title: Somalia Hunger Crisis: Faadumo’s Story
  • Charity: World Vision
  • Country: Somalia
  • Photo Credit: Gwayi Patrick

  • Title: W345-0144-090
  • Charity: World Vision
  • Country: Somalia
  • Photo Credit: Gwayi Patrick

  • Title: W200-0415-007
  • Charity: World Vision
  • Country: Kenya
  • Photo Credit: World Vision Kenya Consultant

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When our Land Cruiser rolled to a stop in a village in Turkana, northern Kenya — a hotspot of the global hunger crisis — I braced myself to encounter desperation and heartbreak. I didn’t expect to find extravagant generosity and faith. The looming crisis On the journey to East Africa, my head was full of facts about this crisis. Alarmingly, 50 million people worldwide are facing starvation if nothing is done. Hunger was escalating even before the war in Ukraine due to extreme and unpredictable weather patterns, protracted conflict and violence, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, by limiting access to critical wheat exports from the region, the war inflated food costs even further — at a time when families were already suffering. This was true in Turkana, where the worst drought in four decades has dried up grazing lands and caused the widespread death of livestock. Families who didn’t have…