We Are in This Together!

December 19, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water 2 Comments

Each day at World Vision we pray. We pray for our projects, employees in the field, our work, and our donors. To help center ourselves, we do devotions with our department. Last week, inspired by Mathew 25:35, Elizabeth in donor services led devotions for her team. “I felt led to do our departmental devotions on … Read More

Special Delivery — We Need You!

December 5, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 9 Comments

In the Beyond 5 office, postcards are stacking up! We asked you to help us get the word out about the Water for the World Act and since then, nearly 3,000 emails have been sent to Congress simply because people like you took action. Over 130 people have ordered postcards or are using a personal online … Read More

Go BIG!

November 21, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 3 Comments

In case you missed it earlier this month, we announced some BIG news…and we want to make sure your chance to go to Washington, D.C., did not get lost in the abyss of your overcrowded inbox (we know it’s scary in there)! For the next two months, we’re going BIG for clean water, so that children under 5 can grow … Read More

What Do You Know About Water and Sanitation?

November 12, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water No Comments

We all know water is essential for life. Having clean water prevents disease and improves malnutrition.  When clean water, improved sanitation, and hygiene resources are provided, a community thrives. More girls attend school, less productivity is lost due to illness and agriculture becomes abundant. More children live to the age of five.  What do you … Read More

I Want to Ask God

November 7, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water 1 Comment

“Sometimes I want to ask God why He allows poverty, famine and injustice when He could do something about it….but I’m afraid He might ask me the same question.”  -Pointus’ Puddle World Vision and Water.org are a part of the Millennium Water Alliance.  We are speaking out for clean water, see how you can help. … Read More

Big News: We are Bringing Water to the World!

November 1, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water 3 Comments

We’ve been learning. We’ve been preparing. We’ve been waiting…to announce some big news.  Well Beyond 5 advocates, the wait is over.  It’s time to get serious about reducing under-5 mortality with clean water! For the next five months, we’ll be getting our hands dirty and breaking a sweat with real, serious, effective advocacy, and we … Read More

Friday Alert: Flash Flood for Good!

September 20, 2013By WV AdvocacyClean Water, Events 2 Comments

Join with Morgan Freeman, Colbie Caillat, Jeff Bridges, Matthew McConaughey, Hilary Duff and others to be a part of a Flash Flood for Good. On September 24, we are going to start a ripple effect to reach millions of people and provide children around the globe with clean water. How does it work?  First, go to … Read More

When Water is More Than Just a Clean Drink

September 19, 2013By Guest AuthorClean Water No Comments

The story below comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo in a community where World Vision drilled four wells. More than 1,000 families have access to clean water for the first time, but for women and girls in the community, the wells mean so much more. By Alice Bafiala The courtyard of Mungeza, a housewife … Read More