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Help us bring the life-saving gift of clean water to the people of Malawi.
The global water crisis is one of the biggest public health crises of our day. Every day, more than 800 children under 5 die from diarrhea caused by contaminated water, poor sanitation, and unsafe hygiene practices.
1 of every 10 people on the planet have no access to clean water. That’s 771 million people who lack basic drinking water access, with 122 million people still using surface water as their source. The global water crisis disproportionately impacts women and girls, who spend an estimated 200 million hours hauling water every day.
In Malawi, nearly 5.5 million people do not have access to basic sanitation and more than 13 million have no access to clean water. One of every 18 children born in Malawi will not live to see their fifth birthday, primarily because of malaria, diarrhea, and pneumonia (World Health Organization, 2016). These waterborne diseases are largely preventable with clean water, safe sanitation and good hygiene practices.
As a Christian, faith-based organization, World Vision is uniquely positioned to work with local religious leaders of all faiths as agents of change and advocates for the importance of clean water, improved sanitation, and healthy hygiene behaviors. In fact, 8,763 faith leaders participated in water, sanitation, and hygiene efforts in 2021. World Vision is also the leading nongovernmental provider of clean water in the developing world.
Every 10 seconds World Vision reaches one new person with clean water and hygiene education!
What we have accomplished together so far
Between October 2015 and September 2020, we have helped bring clean water to 629,363 people. Our goal is to reach more than 350,000 people in Malawi with clean water between 2021-2025. None of this would be possible without your partnership, thank you!
Thank you for prayerfully considering providing the life-saving gift of clean water to the children and families of Malawi.
“…I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink…” —Matthew 25:35 (NIV)
At World Vision, stewardship is an integral part of everything we do. In rare cases where donations exceed what is needed, or where local conditions prevent program implementation, World Vision will redirect funds to similar activities to help children and families in need.
The multiplying effect from grants and donated goods may change throughout the year on identical or similar offers due to variations in the start and end dates of donor grants and our programs.