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Help us bring the life-saving gift of clean water to the people of Kenya.
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.
With a population of nearly 50 million, nearly 40% (20 million) of Kenyans lack access to clean, more accessible water sources. Many parts of Kenya also experience unpredictable weather that creates a challenge of establishing sustainable, safe water supplies as well as proper 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
In the first half of fiscal year 2022, we have:
- provided 35,848 people in Kenya with clean water access
- enabled access to household latrines for 150,803 community members
- 152,512 people gained access to hand-washing facilities
This program made a significant impact on women and girls and other marginalized groups by providing them better access to WASH resources, training them on plumbing and aquifer preservation, and helping them leverage their voices to speak out in their communities. None of this is possible without your partnership, thank you!
Our goal is to reach more than 1 million Kenyans with clean water between 2021-2025. Thank you for prayerfully considering providing the life-saving gift of clean water to the people of Kenya.
“…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.