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Do the Global 6k for Water on May 6

Be part of the world’s largest 6k walk for clean water. Let’s have fun, get some exercise, and make a difference!

Why a 6k?

A child in a community without clean water walks an average of 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) per day to get dirty water that makes them sick.

Donate now

Your donation adapts in real time to meet urgent needs. You’ll fill critical funding gaps and help those who need it most, like hungry children in South Sudan, and refugee families fleeing violence in Syria.

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6 Ways We Earn Your Trust

We’re a Christian humanitarian organization helping children, families, and their communities overcome poverty and injustice.

Love Comes First

We aspire to be like Jesus. So we serve all people. No matter their religion, ethnicity, or gender.


Keeping our costs down means your gifts make the biggest waves possible.

Targeting Root Causes

Going after poverty’s symptoms is temporary. Going after its causes is permanent.


You’re welcome behind the curtain. In fact, there is no curtain…because we're accountable to you, to the kids we serve, and ultimately to God.

Your Donation Multiplies

Your gift + grants + donated goods = WAY more impact.

Local Leadership

When community members lead change, the change lasts and lasts. That’s why World Vision’s international staff is 95 percent local.

What’s Happening in World News

News of big needs and great hope. Fair warning, we’re pretty biased towards hope.

What to do for Lent: Love others

Lent, a time of sacrifice and reflection leading up to Easter, is an ideal time to emulate the counter-cultural ways of the early Christians, whose faith was so attractive that Christianity spread like wildfire. Provoke thought and action for how to make this Lenten season count.