World Vision is a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.


World Vision’s global water, sanitation, and hygiene business plan for 2021 to 2025—our organizational commitment to invest $1 billion over five years to extend the impact of our water, sanitation, and hygiene work across 41 prioritized countries in six regions, with an emphasis on reaching the world’s most vulnerable, especially in fragile context.

Faith in Action: Power of Faith Leaders to Fight a Pandemic Report

  • World Vision has a network of 450,000 faith leaders equipped to respond to child well-being challenges in their communities.
  • More than 124,000 faith leaders partnering to disseminate accurate health information in the COVID-19 Response
  • World Vision is already partnering with more than 124,000 faith leaders in care and prevention campaigns.
  • 84% of faith leader survey respondents reported sharing health and hygiene practices with their congregations and/or communities
  • 52% reported actively correcting misinformation about COVID-19

Faith Actors in the COVID Response Policy Brief  See more reports, podcast, and videos about on World Vision’s work with faith leaders and communities in our COVID-19 response.

One Year On: COVID-19 Response Report reflects on the impact of World Vision’s COVID-19 response over the last year and looks forward as we move into the next phase of the response.

Report of the Community Health Worker Survey for COVID-19 Response Countries, 2021 As of October 2020, World Vision supports 184,229 Community Health Workers (CHWs) in 46 countries.

WASH in Healthcare Facilities Capacity Statement Basic WASH services in healthcare facilities play an important role preventing infections, improving the quality of healthcare, and saving lives. This capacity statement highlights World Vision’s distinctives for supporting WASH in healthcare facilities.

WATER, SANITATION, AND HYGIENE IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES: MALI PROJECT SUMMARY – The goal of the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) in Healthcare Facilities project was to provide 100% of 40 healthcare facilities in the Kolokani and Koro districts in Mali with sustainable WASH services. This project used an integrated approach in collaboration with community members, local government, and health/WASH partners that were operating in the program areas.

World Vision Approach to Family Planning World Vision supports the implementation of voluntary family planning programs based on the best medical knowledge and training available, and good medical ethics. The organization works with diverse stakeholders—including community health volunteers, community health workers, and faith leaders—and recognizes that healthy women are the key to healthy children, families, and communities.

World Vision Peer-reviewed article on Family Planning | Social accountability and education revives health sub-centers in India and increases access to family planning services, in the Christian Journal for Global Health, July 2017

Article on Context acceptability theories: example of family planning interventions in five African countries, appearing in BMC (BioMed Central) in 2021.


USAID’s Nobo Jatra activity, implemented by World Vision, is changing people’s lives through newly built ten Reverse Osmosis Water Production Facilities in south-west of Bangladesh. The combined output of these water facilities have reached almost 150,000 people, providing them with clean, safe water that was not previously available in their communities. Watch the video 

Access to safe water in developing countries is still an issue, and an even bigger issue in healthcare facilities where soap and water are not available for hand washing. World Vision is working in places like rural Mali to bring these practices to life. Watch the video 

World Vision partners with faith leaders in the fight against COVID-19 (3:21): Watch the video 

World Vision Zambia engages faith leaders on the fight against #coronavirus (2:07), featuring Channels of Hope for COVID-19 and faith leader, Pastor Isaac Tembo: Watch the video 

Pastor Jonathan in the eastern DRC helped educate his community about Ebola and how to prevent it. He’s now using the skills he learned over years of Ebola outbreaks to ward off COVID-19 (1:58) Watch the video  

To reduce the risk of coronavirus outbreak, World Vision Afghanistan disinfects public places daily. The Great Mosque of Herat is one of those places. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, some people are continuing to attend the Great Mosque of Herat. Recognising this, World Vision is trying to make this location safer. (3:27): Watch the video

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